Automation, Production Systems and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing

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9780130546524: Automation, Production Systems and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing

An exploration of the technical and engineering aspects of automated production systems. This book covers all of the modern automation technologies used in production - including the necessary components and subsystems for implementing computer integrated manufacturing in the automated factory of the future.

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An exploration of the technical and engineering aspects of automated production systems.

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NEW ORGANIZATION. The second edition consists of five parts, following two introductory chapters:

  • I. Automation and control technologies: industrial computer control, control system components, numerical control, industrial robotics, programmable logic controllers.
  • II. Material handling technologies: conveyor systems, automated guided vehicle systems, automated storage systems, automatic identification and data capture.
  • III. Manufacturing systems: single station cells, group technology, flexible manufacturing systems, assembly lines, transfer lines.
  • IV. Quality control systems: statistical process control, inspection principles and technologies.
  • V. Manufacturing support systems: CAD/CAM, process planning, production planning, production planning and control, lean production and agile manufacturing.

TEXT FEATURES

  • Expanded coverage of automation fundamentals, numerical control programming, group technology, flexible manufacturing systems, material handling and storage, quality control and inspection, inspection technologies, programmable logic controllers.
  • New chapters or sections on manufacturing systems, single station manufacturing systems, mixed-model assembly line analysis, quality assurance and statistical process control, Taguchi methods, inspection principles and technologies, concurrent engineering, automatic identification and data collection, lean and agile manufacturing.
  • Higher quantitative and engineering content in the text with more equations and example problems
  • More quantitative problems on more topics: 385 problems in the new edition, 125 more than the 1987 edition.
  • Historical notes describing the development and historical background of many of the automation technologies.

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