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Advances in Production Research

Proceedings of the 8th Congress of the German Academic Association for Production Technology (WGP), Aachen, November 19-20, 2018

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The papers in this volume present recent and highly relevant topics in the fields of production research as 3D printing, additive manufacturing processes, agile product development, change dynamics in companies, configurable material systems, data analysis in process optimization, future technologies with high potential in value creation, global production, learning production systems, production of the future, organization of assemblies, resource efficiency in production, robotics in assembly, and technology trends in machine tools. Researchers and practitioners in the field of mechanical engineering and production technology will benefit from this content.

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Table of contents (74 papers)

  1. Future Machines and Data

  2. Assembly and Production Systems

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Editors and Affiliations

  • Werkzeugmaschinenlabor WZL, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany

    Robert Schmitt, Günther Schuh

Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: Advances in Production Research

  • Book Subtitle: Proceedings of the 8th Congress of the German Academic Association for Production Technology (WGP), Aachen, November 19-20, 2018

  • Editors: Robert Schmitt, Günther Schuh

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  • Publisher: Springer Cham

  • eBook Packages: Engineering, Engineering (R0)

  • Copyright Information: Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019

  • Hardcover ISBN: 978-3-030-03450-4Published: 20 November 2018

  • eBook ISBN: 978-3-030-03451-1Published: 19 November 2018

  • Edition Number: 1

  • Number of Pages: XII, 785

  • Number of Illustrations: 137 b/w illustrations, 290 illustrations in colour

  • Topics: Manufacturing, Machines, Tools, Processes

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