## Learning Curves: Theory and ApplicationRavinder Nanda, George L. Adler Work Measurement and Methods Engineering Division, American Institute of Industrial Engineers, 1977 - Learning curve (Industrial engineering) - 154 pages |

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### Contents

Manufacturing Progress Functions for Types of Processes | 5 |

Some Improvement Curve Theory I Steedman International | 53 |

The Learning Curve Walton M Hancock Industrial | 62 |

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