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Index Income tax: deferred, 514 on P&L statement, 317 Independent alternatives, 573, 578 Independent Association of Accredited Registrars (IAAR), 622 Independent professional engineers, nancial tools for, 528530 Indexes, 778779 Index numbers (time series analysis), 118 Indirect costs, 536538 Inducement-contribution model, 489, 491 Industrial engineering, 331 Industrial robots, 337340, 671672 applications, 340 conguration, 338339 control and programming, 340 palletizing, 373 Industrial trucks, 385, 387389 Industry-specic awards, 636, 637 Industry Week, 636, 637 Inelastic compliant features, 290 Innite replenishment rate model: with nite shortage costs, 124 with innite storage cost, 124 Ination, 565566 Informal management systems, 455456, 459 Information brokers, 783 Information Handling Services (IHS) database, 769770, 781 Information Industry Market Place, 779 Information management, 487488 Information personalization, 775 Information resources, 777783 abstracts, 778779 codes, 780781 encyclopedias, 779780 engineering societies, 781782 government publications, 781 handbooks, 779780 indexes, 778779 information brokers, 783 libraries, 782783 online resources, 758776 access options for mechanical engineers, 762763 commercial databases, 768771 database services, 765768 document delivery options, 773774 future of, 774775 options for using, 775776 security issues, 763765 terms related to, 759762 primary literature, 777778 specications, 780781 standards, 780781 Infotrieve, 774 Infrastructure, management system failure and, 466 Ingenta, 774 Initial acquisition costs, 535537 Injection blow molding, 276 Injection-molded carbon-ber composites, 275 Injection molding, 275 Innovate phase (DMAIC), see Improvement (and innovation) phase Innovation-based sustainability, 416, 419 In-process inspection, cost estimating for, 558 Inputs: manufacturing process ow diagrams, 23 for TRA processing, 3638 INSPEC, 770 Inspections: computer-aided, 328, 329 in-process, cost estimating for, 558 shipping and receiving, 31 visual, 344 Instability hazard levels, 673 Institute for Market Transformation to Sustainability (MTS), 415 Instructions, product, 714 Insurance, liability, 708709 Intangible assets, 510 Integrated Performance Index, 502 Integrated product and process development team (IPT), 588 Intellectual property, 706707 Intelligent agents, 775 Interaction (on teams), 477 Interest: calculation of, 566572 continuous vs. discrete, 567568 interest factors, 568572 nominal interest rates, 567 Interest-bearing current liabilities, 512 Interest-bearing debt, 517 Interest expense, 317 Interest factors, 568572 Interfaces, organizational, 501 Interferences (patent contention), 754 Intermediate pitch, 294 Internal environment, 452, 453, 461464, 468 Internal rate of return, 580. See also Rate of return International Aerospace Abstracts, 769