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Computer Integrated Manufacturing (3rd edition)

Computer Integrated Manufacturing (3rd edition)

By: Henry W. Kraebber (author), James A. Rehg (author)Hardback

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For introductory courses in Computer Integrated Manufacturing and Automated Manufacturing. The third edition of Computer Integrated Manufacturing provides the most complete topic coverage available for an introductory course. The book presents CIM as an integral element of the entire manufacturing process, describing its relation to product and process design issues; computer-based process control and automation; operations and information systems for manufacturing; quality; and human considerations.

About Author

James A. Rehg, CMfgE, is an Associate Professor of Engineering at Penn State Altoona, where he teaches automation controls courses in the BS program in Electromechanical Engineering Technology. He earned both a Bachelor of Science degree and a Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from St. Louis University and has completed additional graduate study at Wentworth Institute, University of Missouri, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, and Clemson University. Before coming to Penn State Altoona, he was the CIM coordinator and department head of CAD/CAM/Machine Tool Technology at Tri-County Technical College. Prior to that, he was the Dean of Engineering Technology and Director of Academic Computing at Trident Technical College in Charleston, South Carolina. He held the position of Director of the Robotics Resource Center at Piedmont Technical College in Greenwood, South Carolina, and was department head of Electronic Engineering Technology of Forest Park Community College in St. Louis, Missouri. In addition, he was a Senior Instrumentation Engineer for Boeing in St. Louis. Professor Rehg has authored five texts on robotics and automation and has presented numerous papers on subjects related directly to training in automation and robotics. He has also been a consultant to nationally recognized corporations and many educational institutions. He has led numerous seminars and workshops in the areas of robotics and microprocessors and has developed extensive seminar training material. In addition, he has received numerous state awards for excellence in teaching and was named the outstanding instructor in the nation by the Association of Community College Trustees. Henry W. Kraebber, PE, CPIM, is a Professor of Mechanical Engineering Technology at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana. He has fifteen years of experience and leadership in manufacturing operations, engineering, quality, and management. He has worked at the Collins Avionics and Missiles group of Rockwell International, the Plough Products Division of Schering-Plough Corporation, and Flavorite Laboratories, Inc. His work has supported the production of industrial, consumer, and military products in the food, consumer products, and electronics areas. He currently teaches courses in manufacturing operations, manufacturing quality control, and integrated systems in the Computer-Integrated Manufacturing Technology degree program. Mr. Kraebber earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from Purdue University and a Master of Engineering degree in Industrial Engineering from Iowa State University. He is President of the CIM in Higher Education (CIM/HE) Alliance, a nonprofit corporation that supports CIM and manufacturing education. He is a senior member of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) and the Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE). He is an active member of the American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS) and has served as President and Vice President of Education for the Wabash Valley Chapter.


I. INTRODUCTION TO CIM AND THE MANUFACTURING ENTERPRISE. 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. Bibliography. Questions. Problems. Projects. Appendix 1-1: The Benefits of a CIM Implementation. Appendix 1-2: Technology and the Fundamentals of an Operation-Authors' Commentary. 2. Manufacturing Systems. Manufacturing Classifications. Product Development Cycle. Enterprise Organization. Manual Production Operations. Summary. Bibliography. Questions. Projects. Case Study: Evolution and Progress-One World-Class Company's Measurement System. Appendix 2-1: CIM as a Competitive Weapon. 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. Bibliography. Questions. Projects. Case Study: Repetitive Design. 4. Design Automation: CAD and PDM. Introduction to CAD. The Cost of Paper-Based Design Data. CAD Software. CAD: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow. Application of CAD to Manufacturing Systems. Selecting CAD Software for an Enterprise. Product Data Management. Summary. Bibliography. Questions. Projects. Appendix 4-1: Web Sites for CAD Vendors. Appendix 4-2: B-Splines to NURBS. Appendix 4-3: Web Sites for Computer Companies. 5. Design Automation: CAE. Design for Manufacturing and Assembly. CAE Analysis. CAE Evaluation. Group Technology. Production Engineering Strategies. Design and Production Engineering Network. Summary. Bibliography. Questions. Problems. Projects. Appendix 5-1: Ten Guidelines for DFA. Appendix 5-2: Web Sites for CAE Vendors. Appendix 5-3: Web Sites for Rapid Prototyping Vendors. III. CONTROLLING THE ENTERPRISE RESOURCES. 6. Introduction to Production and Operations Planning. Operations Management. Planning for Manufacturing. MPC Model-Manufacturing Resource Planning (MRP II). Production Planning. Master Production Schedule. Inventory Management. Planning for Material and Capacity Resources. Introduction to Production Activity Control. Shop Loading. Input-Output Control. Automating the Planning and Control Functions. Summary. Bibliography. Questions. Problems. Projects. Appendix 6-1: Priority Rule System. 7. Detailed Planning and Production-Scheduling Systems. From Reorder-Point Systems to Manufacturing Resource Planning (MRP II). Material Requirements Planning. Capacity Requirements Planning. Manufacturing Resource Planning. Features of Modern Manufacturing Planning and Control Systems. Summary. Bibliography. Questions. Problems. Projects. Appendix 7-1: Wright's Bicycle Example. Appendix 7-2: ABCD Checklist. Appendix 7-3: An ERP Example Using WinMan. 8. Enterprise Resources Planning, and Beyond. MRP II: A Driver of Effective ERP Systems. Information Technology. The Decision to Implement an ERP System. Identifying ERP System Suppliers. Developing Technologies: Converging and Enabling. Integrating Systems to Manage Design Data. Summary. Bibliography. Questions. Projects. 9. The Revolution in Manufacturing. Just-in-Time Manufacturing. Synchronized Production. The Emergence of Lean Production. Modern Manufacturing Systems in a Lean Environment. Summary. Bibliography. Questions. Projects. Case Study: Production System at New United Motor Manufacturing, Part 1. Case Study: Production System at New United Motor Manufacturing, Part 2. 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. Bibliography. Questions. Projects. Appendix 10-1: History of Computer-Controlled Machines. 11. Production Support Machines and Systems. Industrial Robots. Program Statements for Servo Robots. Programming a Servo Robot. Automated Material Handling. Automatic Guided Vehicles. Automated Storage and Retrieval. Summary. Bibliography. 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. Relay Ladder Logic. PLC System and Components. PLC Types. Relay Logic Versus Ladder Logic. Computer Numerical Control. Automatic Tracking. Network Communications. Summary. Bibliography. Questions. Projects. Appendix 12-1: Turning G Codes. 13. Quality and Human Resource Issues in Manufacturing. Quality Foundations. Total Quality Management. Quality Tools and Processes. Defect-Free Design Philosophy. The Changing Workforce. Self-Directed Work Teams. Summary. Bibliography. Questions. Projects. Index.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780131134133
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 592
  • ID: 9780131134133
  • weight: 1147
  • ISBN10: 0131134132
  • edition: 3rd edition

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