Automation, Production Systems, and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing

Mikell P. Groover

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For advanced undergraduate/ graduate-level courses in Automation, Production Systems, and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing. This exploration of the technical and engineering aspects of automated production systems provides the most advanced, comprehensive, and balanced coverage of the subject of any text on the market. It covers all the major cutting-edge technologies of production automation and material handling, and how these technologies are used to construct modern manufacturing systems.

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Mikell P. Groover
International Version
Pearson Educacion
3rd Edition
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Table of Contents:
  • chapter 1 Introduction 1.1 Production Systems 1.2 Automation in Production Systems 1.3 Manual Labor in Production Systems 1.4 Automation Principles and Strategies 1.5 Organization of the Book Part I Overview of Manufacturing chapter 2 Manufacturing Operations 2.1 Manufacturing Industries and Products 2.2 Manufacturing Operations 2.3 Production Facilities 2.4 Product/Production Relationships 2.5 Lean Production chapter 3 Manufacturing Models and Metrics 3.1 Mathematical Models of Production Performance 3.2 Manufacturing Costs Appendix A3 Averaging Procedures for Production Models Part II Automation and Control Technologies chapter 4 Introduction to Automation 4.1 Basic Elements of an Automated System 4.2 Advanced Automation Functions 4.3 Levels of Automation chapter 5 Industrial Control Systems 5.1 Process Industries Versus Discrete Manufacturing Industries 5.2 Continuous Versus Discrete Control 5.3 Computer Process Control chapter 6 Hardware Components for Automation and Process Control 6.1 Sensors 6.2 Actuators 6.3 Analog-to-Digital Converters 6.4 Digital-to-Analog Converters 6.5 Input/Output Devices for Discrete Data chapter 7 Numerical Control 7.1 Fundamentals of NC Technology 7.2 Computer Numerical Control 7.3 Distributed Numerical Control 7.4 Applications of NC 7.5 Engineering Analysis of NC Positioning Systems 7.6 NC Part Programming Appendix A7 Coding for Manual Part Programming Appendix B7 Part Programming with APT chapter 8 Industrial Robotics 8.1 Robot Anatomy and Related Attributes 8.2 Robot Control Systems 8.3 End Effectors 8.4 Sensors in Robotics 8.5 Industrial Robot Applications 8.6 Robot Programming 8.7 Robot Accuracy and Repeatability chapter 9 Discrete Control Using Programmable Logic Controllers and Personal Computers 9.1 Discrete Process Control 9.2 Ladder Logic Diagrams 9.3 Programmable Logic Controllers 9.4 Personal Computers Using Soft Logic Part III Material Handling and Identification Technologies chapter 10 Material Transport Systems 10.1 Introduction to Material Handling Equipment 10.2 Material Transport Equipment 10.3 Analysis of Material Transport Systems chapter 11 Storage Systems 11.1 Storage System Performance and Location Strategies 11.2 Conventional Storage Methods and Equipment 11.3 Automated Storage Systems 11.4 Engineering Analysis of Storage Systems chapter 12 Automatic Identification and Data Capture 12.1 Overview of Automatic Identification Methods 12.2 Bar Code Technology 12.3 Radio Frequency Identification 12.4 Other AIDC Technologies Part IV Manufacturing Systems chapter 13 Introduction to Manufacturing Systems 13.1 Components of a Manufacturing System 13.2 Classification of Manufacturing Systems 13.3 Overview of the Classification Scheme chapter 14 Single-Station Manufacturing Cells 14.1 Single Station Manned Workstations 14.2 Single Station Automated Cells 14.3 Applications of Single Station Cells 14.4 Analysis of Single Station Cells chapter 15 Manual Assembly Lines 15.1 Fundamentals of Manual Assembly Lines 15.2 Analysis of Single Model Assembly Lines 15.3 Line Balancing Algorithms 15.4 Mixed Model Assembly Lines 15.5 Workstation Considerations 15.6 Other Considerations in Assembly Line Design 15.7 Alternative Assembly Systems chapter 16 Automated Production Lines 16.1 Fundamentals of Automated Production Lines 16.2 Applications of Automated Production Lines 16.3 Analysis of Transfer Lines chapter 17 Automated Assembly Systems 17.1 Fundamentals of Automated Assembly Systems 17.2 Quantitative Analysis of Assembly Systems chapter 18 Cellular Manufacturing 18.1 Part Families 18.2 Parts Classification and Coding 18.3 Production Flow Analysis 18.4 Cellular Manufacturing 18.5 Applications of Group Technology 18.6 Quantitative Analysis in Cellular Manufacturing chapter 19 Flexible Manufacturing Systems 19.1 What is a Flexible Manufacturing Systems? 19.2 FMS Components 19.3 FMS Applications and Benefits 19.4 FMS Planning and Implementation Issues 19.5 Quantitative Analysis of Flexible Manufacturing Systems PART V Quality Control in Manufacturing Systems chapter 20 Quality Programs for Manufacturing 20.1 Quality in Design and Manufacturing 20.2 Traditional and Modern Quality Control 20.3 Process Variability and Process Capability 20.4 Statistical Process Control 20.5 Six Sigma 20.6 The Six Sigma DMAIC Procedure 20.7 Taguchi Methods in Quality Engineering 20.8 ISO 9000 chapter 21 Inspection Principles and Practices 21.1 Inspection Fundamentals 21.2 Sampling vs. 100% Inspection 21.3 Automated Inspection 21.4 When and Where to Inspect 21.5 Quantitative Analysis of Inspection chapter 22 Inspection Technologies 22.1 Inspection Metrology 22.2 Contact vs. Noncontact Inspection Techniques 22.3 Conventional Measuring and Gaging Techniques 22.4 Coordinate Measuring Machines 22.5 Surface Measurement 22.6 Machine Vision 22.7 Other Optical Inspection Techniques 22.8 Noncontact Nonoptical Inspection Technologies Part VI Manufacturing Support Systems chapter 23 Product Design and CAD/CAM in the Production System 23.1 Product Design and CAD 23.2 CAD System Hardware 23.3 CAM, CAD/CAM, and CIM 23.4 Quality Function Deployment chapter 24 Process Planning and Concurrent Engineering 24.1 Process Planning 24.2 Computer-Aided Process Planning 24.3 Concurrent Engineering and Design for Manufacturing 24.4 Advanced Manufacturing Planning chapter 25 Production Planning and Control Systems 25.1 Aggregate Production Planning and the Master Production Schedule 25.2 Material Requirements Planning 25.3 Capacity Planning 25.4 Shop Floor Control 25.5 Inventory Control 25.6 Extensions of MRP chapter 26 Just-In-Time and Lean Production 26.1 Lean Production and Waste in Manufacturing 26.2 Just-In-Time Production Systems 26.3 Autonomation 26.4 Worker Involvement

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