Automation, Production Systems, and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing provides the most advanced, comprehensive, and balanced coverage on the market of the technical and engineering aspects of automated production systems. 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. KEY TOPICS: Manufacturing Operations; Manufacturing Metrics and Economics; Introduction to Automation; Industrial Control Systems; Hardware Components for Automation and Process Control; Computer Numerical Control; Industrial Robotics; Discrete Control and Programmable Logic Controllers; Material Transport Systems; Storage Systems; Automatic Identification and Data Capture; Overview of Manufacturing Systems; Single-Station Manufacturing Cells; Manual Assembly Lines; Automated Production Lines; Automated Assembly Systems; Group Technology and Cellular Manufacturing; Flexible Manufacturing Cells and Systems; Quality Programs for Manufacturing; Inspection Principles and Practice; 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. MARKET: This title is appropriate for advanced undergraduate/ graduate-level courses in Automation, Production Systems, and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing. It is also suitable for individuals interested in Automation, Production Systems, and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing.
Publisher: Pearson Education Limited
Number of pages: 816
Weight: 464 g
Dimensions: 281 x 218 x 8 mm
Edition: 4th edition