Information Technology for Manufacturing

Information Technology for Manufacturing

This book describes a vision of manufacturing in the twenty-first century that maximizes efficiencies and improvements by exploiting the full power of information and provides a research agenda for information technology and manufacturing that is necessary for success in achieving such a vision.


Research on information technology to support product and process design, shop-floor operations, and flexible manufacturing is described. Roles for virtual manufacturing and the information infrastructure are also addressed. A final chapter is devoted to nontechnical research issues.

Table of Contents

  • Vision and Recommended Areas of Research
  • Manufacturing: Context, Content, and History
  • Integrated Product and Process Design
  • Shop Floor Production
  • Modeling and Simulation For the Virtual Factory
  • Information Infrastructure Issues
  • Organizational and Societal Infrastructure

Book Details

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Format(s): PDF
File size: 1.30 MB
Number of pages: 191
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