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Product Design and Factory Development
Second Edition
by Richard Crowson

Product Design and Factory Development reveals how human factors deeply affect productivity in the workplace and why the modern manufacturing engineer must be well versed in these areas.

Features:

  • Discusses the impact of concurrent engineering on product development
  • Provides a better understanding of the tolerances, lead times, coats, and dos and don'ts of design processes
  • Examines deductive reasoning and systematic approaches involved in troubleshooting and debugging
  • Explores how to ensure that the facility and equipment are not only adequate to compete in the marketplace today, but flexible enough to for use in the future
  • Introduces the processes of facility design and construction, including how to improve on existing designs
  • Focuses on how to achieve satisfied customers and investors while maintaining a healthy workforce
  • Discusses the fundamental shift in the way businesses rely on information systems to improve their competitive advantage

Contents

Product Development

  • Concurrent Engineering
  • Quality Function Deployment
  • Design for Assembly
  • Rapid Prototyping

Product Design

  • Design for Machining
  • Design for Casting and Forging
  • Design for Sheet Metal
  • Process Selection

Debugging: The Deductive Machine Troubleshooting Process

  • Systematic Design Engineering
  • Machine Debug Process
  • Error Budgeting
  • Engineering Case Studies Used in the Debug Process
  • Debugging Machines through Burn-In Analysis

Factory Requirements

  • General Factory Requirements
  • Requirements of the Manufacturing Process
  • Requirements for the Flow of Material
  • Analysis of Factory Equipment Needs
  • Implementation Plan for Factory and Equipment

Factory Design

  • The Twenty-First-Century Manufacturing Facility
  • Site Selection
  • The Building Program
  • Project Design
  • Construction

Human Elements in the Factory

  • Ergonomics
  • Worker's Compensation
  • Industrial Safety
  • Industrial Hygiene

Computers and Controllers

  • Mainframe Systems
  • Minicomputers
  • Personal Computers
  • Networks
  • Computer-Integrated Enterprise Architecture
  • Process Controllers Marc Plogstedt
  • Human Interface to the Computer-Integrated Enterprise
  • CAD/CAM
  • Extended Enterprise

Index

Product Design and Development is one volume of the 4-volume set:
The Handbook of Manufacturing Engineering

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Product Design and Factory Development
Second Edition
by Richard Crowson

2005 424 pages $94.95 + shipping
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