Digital Enterprise Challenges

Life-Cycle Approach to Management and Production

  • George L. Kovács
  • Peter Bertók
  • Géza Haidegger

Part of the IFIP — The International Federation for Information Processing book series (IFIPAICT, volume 77)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Modeling and Simulation

  3. Reverse Engineering and CAD

  4. Life-Cycle Engineering

    1. A. Bechina, U. Brinkshulte, K. Synnes, O. E. Artzen
      Pages 117-126
    2. H. E. Otto, K. G. Mueller, F. Kimura
      Pages 127-140
    3. H. E. Otto, K. G. Mueller, F. Kimura, M. Germani, F. Mandorli
      Pages 141-151
  5. Process and Production Development

    1. Michiko Matsuda, Hiroto Suzuki, Fumihiko Kimura
      Pages 152-163
    2. Frank-Lothar Krause, Helmut Jansen, Ralph Schultz, Hendrik Gärtner
      Pages 164-174
    3. N. Sechi, M. Lawson, R. Soenen
      Pages 175-186
  6. Energy Sector, General Planning

    1. Mário Paulo Teixeira Pinto, João José Pinto Ferreira
      Pages 187-195

About this book


Digital Enterprise Challenges comprises the proceedings of the Eleventh International PROLAMAT conference, which was sponsored by the International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP) and held in Budapest, Hungary in November 2001. This volume contains case studies, theoretical papers and project development reports on one of the greatest challenges facing the new digital enterprises: Life Cycle Approach to Management and Production. In an increasingly environment-conscious world, manufacturing and production are seen as part of a larger picture: the product life cycle (production - use - disposal), and are looked at from three different aspects: technology, economy and ecology (environmental impact). The PROLAMAT conference focuses on technology while also embracing the other two aspects; various solutions for the different activities are presented in the papers.
Main issues discussed in the book are
  • CAD/CAM/CIM/CAE, Reverse Engineering;
  • SCM, ERP, Networking, Web Based Applications;
  • Decision Support Systems, Intelligent Manufacturing;
  • Modelling and Simulation;
  • Virtual and Real Enterprises, Life-Cycle Approach, Management;
  • Control and Robotics Applications.
This volume is essential reading for academics, students, managers and industrial experts working in these areas.


CAE CAM CIM E-Business computer-aided design (CAD) computer-aided manufacturing computer-integrated manufacturing construction information system modeling optimization robotics simulation telecommunications tools

Editors and affiliations

  • George L. Kovács
    • 1
  • Peter Bertók
    • 2
  • Géza Haidegger
    • 1
  1. 1.Computer and Automation InstituteHungary
  2. 2.School of Computer Science and Information TechnologyRMIT UniversityAustralia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information IFIP International Federation for Information Processing 2002
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4757-4987-8
  • Online ISBN 978-0-387-35492-7
  • Series Print ISSN 1868-4238
  • Series Online ISSN 1868-422X
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