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Automation, Production Systems, and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing

ISBN-10: 0130889784
ISBN-13: 9780130889782
Edition: 2nd 2001
List price: $143.00
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Book details

List price: $143.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 6/9/2000
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 856
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 4.202
Language: English

For advanced undergraduate/ graduate-level courses in Automation, Production Systems, and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing. This exploration of the technical and engineering aspects of automated production systems provides the most advanced, comprehensive, and balanced coverage of the subject of any text on the market. It covers all the major cutting-edge technologies of production automation and material handling, and how these technologies are used to construct modern manufacturing systems.

Introduction
Production System Facilities
Manufacturing Support Systems
Automation in Production Systems
Manual Labor in Production Systems
Automation Principles and Strategies
Organization of the Book
Manufacturing Operations
Manufacturing Industries and Products
Manufacturing Operations
Product/Production Relationships
Production Concepts and Mathematical Models
Costs of Manufacturing Operations
Automation and Control Technologies
Introduction to Automation
Basic Elements of an Automated System
Advanced Automation Functions
Levels of Automation
Industrial Control Systems
Process Industries versus Discrete Manufacturing Industries
Continuous versus Discrete Control
Computer Process Control
Forms of Computer Process Control
Sensors, Actuators, and Other Control System Components
Sensors
Actuators
Analog-to-Digital Conversion
Digital-to-Analog Conversion
Input/Output Devices for Discrete Data
Numerical Control
Fundamentals of NC Technology
Computer Numerical Control
DNC
Applications of Numerical Control
NC Part Programming
Engineering Analysis of NC Positioning Systems
Appendix: Apt Word Definitions
Industrial Robotics
Robot Anatomy and Related Attributes
Robot Control Systems
End Effectors
Sensors in Robotics
Industrial Robot Applications
Robot Programming
Engineering Analysis of Industrial Robots
Discrete Control Using Programmable Logic Controllers and Personal Computers
Discrete Process Control
Ladder Logic Diagrams
Programmable Logic Controllers
Personal Computers Using Soft Logic
Material Handling and Identification Technologies
Introduction to Material Handling
Overview of Material Handling Equipment
Considerations in Material Handling System Design
The 10 Principles of Material Handling
Material Transport Systems
Industrial Trucks
Automated Guided Vehicle Systems
Monorails and Other Rail Guided Vehicles
Conveyor Systems
Cranes and Hoists
Analysis of Material Transport Systems
Storage Systems
Storage System Performance
Storage Location Strategies
Conventional Storage Methods and Equipment
Automated Storage Systems
Engineering Analysis of Storage Systems
Automatic Data Capture
Overview of Automatic Identification Methods
Bar Code Technology
Other ADC Technologies
Manufacturing Systems
Introduction to Manufacturing Systems
Components of a Manufacturing System
Classification of Manufacturing Systems
Overview of the Classification Scheme
Manufacturing Progress Functions (Learning Curves)
Single Station Manufacturing Cells
Single Station Manned Workstations
Single Station Automated Cells
Applications
Analysis of Single Station Cells
Group Technology and Cellular Manufacturing
Part Families
Parts Classification and Coding
Production Flow Analysis
Cellular Manufacturing
Application Considerations in Group Technology
Quantitative Analysis in Cellular Manufacturing
Flexible Manufacturing Systems
What is an FMS?
FMS Components
FMS Applications and Benefits
FMS Planning and Implementation Issues
Quantitative Analysis of Flexible Manufacturing Systems
Manual Assembly Lines
Fundamentals of Manual Assembly Lines
Alternative Assembly Systems
Design for Assembly
Analysis of Single Model Assembly Lines
Line Balancing Algorithms
Mixed Model Assembly Lines
Other Considerations in Assembly Line Design
Transfer Lines and Similar Automated Manufacturing Systems
Fundamentals of Automated Production Lines
Applications of Automated Production Lines
Analysis of Transfer Lines with No Internal Storage
Analysis of Transfer Lines with Storage Buffers
Automated Assembly Systems
Fundamentals of Automated Assembly Systems
Design for Automated Assembly
Quantitative Analysis of Assembly Systems
Quality Control Systems
Introduction to Quality Assurance
Quality Defined
Traditional and Modern Quality Control
Taguchi Methods in Quality Engineering
ISO 9000
Statistical Process Control
Process Variability and Process Capability
Control Charts
Other SPC Tools
Implementing Statistical Process Control
Inspection Principles and Practices
Inspection Fundamentals
Sampling versus 100% Inspection
Automated Inspection
When and Where to Inspect
Quantitative Analysis of Inspection
Inspection Technologies
Inspection Metrology
Contact versus Noncontact Inspection Techniques
Conventional Measuring and Gaging Techniques
Coordinate Measuring Machines
Surface Measurement
Machine Vision
Other Optical Inspection Techniques
Noncontact Nonoptical Inspection Technologies
Manufacturing Support Systems
Product Design and CAD/CAM in the Production System
Product Design and CAD
CAD System Hardware
CAM, CAD/CAM, and CIM
Quality Function Deployment
Process Planning and Concurrent Engineering
Process Planning
Computer-Aided Process Planning (CAPP)
Concurrent Engineering and Design for Manufacturing
Advanced Manufacturing Planning
Production Planning and Control Systems
Aggregate Production Planning and the Master Production Schedule
Material Requirements Planning (MRP)
Capacity Planning
Shop Floor Control
Inventory Control
Manufacturing Resource Planning (MRP II)
Just-In-Time Production Systems
Lean Production and Agile Manufacturing
Lean Production
Agile Manufacturing
Comparison of Lean and Agile

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