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Engineering Documentation Control Practices & Procedures

1st Edition

Edited by Elaine Monahan

CRC Press

280 pages

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Hardback: 9780824795740
pub: 1995-02-17
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pub: 1995-02-17
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Discusses the requirements for establishing, maintaining and revitalizing an efficient engineering documentation control system for use by technical and manufacturing personnel in private industry. The book stresses simplicity and common sense in the development and implementation of all control practices, procedures and forms. A list of effective interchangeability rules, a glossary of essential engineering documentation terms and an extensive bibliography of key literature sources are provided.;This work is intended for mechanical, computer, design, manufacturing and civil engineers; program, purchasing and documentation and production control managers; and upper-level undergraduate, graduate and continuing-education students in these fields.


". . .enjoyable to read and very informative. "

---Manufacturing Engineering

". . .this book is an excellent reference as well as a resource. "

---Standards Engineering

Table of Contents

Configuration planning; ingredients for a configuration management (engineering documentation control) system; configuration identification; engineering documentation release; configuration and change control philosophy; engineering change control forms; interchangeability; analyzing a proposed engineering change; change processing system requirements and procedure; a field change system; the change organization; configuration status accounting; automating a CM system or documentation system; guidelines for the transition to a configuration; how and where to start creating or revitalizing a company's engineering documentation control system; the future of configuration management in the private sector; overall summary.

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Mechanical Engineering

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Project Management