Automation, Production Systems, and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing – Mikell P. Groover – 3rd Edition


This book provides the most advanced, comprehensive, and balanced coverage on the market of the technical and engineering aspects of automated production systems. It covers all the major cutting-edge technologies of production automation and material handling, and how these technologies are used to construct modern manufacturing systems.

Manufacturing Operations; Industrial Control Systems; Sensors, Actuators, and Other Control System Components; Numerical Control; Industrial Robotics; Discrete Control Using Programmable Logic Controllers and Personal Computers; Material Transport Systems; Storage Systems; Automatic Data Capture; Single Station Manufacturing Cells; Group Technology and Cellular Manufacturing; Flexible Manufacturing Systems; Manual Assembly Lines; Transfer Lines and Similar Automated Manufacturing Systems; Automated Assembly Systems; Statistical Process Control; Inspection Principles and Practices; Inspection Technologies; Product Design and CAD/CAM in the Production System; Process Planning and Concurrent Engineering; Production Planning and Control Systems; and Lean Production and Agile Manufacturing. For anyone interested in Automation, Production Systems, and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing.

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  • Chapter 1 Introduction

    Part I Overview of Manufacturing
    chapter 2 Manufacturing Operations
    chapter 3 Manufacturing Models and Metrics

    Part II Automation and Control Technologies
    chapter 4 Introduction to Automation
    chapter 5 Industrial Control Systems
    chapter 6 Hardware Components for Automation and Process Control
    chapter 7 Numerical Control
    chapter 8 Industrial Robotics
    chapter 9 Discrete Control Using Programmable Logic Controllers and Personal Computers

    Part III Material Handling and Identification Technologies
    chapter 10 Material Transport Systems
    chapter 11 Storage Systems
    chapter 12 Automatic Identification and Data Capture

    Part IV Manufacturing Systems
    chapter 13 Introduction to Manufacturing Systems
    chapter 14 Single-Station Manufacturing Cells
    chapter 15 Manual Assembly Lines
    chapter 16 Automated Production Lines
    chapter 17 Automated Assembly Systems
    chapter 18 Cellular Manufacturing
    chapter 19 Flexible Manufacturing Systems

    PART V Quality Control in Manufacturing Systems
    chapter 20 Quality Programs for Manufacturing
    chapter 21 Inspection Principles and Practices
    chapter 22 Inspection Technologies

    Part VI Manufacturing Support Systems
    chapter 23 Product Design and CAD/CAM in the Production System
    chapter 24 Process Planning and Concurrent Engineering
    chapter 25 Production Planning and Control Systems
    chapter 26 Just-In-Time and Lean Production
  • Citation
    • Full Title: Automation; Production Systems; and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing
    • Author/s:
    • ISBN-10: 0132393212
    • ISBN-13: 9780132393218
    • Edition: 3rd Edition
    • Publication date: 2007
    • Topic: Mechanical
    • Subtopic: Manufacturing
    • File Type: Solution Manual
    • Idioma: English

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