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Systems Approach to Computer-Integrated Design and Manufacturing

Systems Approach to Computer-Integrated Design and Manufacturing
Author: Nanua Singh
ISBN 13: 9780471585176
ISBN 10: 471585173
Edition: 1
Publisher: Wiley
Publication Date: 1995-08-01
Format: Paperback
Pages: 664
List Price: N/A

Intense Global Competition… Mass Customization Of Products… Complex New Technologies— Are You Ready for the 21st Century? Systems Approach to Computer Integrated Design and Manufacturing Nanua Singh, Wayne State University For manufacturing enterprises to survive in the next century, they need to understand the latest concepts, business processes, and technologies in Computer-Integrated Design and Manufacturing. This one-stop reference provides up-to-date coverage of the most important topics in the field. This invaluable resource provides quantitative analysis of computer-integrated design and manufacturing systems that are useful for solving real world problems in industry. Solved examples and illustrations demonstrate each modern engineering design and manufacturing concept. Systems Approach to Computer-Integrated Design and Manufacturing gives you coverage of:

  • Computer-Aided Design
  • Concurrent Engineering
  • Just-In-Time Manufacturing
  • Computer-Aided Process Planning
  • Control Of Manufacturing Systems
  • Automated Material Handling and Storage Systems
  • Robotics
  • Quality Engineering, SPC, and Automated Inspection Systems
  • Manufacturing Systems
  • GT And Cellular Manufacturing Systems
  • Flexible Manufacturing Systems
  • Integration Tools Such As Computer Communications, Database Management Systems and Groupware


A text that provides up-to-date coverage of topics in computer- integrated design and manufacturing, following a systems approach which requires a thorough understanding of the various elements and their interactions for developing integrated systems. The text is directed toward senior undergraduate and first-year graduate students in industrial, manufacturing, and mechanical engineering, and engineering technology. A large number of solved examples are included to illustrate the concepts presented, and problems are included at the end of each chapter. (A solution manual is available to instructors.) Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)