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Modern Manufacturing

Information Control and Technology

  • Marek B. Zaremba
  • Biren Prasad

Part of the Advanced Manufacturing Series book series (ADVMANUF)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Biren Prasad
    Pages 1-25
  3. Albert W. Chan
    Pages 26-46
  4. Kaj A. Jørgensen
    Pages 47-84
  5. F. B. Vernadat
    Pages 85-114
  6. Yu-To Chen, Andrew Kusiak
    Pages 115-131
  7. Rakesh Nagi, Jean-Marie Proth
    Pages 132-172
  8. R. C. Michelini, G. M. Acaccia, M. Callegari, R. M. Molfino
    Pages 225-252
  9. Zbigniew Banaszak
    Pages 253-286
  10. Anders Adlemo, Sven-Arne Andréasson
    Pages 287-326
  11. Heiko Nordloh
    Pages 327-353
  12. Michael Schulte, Rainer Stark, Christian Weber
    Pages 354-377
  13. A. S. Sohal, L. A. R. Al-Hakim
    Pages 378-399
  14. Back Matter
    Pages 401-403

About this book

Introduction

Manufacturers worldwide are faced with unprecedented challenges from international competition, changing production processes and technologies, shorter production life-cycles, market globalization and environmental requirements. Fundamental to meeting these challenges is the understanding and control of information across all stages of the Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) process. Modern Manufacturing presents the state of the art in the information-oriented aspects of CIM and Intelligent Manufacturing Systems. Particular emphasis is placed on the impact of new software engineering technologies, the object-oriented approach, database design, hierarchical control and intelligent systems. The contributions are written by experts from Europe and the USA.

Keywords

Information Technology Manufacturing Systems computer integrated manufacturing computer-integrated manufacturing (CIM) control manufacturing

Editors and affiliations

  • Marek B. Zaremba
    • 1
  • Biren Prasad
    • 2
  1. 1.Département d’InformatiqueUniversité du Québec à HullHullCanada
  2. 2.CERA InstituteWest BloomfieldUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4471-2101-5
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag London 1994
  • Publisher Name Springer, London
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4471-2103-9
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4471-2101-5
  • Series Print ISSN 1431-0155
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