Computer-Integrated Manufacturing

Computer-Integrated Manufacturing

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For undergraduate courses in Computer Integrated Manufacturing and Automated Manufacturing. The only technology level text in Computer-Integrated Manufacturing, this text shows how CIM fits into the current manufacturing systems and how the technology is used to solve real-world industrial problems. Unique in approach, it integrates basic product design techniques and manufacturing fundamentals and principles, along with a look at the changing operations and information systems that support CIM in the enterprise.
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  • Hardback | 496 pages
  • 185.4 x 226.1 x 25.4mm | 816.48g
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • illustrations, references
  • 0130875538
  • 9780130875532

Table of contents

I. INTRODUCTION TO CIM AND THE MANUFACTURING ENTERPRISE. 1. The Manufacturing Enterprise. Introduction. External Challenges. Internal Challenges. World-Class Order-Winning Criteria. The Problem and a Solution. Learning CIM Concepts. Going for the Globe. Summary. References. Questions. Problems. Projects. Appendix 1-1: The Benefits of a CIM Implementation. Appendix 1-2: The Parable of the Two Farmers. 2. Manufacturing Systems. Manufacturing Classifications. Product Development Cycle. Enterprise Organization. Manual Production Operations. Summary. References. Questions. Problems. Appendix 2-1: CIM as a Competitive Weapon. Case Study: Evolution and Progress-One World-Class Company's Measurement System. II. THE DESIGN ELEMENTS AND PRODUCTION ENGINEERING. 3. Product Design and Production Engineering. Product Design and Production Engineering. Organization Model. The Design Process: A Model. Concurrent Engineering. Production Engineering. Summary. References. Questions. Projects. Case Study: Repetitive Design. 4. Design Automation: CAD. Introduction to CAD Systems. General System Operation. CAD Classification: Hardware Platforms. CAD Classification: Software. Application of CAD to Manufacturing Systems. Summary. References. Questions. Problems. Projects. Appendix 4-1: B-Splines to Nurb. Appendix 4-1: Web Sites for CAD Vendors. Appendix 4-3: Web Sites for Computer Systems. 5. Design Automation: Computer-Aided Engineering. Design for Manufacturing and Assembly. Computer-Aided Engineering Analysis. Computer-Aided Engineering Evaluation. Group Technology. Production Engineering Strategies. Design and Production Engineering Network. Summary. References. Questions. Problems. Projects. Appendix 5-1: Ten Guidelines for Design for Assembly. Appendix 5-2: Web Sites for CAE Vendors. Appendix 5-3: Web Sites for Rapid Prototyping Vendors. III. MANAGING THE ENTERPRISE RESOURCES. 6. Introduction to Production/Operations Planning. Operations Management. Manufacturing Planning and Control. Manufacturing Planning and Control Model-Manufacturing Resource Planning (MRP2). Material Requirements Planning. Introduction to Production Activity Control. Gantt Charts and Schedule Boards. Priority Control and Dispatching Techniques. Shop Loading. Input/Output Control. Automating the MPC Function. Summary. References. Questions. Problems. Projects. 7. Introduction to Manufacturing Planning and Control. Planning in the MPC System. Production Planning. Master Production Schedule. Inventory Management. Product Data Management. Summary. References. Questions. Problems. Projects. Case Study 7-1: Production System at New United Motor Manufacturing, Part 1. 8. Material Planning, Production Scheduling, and Operating Systems. Material Requirements Planning. Capacity Requirements Planning. From Reorder-Point Systems to Manufacturing Resource Planning (MRP II). Just-in-Time Manufacturing. Synchronized Production. The Emergence of Lean Production. Summary. References. Questions. Problems. Projects. Case Study: Production System at New United Motor Manufacturing, Part 2. Appendix 8-1: Wright's Bicycle Example. Appendix 8-2: ABCD Checklist. 9. Enterprise Resource Planning, and Beyond. MRP II: A Driver of Effective ERP Systems. Information Technology. The Decision to Implement an ERP System. Features of Modern MP&C Systems. Developing Technologies: Converging and Enabling. Identifying ERP System Suppliers. Summary. References. Projects. Appendix 9-1: Identifying the Abbreviations Included in Figure 9-1. Appendix 9-2: Important ERP-Related Sites on the Internet. Appendix 9-3: An ERP Example Using WinMan. IV. ENABLING PROCESSES AND SYSTEMS FOR MODERN MANUFACTURING. 10. Production Process Machines and Systems. Material and Machine Processes. Flexible Manufacturing. Fixed High-Volume Automation. Summary. References. Questions. Projects. Appendix 10-1: History of Computer-Controlled Machines. 11. Production Support Machines and Systems. Industrial Robots. Automated Material Handling. Automatic Guided Vehicles. Automated Storage and Retrieval. Summary. References. Questions. Projects. Case Study: AGV Applications at General Motors. 12. Machine and System Control. System Overview. Cell Control. Proprietary Versus Open System Interconnect Software. Device Control. Programmable Logic Controllers. Computer Numerical Control. Automatic Tracking. Network Communications. Summary. References. Questions. Projects. Appendix 12-1: Turning G Codes. 13. Quality and Human Resource Issues in Manufacturing. Quality. Total Quality Management. Quality Tools and Processes. Defect-Free Design Philosophy. The Changing Workforce. Self-Directed Work Teams. Summary. References. Questions. Projects. Appendix 13-1: Deming's Fourteen Points. Index.
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About James A. Rehg

