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Shop Floor Control Systems

From design to implementation

  • Authors
  • Alfred Bauer
  • Richard Bowden
  • Jim Browne
  • James Duggan
  • Gerard J. Lyons

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xx
  2. Background to Shop Floor Control Systems

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Alfred Bauer, Richard Bowden, Jim Browne, James Duggan, Gerard J. Lyons
      Pages 3-32
  3. A Functional Architecture for Shop Floor Control Systems

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 33-33
    2. Alfred Bauer, Richard Bowden, Jim Browne, James Duggan, Gerard J. Lyons
      Pages 35-63
    3. Alfred Bauer, Richard Bowden, Jim Browne, James Duggan, Gerard J. Lyons
      Pages 64-94
  4. An Information Technology Architecture for Shop Floor Control

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 95-95
    2. Alfred Bauer, Richard Bowden, Jim Browne, James Duggan, Gerard J. Lyons
      Pages 97-119
    3. Alfred Bauer, Richard Bowden, Jim Browne, James Duggan, Gerard J. Lyons
      Pages 120-148
  5. State-of-the-Art-Review

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 149-149
    2. Alfred Bauer, Richard Bowden, Jim Browne, James Duggan, Gerard J. Lyons
      Pages 151-178
    3. Alfred Bauer, Richard Bowden, Jim Browne, James Duggan, Gerard J. Lyons
      Pages 179-208
  6. The Implementation of Shop Floor Control Systems

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 209-209
    2. Alfred Bauer, Richard Bowden, Jim Browne, James Duggan, Gerard J. Lyons
      Pages 211-243
    3. Alfred Bauer, Richard Bowden, Jim Browne, James Duggan, Gerard J. Lyons
      Pages 244-275
  7. An Implementation of a PAC System

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 277-278
    2. Alfred Bauer, Richard Bowden, Jim Browne, James Duggan, Gerard J. Lyons
      Pages 279-297
    3. Alfred Bauer, Richard Bowden, Jim Browne, James Duggan, Gerard J. Lyons
      Pages 298-313
    4. Alfred Bauer, Richard Bowden, Jim Browne, James Duggan, Gerard J. Lyons
      Pages 314-335
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 336-344

About this book

Introduction

In recent years there has been a tremendous upsurge of interest in manufac­ turing systems design and analysis. Large industrial companies have realized that their manufacturing facilities can be a source of tremendous opportunity if managed well or a huge corporate liability if managed poorly. In particular industrial managers have realized the potential of well designed and installed production planning and control systems. Manufacturing, in an environment of short product life cycles and increasing product diversity, looks to tech­ niques such as manufacturing resource planning, Just In Time (lIT) and total quality control among others to meet the challenge. Customers are demanding high quality products and very fast turn around on orders. Manufacturing personnel are aware of the lead time from receipt of order to delivery of completed orders at the customer's premises. It is clear that this production lead time is, for the majority of manufacturing firms, greatly in excess of the actual processing or manufacturing time. There are many reasons for this, among them poor coordination between the sales and manufacturing function. Some are within the control of the manufacturing function. Others are not.

Keywords

Information Technology (IT) Manufacturing architecture control control system design environment information iron model production research structure tables technology

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