1. The Manufacturing Enterprise.
Introduction. External Challenges. Internal Challenges. World-Class Order-Winning Criteria. The Problem and a Solution. Learning CIM Concepts. Going for the Globe. Summary. References. Questions. Problems. Projects. Appendix 1-1: The Benefits of a CIM Implementation. Appendix 1-2: The Parable of the Two Farmers.
2. Manufacturing Systems.
Manufacturing Classifications. Product Development Cycle. Enterprise Organization. Manual Production Operations. Summary. References. Questions. Problems. Appendix 2-1: CIM as a Competitive Weapon. Case Study: Evolution and Progress—One World-Class Company's Measurement System.
II. THE DESIGN ELEMENTS AND PRODUCTION ENGINEERING.
3. Product Design and Production Engineering.
Product Design and Production Engineering. Organization Model. The Design Process: A Model. Concurrent Engineering. Production Engineering. Summary. References. Questions. Projects. Case Study: Repetitive Design.
4. Design Automation: CAD.
Introduction to CAD Systems. General System Operation. CAD Classification: Hardware Platforms. CAD Classification: Software. Application of CAD to Manufacturing Systems. Summary. References. Questions. Problems. Projects. Appendix 4-1: B-Splines to Nurb. Appendix 4-1: Web Sites for CAD Vendors. Appendix 4-3: Web Sites for Computer Systems.
5. Design Automation: Computer-Aided Engineering.
Design for Manufacturing and Assembly. Computer-Aided Engineering Analysis. Computer-Aided Engineering Evaluation. Group Technology. Production Engineering Strategies. Design and Production Engineering Network. Summary.References. Questions. Problems. Projects. Appendix 5-1: Ten Guidelines for Design for Assembly. Appendix 5-2: Web Sites for CAE Vendors. Appendix 5-3: Web Sites for Rapid Prototyping Vendors.
III. MANAGING THE ENTERPRISE RESOURCES.
6. Introduction to Production/Operations Planning.
Operations Management. Manufacturing Planning and Control. Manufacturing Planning and Control Model—Manufacturing Resource Planning (MRP2). Material Requirements Planning. Introduction to Production Activity Control. Gantt Charts and Schedule Boards. Priority Control and Dispatching Techniques. Shop Loading. Input/Output Control. Automating the MPC Function. Summary. References. Questions. Problems. Projects.
7. Introduction to Manufacturing Planning and Control.
Planning in the MPC System. Production Planning. Master Production Schedule. Inventory Management. Product Data Management. Summary. References. Questions. Problems. Projects. Case Study 7-1: Production System at New United Motor Manufacturing, Part 1.
8. Material Planning, Production Scheduling, and Operating Systems.
Material Requirements Planning. Capacity Requirements Planning. From Reorder-Point Systems to Manufacturing Resource Planning (MRP II). Just-in-Time Manufacturing. Synchronized Production. The Emergence of Lean Production. Summary. References. Questions. Problems. Projects. Case Study: Production System at New United Motor Manufacturing, Part 2. Appendix 8-1: Wright's Bicycle Example. Appendix 8-2: ABCD Checklist.
9. Enterprise Resource Planning, and Beyond.
MRP II: A Driver of Effective ERP Systems. Information Technology. The Decision to Implement an ERP System. Features of Modern MP&C Systems. Developing Technologies: Converging and Enabling. Identifying ERP System Suppliers. Summary. References. Projects. Appendix 9-1: Identifying the Abbreviations Included in Figure 9-1. Appendix 9-2: Important ERP-Related Sites on the Internet. Appendix 9-3: An ERP Example Using WinMan.
IV. ENABLING PROCESSES AND SYSTEMS FOR MODERN MANUFACTURING.
10. Production Process Machines and Systems.
Material and Machine Processes. Flexible Manufacturing. Fixed High-Volume Automation. Summary. References. Questions. Projects. Appendix 10-1: History of Computer-Controlled Machines.
11. Production Support Machines and Systems.
Industrial Robots. Automated Material Handling. Automatic Guided Vehicles. Automated Storage and Retrieval. Summary. References. Questions. Projects. Case Study: AGV Applications at General Motors.
12. Machine and System Control.
System Overview. Cell Control. Proprietary Versus Open System Interconnect Software. Device Control. Programmable Logic Controllers. Computer Numerical Control. Automatic Tracking. Network Communications. Summary. References. Questions. Projects. Appendix 12-1: Turning G Codes.
13. Quality and Human Resource Issues in Manufacturing.
Quality. Total Quality Management. Quality Tools and Processes. Defect-Free Design Philosophy. The Changing Workforce. Self-Directed Work Teams. Summary. References. Questions. Projects. Appendix 13-1: Deming's Fourteen Points.