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Case
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Reference no. 673-035-1
Published by: Cranfield School of Management
Published in: 1973
Length: 19 pages
Data source: Field research

Abstract

The case describes the problems encountered by a medium sized chemical company when it built a new chemical plant operating on an untried process. The concept of reliability modelling is introduced and the company''s attempts to apply it to the new plant are described. The case can be used to demonstrate the large scale application of reliability theory and the dangers of being first in the use of new processing techniques.
Location:
Industry:
Size:
GBP50 million sales
Other setting(s):
1966-1968

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Abstract

The case describes the problems encountered by a medium sized chemical company when it built a new chemical plant operating on an untried process. The concept of reliability modelling is introduced and the company''s attempts to apply it to the new plant are described. The case can be used to demonstrate the large scale application of reliability theory and the dangers of being first in the use of new processing techniques.

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Location:
Industry:
Size:
GBP50 million sales
Other setting(s):
1966-1968

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