This book presents the state-of-the-art in manufacturing engineering from the German perspective. Through the evaluation and analysis of the following 5 key issues: 1. Business Strategies. 2.Product Development. 3.Manufacturing Systems and Processes. 4.Production Plans. 5.The Environment, new manufacturing strategies to achieve a competitive edge are presented. The text is comprehensively supported by industrial examples from leading German and multi-national companies.
...an excellent discussion..an excellent book, which should find a ready readership among postgraduate students... Production Planning and Control; Students of business and engineering, together with engineering managers, will find this book both thought provoking and informative.Mechanical Incorporated Engineer
Preface. Business strategies: competitive process and quality management. Product development: reducing development cycles with respect to market and manufacturing. Production: resource-oriented organisation of production processes. Production plants: meeting ecological and economic requirements. Environment: ecological aspects in production technology. Appendix A: members of the working groups. Appendix B: references. Appendix C: Index.
Number Of Pages: 572
Published: 31st October 1993
Publisher: Chapman and Hall
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5
Weight (kg): 2.18