This book will give a competitive edge to students of manufacturing, managers in industry, and anyone involved in specifying, implementing and using CIM systems.
Students in manufacturing disciplines. Managers and workers in industry involved in implementing CIM.
CONTENTS INCLUDE: The business approach; Why CIM is important; Business perspectives for CIM; Analysis of manufacturing systems; Islands of computerization in manufacturing; Computer systems fundamentals; Information flow in manufacturing; Simulation; It will be different with CIM; Components of CIM architecture; Product and process design for CIM; Planning and control in a CIM environment; Today's automation and intelligent machines; Customer/supplier communication; Quality in a CIM environment; Implementation and the future; Planning, implementing and managing CIM; Continuing education and the future of CIM; Tutorials.
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- © Butterworth-Heinemann 1992
- 11th November 1992
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IBM International Education Centre, Belgium
Reviews of first edition: 'extremely comprehensive...detailed and extensive...very readable' - FMS Magazine 'best guide to the subject I've yet seen for engineers and engineering management generally' Industrial Technology