JAMES A . REHG, CMfgE, is an Assistant Professor of Engineering at The Pennsylvania State University-Altoona College, where he teaches automation controls courses in the B.S. program in Electromechanical Engineering Technology. He earned both a B.S. and M.S. in Electrical Engineering from St. Louis University and has completed additional graduate study at Wentworth Institute, University of Missouri, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, and Clemson University. Before coming to Penn State-Altoona, he was the CIM coordinator and department head of CAD/CAM/Machine Tool Technology at Tri-County Technical College. Prior to that, he was the Dean of Engineering Technology and Director of Academic Computing at Trident Technical College in Charleston, South Carolina. He held the position of Director of the Robotics Resource Center at Piedmont Technical College in Greenwood, South Carolina, and was department head of Electronic Engineering Technology of Forest Park Community College in St. Louis, Missouri. In addition, he was a Senior Instrumentation Engineer for Boeing in St. Louis. Professor Rehg has authored five texts on robotics and automation, and has presented numerous papers on subjects related directly to training in automation and robotics. He has also been a consultant to nationally recognized corporations and many educational institutions. He has led numerous seminars and workshops in the areas of robotics and microprocessors and has developed extensive seminar training material. In addition, he has received numerous state awards for excellence in teaching and was named the outstanding instructor in the nation by the Association of Community College Trustees.HENRY W. KRAEBBER, P.E., CPIM, is an Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering Technology at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana. He has fifteen years of experience and leadership in manufacturing operations, engineering, quality, and management. He has worked at the Collins Avionics and Missiles group of Rockwell International, the Plough Products Division of Schering-Plough Corporation, and Flavorite Laboratories. His work has supported the production of industrial, consumer, and military products in the food, consumer products, and electronics areas. Career highlights include developing and implementing manufacturing control systems (MRP2, including MAPICS and AMAPS) and implementing the concepts of total quality. He earned a B.S. degree in Industrial Engineering from Purdue University, and a M.E. degree in Industrial Engineering from Iowa State University. He is a senior member of the Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE). As an active member of professional organizations, he is now Past President and the VP of Education for the Wabash Valley Chapter of APICS. In August 1989, Mr. Kraebber returned to Purdue University to become a faculty member in the School of Technology program in Computer Integrated Manufacturing Technology. He currently teaches courses in manufacturing operations, manufacturing quality control, and integrated systems. He is President of CIM in Higher Education Alliance, a nonprofit corporation that supports CIM and manufacturing education.
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