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Integrated Design and Production Systems for Strategic Production

  • Arthur R. Thomson
Part of the NATO Conference Series book series (NATOCS, volume 14)

Abstract

The theme of the conference is how to increase the Productivity of Production systems by application of Integrated Production System concepts. The control of the system at several levels is especially important in this.

Keywords

Equipment Usage Flexible Manufacture System Life Cycle Cost Metal Cutting Machine Data System Architecture 
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Copyright information

© Plenum Press, New York 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • Arthur R. Thomson
    • 1
  1. 1.Cleveland State UniversityClevelandUSA

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