Handbook of Flexible Manufacturing Systems

Handbook of Flexible Manufacturing Systems

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This handbook is a compilation of the current practical knowledge of flexible manufacturing systems (FMS). FMS allow manufacturing plants of all sizes to reduce their inventory while increasing their ability to meet consumer demands. By controlling automatic guided vehicles, robots, and machine tools with one central computer, products can now be produced in a variety of styles and models all at the same time. FMS are designed to adapt quickly and economically to changes in requirements and to unpredictable events. This guide explains how to effectively employ these useful new systems. Key Features * Includes specifications for software to implement simulation modeling * Surveys practical applications in the workplace * Presents materials in a step-by-step workbook styleMedical Milwaukee, WI Parts for medical Trumpf Systems equipment Mercury Marine Fond Du Lac, WI Outboard motor crankcase ... IL Sewing machine bodies Kearney aamp; Trecker Westinghouse Pittsburgh, PA Wire harness for electrical Electric Corp. equipment Xerox ... Even automated inspection systems can be considered to be FMS as inspection is an important part of manufacturing operations.

Title:Handbook of Flexible Manufacturing Systems
Author:Nand K. Jha
Publisher:Academic Press - 2012-12-02


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