Manufacturing Systems Engineering

Manufacturing Systems Engineering

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Concentrating on the three key themes of manufacturing technology, production management and industrial economics, this textbook provides information for students of mechanical, industrial, manufacturing and production engineering.
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  • Hardback | 508 pages
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 2nd edition
  • 0748405224
  • 9780748405220

Table of contents

Part 1 Essentials of manufacturing systems: fundamentals of manufacturing; fundamentals of systems; fundamentals of manufacturing systems; modes of production; integrated manufacturing and management systems. Part 2 Process systems for manufacturing: material and technological information flows in manufacturing systems; product planning and design; process planning and design; layout planning and design; logistic planning and design; manufacturing optimization. Part 3 Managerial information flow in manufacturing systems; production planning; production scheduling; inventory management; production control; quality engineering. Part 4 Value systems for manufacturing: value and cost flows in manufacturing systems; manufacturing cost and product cost structure; profit planning and break-even analysis; capital investment for manufacturing. Part 5 Automation systems for manufacturing: industrial automation; principles of computer-integrated manufacturing (CIM); computer-aided design (CAD); factory automation (FA), computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) and computer-integrated manufacturing systems. Part 6 Information systems for manufacturing: fundamentals of information technology; parts-orientated production information systems; computerized production scheduling; on-line production control systems; computer-based production management systems. Part 7 Social systems for manufacturing: social production structure; manufacturing strategy; global manufacturing; industrial structure and manufacturing efficiency; industrial input-output relations; manufacturing excellence for the future production perspectives.
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