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 standa

chapter 1

Long-Range Planning of Chemical Manufacturing Systems

ByShabbir Ahmed, Nikolaos V. Sahinidis

chapter 2

Feature-Based Design in Integrated Manufacturing

ByVenkat Allada

chapter 4

Structural Control of Large-Scale Flexibly Automated Manufacturing Systems

BySpyros A. Reveliotis, Mark A. Lawley, Placid M. Ferreira

chapter 5

The Design of Human-Centered Manufacturing Systems

ByDietrich Brandt, Inga Tschiersch, Klaus Henning

chapter 6

Model-Based Flexible PCBA Rework Cell Design

ByNecdet Geren