CIRP Encyclopedia of Production Engineering

2014 Edition
| Editors: The International Academy for Production Engineering, Luc Laperrière, Gunther Reinhart


The CIRP Encyclopedia covers the state-of-art of advanced technologies, methods and models for production, production engineering and logistics. While the technological and operational aspects are in the focus, economical aspects are addressed too.
The definitions and short explanations for a wide variety of terms were reviewed by the CIRP-Community, representing the highest standards in research. Thus, the content is not only evaluated internationally on a high scientific level but also reflects very recent developments.

Editors and affiliations

  • The International Academy for Production Engineering
    • 1
  • Luc Laperrière
    • 2
  • Gunther Reinhart
    • 3
  1. 1.ParisFrance
  2. 2.Université du Québec à Trois-RivièresTrois-RivièresCanada
  3. 3.Technische Universität MünchenMünchenGermany

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