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Automation, production systems and computer-integrated manufacturing

Automation, production systems and computer-integrated manufacturing

Author: Mikell P Groover
Publisher: Upper Saddle River, NJ : Prentice Hall, 2003, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats

A text for advanced engineering students, with sections on automation and control technologies, material handling technologies, manufacturing and quality control systems, and manufacturing support  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mikell P Groover
ISBN: 0130889784 9780130889782
OCLC Number: 60424832
Reproduction Notes: "Reprinted with corrections July, 2003."
Description: xv, 856 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction. 2. Manufacturing Operations. I. AUTOMATION AND CONTROL TECHNOLOGIES. 3. Introduction to Automation. 4. Industrial Control Systems. 5. Sensors, Actuators, and Other Control System Components. 6. Numerical Control. 6. Appendix: APT Word Definitions. 7. Industrial Robotics. 8. Discrete Control Using Programmable Logic Controllers and Personal Computers. II. MATERIAL HANDLING AND IDENTIFICATION TECHNOLOGIES. 9. Introduction to Material Handling. 10. Material Transport Systems. 11. Storage Systems. 12. Automatic Data Capture. III. MANUFACTURING SYSTEMS. 13. Introduction to Manufacturing Systems. 14. Single Station Manufacturing Cells. 15. Group Technology and Cellular Manufacturing. 16. Flexible Manufacturing Systems. 17. Manual Assembly Lines. 18. Transfer Lines and Similar Automated Manufacturing Systems. 19. Automated Assembly Systems. IV. QUALITY CONTROL SYSTEMS. 20. Introduction to Quality Assurance. 21. Statistical Process Control. 22. Inspection Principles and Practices. 23. Inspection Technologies. V. MANUFACTURING SUPPORT SYSTEMS. 24. Product Design and CAD/CAM in the Production System. 25. Process Planning and Concurrent Engineering. 26. Production Planning and Control Systems. 27. Lean Production and Agile Manufacturing.
Responsibility: Mikell P. Groover.


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