"Advances in Manufacturing Technology" contains papers presented at the 17th National Conference on manufacturing Research. These prestigious meetings have become established as a national forum for the dissemination of leading academic and industrial research in the areas of manufacturing engineering and management. Covering recent developments and trends in all aspects of manufacturing, engieering, systems and management, "Advances in Manufacturing Technology" should be of interest to those wanting to keep abreast of current research and those involved in the planning stages in this area of engineering. This comprehensive volume brings together valuable case studies and covers such topics as: design and product development; manufacturing technology; layer manufacturing processes; CAD/CAM; process planning and scheduling; business process re-engineering; manufacturing systems; measurement and inspection; and robotics. "Advances in Manufacturing Technology" covers state-of-the-art research in the ever-expanding field of manufacture.
Management practitioners in both research and industry who share an interest and commitment to developing and implementing innovations leading to world-class manufacturing should find this volume a valuable addition to their bookshelves.