Engineering Documentation Control Practices & Procedures

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Elaine Monahan
CRC Press, Feb 17, 1995 - Technology & Engineering - 280 pages
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Discusses the requirements for establishing, maintaining and revitalizing an efficient engineering documentation control system for use by technical and manufacturing personnel in private industry. The book stresses simplicity and common sense in the development and implementation of all control practices, procedures and forms. A list of effective interchangeability rules, a glossary of essential engineering documentation terms and an extensive bibliography of key literature sources are provided.;This work is intended for mechanical, computer, design, manufacturing and civil engineers; program, purchasing and documentation and production control managers; and upper-level undergraduate, graduate and continuing-education students in these fields.
 

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Contents

Configuration Planning
11
Ingredients for a Configuration Management
23
Configuration Identification
29
Engineering Documentation Release
49
Configuration and Change Control Philosophy
57
Engineering Change Control Forms
65
Interchangeability
83
Analyzing a Proposed Engineering Change
93
The Change Organization
113
Automating a CM or Documentation System
123
Guidelines for the Transition to a Configuration
133
How and Where to Start Creating or Revitalizing
141
The Future of Configuration Management in
151
Overall Summary
161
Glossary
174
Engineering Documentation Bibliography
188

Change Processing System Requirements
99
A Field Change System
107

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About the author (1995)

Ray E. Monahan is Owner of and a Consultant for R. E. Monahan Associates, Fort Myers, Florida.

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