Analysis of Flexible Manufacturing Systems

  • Enrico Canuto
  • Giuseppe Menga
  • Giorgio Bruno
Part of the NATO Conference Series book series (NATOCS, volume 14)


What is a flexible manufacturing system (FMS)? Briefly an FMS is an “automated job-shop”, or more diffusely an FMS is a set of machines connected by a transport network, capable of producing a variety of related parts with a minimum of manual intervention.


Flexible Manufacturing System Layout Problem Material Handling System Operation Allocation Flexible Manufacturing System Schedule 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • Enrico Canuto
    • 1
  • Giuseppe Menga
    • 1
  • Giorgio Bruno
    • 1
  1. 1.Dipartimento di Automatica e InformaticaPolitecnico di TorinoTorinoItaly

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