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About this book
This combination of handbook and multimedia CD-ROM offers the most up-to-date view of today's and tomorrow's world of manufacturing technologies. It was written by leading experts from the USA, Europe, and Asia and spans a wide range of topics: from industrial management and organization to automation and control, from mechanical to electronical technology, and from machine tools to the consumer goods industry. It gives a unique interdisciplinary and global presentation of material and combines, for the first time, theoretical and significant practical results from the last decades of the most important branches of machine building. Its broad coverage should appeal to the highly skilled scientific expert as well as to the experienced design engineer, and to undergraduate as well as to advanced students.