Modern Production Management Systems: Proceedings of the IFIP TC 5 WG 5.7 Working Conference on Advances in Production Management Systems-APMS '87, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, 11-14 Aug., 1987

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Andrew Kusiak
Elsevier, 1987 - Business & Economics - 746 pages
New results in the area of production management and information systems for the Factory of the Future are presented in this volume. The fifty-seven papers are by manufacturing, computing and production management professionals from academia, industry and government. The first three chapters examine scheduling methods and applications in flexible manufacturing systems, as well as heuristic algorithms for flow shop scheduling and loading. Chapter 4 deals with simulation in production management, while Chapters 5, 6 and 7 discuss planning and control problems in management systems. Chapters 8 and 9 involve modelling and manufacturing control. Chapter 10 is devoted to group technology and process planning. Expert systems, a new tool in production management, is the topic of Chapter 11, and the last chapter discusses productivity and human factor issues in manufacturing systems.

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A Scheduling Method for a Class of Flexible Manufacturing Systems
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ANDREW KUSIAK, PhD, a highly respected authority on advanced manufacturing, is Professor of Industrial Engineering at the University of Iowa. He is the author of numerous books, including Concurrent Engineering and Intelligent Design and Manufacturing, both published by Wiley.

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