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Automation, production systems, and computer-integrated manufacturing

Author: Mikell P Groover
Publisher: Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Prentice Hall, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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This exploration of the technical and engineering aspects of automated production systems provides a comprehensive and balanced coverage of the subject. It covers cutting-edge technologies of production automation and material handling, and how these technologies are used to construct modern manufacturing systems.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mikell P Groover
ISBN: 9780132393218 0132393212 9780132070737 0132070731
OCLC Number: 171536635
Notes: Previous edition: Upper Saddle River, N.J.: Prentice-Hall; London: Prentice-Hall International, 2001.
Description: xvi, 815 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Manufacturing operations --
Manufacturing models and metrics --
Introduction to automation --
Industrial control systems --
Hardware components for automation and process control --
Numerical control --
Industrial robotics --
Discrete control using programmable logic controllers and personal computers --
Material transport systems --
Storage systems --
Automatic identification and data capture --
Introduction to manufacturing systems --
Single-station manufacturing cells --
Manual assembly lines --
Automated production lines --
Automated assembly systems --
Cellular manufacturing --
Flexible manufacturing systems --
Quality programs for manufacturing --
Inspection principles and practices --
Inspection technologies --
Product design and CAD/CAM in the production system --
Process planning and concurrent engineering --
Production planning and control systems --
Just-in-time and lean production.
Responsibility: Mikell P. Groover.
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This exploration of the technical and engineering aspects of automated production systems provides a comprehensive and balanced coverage of the subject. It covers cutting-edge technologies of production automation and material handling, and how these technologies are used to construct modern manufacturing systems.

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