bill of materials(Noun)
A list of materials and components used in a manufactured item, sometimes appended to an engineering diagram of the item.
bill of materials(Noun)
A computerized list of materials and components, structured in a manner to support computer-based materials procurement and production scheduling.
Bill of materials
A bill of materials is a list of the raw materials, sub-assemblies, intermediate assemblies, sub-components, parts and the quantities of each needed to manufacture an end product. No physical dimension is described in a BOM, however the rough outline should include: Creating a Bill of Materials should include: ⁕BOM Level ⁕Part Number ⁕Part Name ⁕Phase ⁕Description ⁕Quantity ⁕Unit of Measure ⁕Procurement Type ⁕Reference Designators ⁕BOM Notes When creating or using a BOM, who will be using it should be considered. It may be used for communication between manufacturing partners, or confined to a single manufacturing plant. A BOM can define products as they are designed, as they are ordered, as they are built, or as they are maintained. The different types of BOMs depend on the business need and use for which they are intended. In process industries, the BOM is also known as the formula, recipe, or ingredients list. In electronics, the BOM represents the list of components used on the printed wiring board or printed circuit board. Once the design of the circuit is completed, the BOM list is passed on to the PCB layout engineer as well as component engineer who will procure the components required for the design.
The numerical value of bill of materials in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of bill of materials in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
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