Handbook of Flexible Manufacturing Systems

1st Edition

Editors: Nand Jha
Hardcover ISBN: 9780123853103
eBook ISBN: 9780323139359
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 28th July 1991
Page Count: 328
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Description

This handbook is a compilation of the current practical knowledge of flexible manufacturing systems (FMS). FMS allow manufacturing plants of all sizes to reduce their inventory while increasing their ability to meet consumer demands. By controlling automatic guided vehicles, robots, and machine tools with one central computer, products can now be produced in a variety of styles and models all at the same time. FMS are designed to adapt quickly and economically to changes in requirements and to unpredictable events. This guide explains how to effectively employ these useful new systems.

Key Features

@introbul:Key Features @bul:* Includes specifications for software to implement simulation modeling

  • Surveys practical applications in the workplace
  • Presents materials in a step-by-step workbook style

Readership

Industrial engineers, managers, researchers, and technicians.

Table of Contents

A. Kusiak, Planning, Scheduling, and Control of Flexible Manufacturing Systems. V.S. Sohoni, Computer Control in Flexible Manufacturing Systems. G.W. Fischer, Computer Software for Flexible Manufacturing Systems. S. Adiga and M. Dessouky, Flexible Manufacturing Systems Simulation. W.D. Engelke, Databases in Flexible Manufacturing Systems. A. Kusiak, Group Technology in Flexible Manufacturing Systems. A.M. Behrens and F.F. Choobineh, A Practical Method to Represent Uncertainty in Flexible Manufacturing Systems Justification. J. Browne and J.F. Timon, Design of Flexible Assembly Systems Using Simulation Modeling. A.K. Patankar, Flexible Manufacturing Systems: A Survey of the U.S. Applications. H.J. Warnecke, Factory of the Future. Index.

Details

No. of pages:
328
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 1991
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9780323139359
Hardcover ISBN:
9780123853103

About the Editor

Nand Jha

Affiliations and Expertise

Manhattan College