Advances in Manufacturing Technology: Proceedings of the 10th National Conference on Manufacturing Research VIII

Advances in Manufacturing Technology: Proceedings of the 10th National Conference on Manufacturing Research VIII : National Conference Proceedings

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This volume comprises the Proceedings of the Tenth National Conference on Manufacturing Research held at the University of Technology, Loughborough, UK, in September 1994, the latest in a series of meetings first convened in 1985, and the first to be published by Taylor & Francis Ltd.; Keith Case and Steven Newman, the Conference Chairs. The book contains R. H. Weston's keynote address, 'Requirements and Trends in Manufacturing Systems', and over 140 contributions, which together represent the leading edge, state-of-the-art knowledge in the area of manufacturing and production engineering and management. The contributions are organized by theme: process planning; systems integration and modelling; simulation and scheduling; concurrent engineering and design; process control; and inspection; and thus demonstrate the enormous range of topics that manufacturing research embraces and their relevance to improving current industrial practice.show more

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  • Paperback | 687 pages
  • 178 x 254 x 31.75mm | 1,043g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0748402543
  • 9780748402540

About Keith Case

Case; K ,Newman; S T Loughborough University of Technology,show more

Table of contents

Manufacturing Management: Manufacturing with extreme seasonal demand; A natural systems approach to manufacturing strategy. Process Planning: State-of-the-art review of CAPP: its impact and its application in CIM; Software design for sequencing machining operations. Systems Integration and Modelling: An intelligent schema for manufacturing system integration; A ...Process Description... approach to manufacturing system modelling. Simulation and Scheduling: Evaluating the performance of flexible manufacturing systems; A control strategy for expert scheduling systems. Concurrent Engineering and Design: The product design processes and concurrent engineering; Asking the expert in design. Manufacturing Process and Process Control: Optimal objective functions for automated manufacturing process; Tool design for electrochemical machining. Inspection: 3-D data collection for object recognition; Measurement of features by a sample-grid approach.show more