Skill Based Automated Manufacturing

Skill Based Automated Manufacturing

Proceedings of the IFAC Workshop, Karlsruhe, Federal Republic of Germany, 3-5 September 1986

1st Edition - July 30, 1987

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  • Editor: P. Brödner
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483298313

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This volume investigates the relationship between man and the computer, and how far they are integrated in the modern industrial world. The effects and changes computers have brought about are discussed, including a look at job structures, the function of CAD training and the design and implementation of control systems in engineering industries to give a comprehensive overview of the computer revolution and its future in society.


For all automation scientists involved in the integration of systems into manufacturing industries.

Table of Contents

  • (partial) Skill Based Flexible Manufacturing Systems: Job structure and work content in a flexible manufacturing system: analysis of a case from the Finnish engineering industry, P Seppala et al. Development of work in FMS - case study on new manpower strategy, K Toikka. Flexible skills for flexible manufacturing, J Bessant. Human work design criteria and the design process: the devil in the detail, J M Corbett. Prospective evaluation of working tasks in a flexible manufacturing system, W Weber et al. Work Concepts for the Technical Office: The key function of CAD training for scope and contents of work, H Gottschalch. Organisation forms and work sequences in CAD usage, F Manske & H Wolf. Policies for automated production: FMS - flexibility for man and system, L Martensson. Design and implementation strategies of manufacturing control systems, H-J Weissbach. Factory of the future/factory of the past: advanced technology comes to Lynn, F Emspak. Skill Based Flexible Assembly: Development of work within flexible assembly, R Hyotylainen. Human factors in the design of a flexible assembly cell, S J Ravden et al. Work concepts for steel production. The evaluation of the decision-making human behaviour within a man/automation system, S Bagnara et al. Man's New Role in Production: Workers' future in the computerized engineering industry, L Bengtsson & C Berggren.

Product details

  • No. of pages: 132
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Pergamon 1987
  • Published: July 30, 1987
  • Imprint: Pergamon
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483298313

About the Editor

P. Brödner

Affiliations and Expertise

Kernforschungszentrum, Karlsruhe, FRG

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