Computational Methods and Production Engineering - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780857094810

Computational Methods and Production Engineering

1st Edition

Research and Development

Editors: J Paulo Davim
Hardcover ISBN: 9780857094810
Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
Published Date: 28th June 2017
Page Count: 222
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Table of Contents

Finite Element method (FEM) modeling/simulation; Artificial neural networks (ANNs); Genetic algorithms; Evolutionary computation; Fuzzy logic; neuro-fuzzy systems; Particle swarm optimization (PSO); Tabu search and simulation annealing; Optimization techniques for complex systems.


Description

Computational Methods and Production Engineering: Research and Development is an original book publishing refereed, high quality articles with a special emphasis on research and development in production engineering and production organization for modern industry. Innovation and the relationship between computational methods and production engineering are presented.

Contents include: Finite Element method (FEM) modeling/simulation; Artificial neural networks (ANNs); Genetic algorithms; Evolutionary computation; Fuzzy logic; neuro-fuzzy systems; Particle swarm optimization (PSO); Tabu search and simulation annealing; and optimization techniques for complex systems.

As computational methods currently have several applications, including modeling manufacturing processes, monitoring and control, parameters optimization and computer-aided process planning, this book is an ideal resource for practitioners.

Key Features

  • Presents cutting-edge computational methods for production engineering
  • Explores the relationship between applied computational methods and production engineering
  • Presents new innovations in the field
  • Edited by a key researcher in the field

Readership

Professionals in manufacturing engineering, industrial engineering, product design, management and more


Details

No. of pages:
222
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Woodhead Publishing 2018
Published:
Imprint:
Woodhead Publishing
Hardcover ISBN:
9780857094810

About the Editors

J Paulo Davim Editor

J. Paulo Davim received his PhD in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Porto in 1997, the Aggregate title from the University of Coimbra in 2005 and a DSc from London Metropolitan University in 2013. Currently, he is Professor at the Department of Mechanical Engineering of the University of Aveiro. He has about 30 years of teaching and research experience in Manufacturing, Materials and Mechanical Engineering with special emphasis in Machining & Tribology. Recently, he has also interest in Management/Industrial Engineering and Higher Education for Sustainability.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Aveiro, Portugal