This book emphasizes the importance of consistent, well-planned, and computer-oriented engineering documentation systems to engineering, manufacturing, and accounting. It discusses the systems needed to optimize flow of information and increase the efficiency of modern CAD/CAM systems.
1. Introduction 2. A Word About Data Processing 3. Part Number Systems 4. Piece Part Drawings 5. Design Retrieval 6. Family Drawings for CAD/CAM 7. General Concepts of a Product Identity System 8. Product Structuring 9. Modular Design 10. Job Shop Versus Mass Production 11. The Engineering Manufacturing Process 12. A Final Look at Mechanized Systems