Computer Integrated Manufacturing: From Concepts to Realisation
OverviewComputer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) is widely recognised as a key competitive strategy for industries moving into the next millennium and this timely book pulls together its many facets in a single comprehensive text. Designed to integrate a company's business, engineering, manufacturing and management functions, CIM enables staff to operate more quickly and effectively by organising the essential data and information that they work with. The author draws on his extensive academic and industrial experience to produce an accessible introduction to the subject. Computer Integrated Manufacturing: From Concepts to Realisation is an approachable and essential text for mechanical, manufacturing and industrial engineering undergraduates, and a valuable resource for graduate students and professionals.