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Overview

From concept development to final production, this comprehensive text thoroughly examines the design, prototyping, and fabrication of engineering products and emphasizes modern developments in system modeling, analysis, and automatic control. This reference details various management strategies, design methodologies, traditional production techniques, and assembly applications for clear illustration of manufacturing engineering technology in the modern age. Considers a variety of methods for product design including axiomatic design, design for X, group technology, and the Taguchi method, as well as modern production techniques including laser-beam machining, microlithography.

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Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
1 Competitive Manufacturing 1
Pt. I Engineering Design 37
2 Conceptual Design 39
3 Design Methodologies 61
4 Computer-Aided Design 95
5 Computer-Aided Engineering Analysis and Prototyping 125
Pt. II Discrete-Parts Manufacturing 163
6 Metal Casting, Powder Processing, and Plastics Molding 165
7 Metal Forming 199
8 Machining 225
9 Modern Manufacturing Techniques 261
10 Assembly 307
11 Workholding - Fixtures and Jigs 363
12 Materials Handling 385
Pt. III Automatic Control in Manufacturing 419
13 Instrumentation for Manufacturing Control 423
14 Control of Production and Assembly Machines 467
15 Supervisory Control of Manufacturing Systems 509
16 Control of Manufacturing Quality 541
Index 581
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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 12, 2005

    All in one manufacturing book.

    Excellent overview of design and production, with an in-depth discussion of automation. A good reference book for all manufacturing engineers. Includes references to latest state-of-the-art technologies.

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