1st Edition

Computer-Aided Design, Engineering, and Manufacturing
Systems Techniques and Applications, Volume V, The Design of Manufacturing Systems

ISBN 9780849309977
Published December 12, 2000 by CRC Press
312 Pages

USD $525.00

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Book Description

In the competitive business arena companies must continually strive to create new and better products faster, more efficiently, and more cost effectively than their competitors to gain and keep the competitive advantage. Computer-aided design (CAD), computer-aided engineering (CAE), and computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) are now the industry standard. These seven volumes give the reader a comprehensive treatment of the techniques and applications of CAD, CAE, and CAM.

Table of Contents

Long-Range Planning of Chemical Manufacturing Systems. Feature-Based Design in Integrated Manufacturing. Flexible Factory Layouts: Issues in Design, Modeling, and Analysis. Structural Control of Large-Scale Flexibility Automated Manufacturing Systems. The Design of Human-Centered Manufacturing Systems. Model-Based Flexible PCBA Rework Cell Design. Model of Conceptual Design Phase and its Applications in the Design of Mechanical Drive Units. Computer Assembly Planners in Manufacturing Systems and their Applications in Aircraft Frame Assemblies. Petri Net Modeling in Flexible Manufacturing Systems with Shared Resources.

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Cornelius T. Leondes, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., is an Emeritus Professor at the School of Engineering and Applied Science, University of California, Los Angeles. Dr. Leondes has served as a member or consultant on numerous national technical and scientific advisory boards. He has served as a consultant for numerous Fortune 500 companies and international corporations, published over 200 technical journal articles, and edited and/or co-authored over 120 books. Dr. Leondes is a Guggenheim Fellow, Fulbright Research Scholar, and Fellow of IEEE. He is a recipient of the IEEE Baker Prize, as well as its Barry Carlton Award.