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Flexible Automation and Intelligent Manufacturing,  1997:<br>Proceedings of the Seventh International FAIM Conference

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978-1-56700-089-4 (Imprimer)
978-1-56700-442-7 (En ligne)

Flexible Automation and Intelligent Manufacturing, 1997:
Proceedings of the Seventh International FAIM Conference

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The objectives of the Seventh International Conference on Flexible Automation and Intelligent Manufacturing (FAIM '97) are to support the international exchange of experience about outstanding industrial developments and the latest results of production research.

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COPING WITH DISTURBANCES A PERFORMANCE EVALUATION APPROACH IN VIRTUAL MANUFACTURING ENVIRONMENTS
Nabil N. Gindy , Sameh M. Saad
pages 1-12
$35.00
DEVELOPING A WEBSITE FOR THE FORMATION OF VIRTUAL ENTERPRISES
Carlos Bremer, Edson dos S. Moreira, Fredy J. Valente, Paulo C. de Carvalho Dias
pages 13-23
$35.00
FACILITY LOCATION AND RELOCATION IN GLOBAL MANUFACTURING STRATEGY
Bahrain Emamizadeh, Reza Zanjirani Farahani
pages 24-34
$35.00
AGILITY: MORE THAN A BUZZWORD?
Leon F. McGinnis
pages 35-42
$35.00
ECONOMIC VALUE ADDED BY MANUFACTURING FIRMS
William G. Sullivan
pages 43-48
$35.00
Product design methodological contribution based on product decisions : Proposition of reference decisionnal process
Jean Renaud, Vincent Boly, Valerie Rault-Jacquot, Laure Morel, Claudine Guidat
pages 49-56
$35.00
SIMULTANEOUS PRODUCT/PROCESS DESIGN FOR DISASSEMBLY
Matthew D. Bauer, David W. Rosen
pages 57-68
$35.00
AN INTEGRATED SYSTEM FOR FUNCTIONAL MODELING AND CONFIGURATION IN CONCEPTUAL DESIGN
Janis P. Terpenny
pages 69-80
$35.00
PLUG AND PLAY FRAMEWORK FOR COMBINATORAL PROBLEM HEURISTICS
Andrew Wooster
pages 81-91
$35.00
A MODEL FOR OPTIMISING THE MASTER PRODUCTION SCHEDULE IN MRP SYSTEMS
Alistair R. Clark
pages 92-101
$35.00
THE DEVELOPMENT OF AN INTEGRATED PRODUCTION AND STRATEGIC PLANNING SYSTEM FOR BUILDING PRODUCTS MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY
Nashwan Dawood , Husam Petros
pages 102-110
$35.00
INTERACTIVE METHOD FOR GROUPING OPERATIONS IN ASSEMBLY LINE DESIGN
Fabrice Pellichero, Alain Delchambre, Bertrand Mareschal
pages 111-122
$35.00
GENERIC MODELLING OF CELL CONTROL SYSTEMS AND PRODUCTION RESOURCES
Per Gullander , Par Klingstam , Par Martensson
pages 123-134
$35.00
PRE-TREATMENT OF DATA FOR IMPROVED ARTIFICIAL NEURAL NETWORK MODEL GENERATION
S. D. Parvin , D. Peel , M. Leek
pages 135-144
$35.00
ADVANCED CONTROL OF A DISTILLATION COLUMN
M. Leek , D. Peel
pages 145-156
$35.00
ADAPTIVE CONTROLLERS FOR THE REGULATION OF THE GEOMETRICAL AND THERMAL CHARACTERISTICS OF GMA WELDING
S. G. Tzafestas, E. J. Kyriannakis , G. G. Rigatos
pages 157-168
$35.00
HIERARCHICAL PETRI NET MODELING FOR SYSTEM DYNAMICS AND CONTROL OF MANUFACTURING SYSTEMS
C. S. Liu, Y. H. Ma, N. G. Odrey
pages 169-182
$35.00
PROGRAMMABLE CONTROLLERS PROGRAM GENERATION USING A TEXTUAL INTERFACE
Orlando Duran , Antonio Batocchio
pages 183-192
$35.00
GLOBAL BUSINESS PROCESS RE-ENGINEERING: A SYSTEM DYNAMICS BASED APPROACH
Jalal Ashayeri , R. Keij , A. Broker
pages 193-203
$35.00
ENHANCING LOSS PREVENTION THROUGH EFFECTIVE MANAGEMENT AND EXCHANGE OF SAFETY CASE INFORMATION
L. P. McAlinden, P. W. Norman, P. J. Sitoh
pages 204-215
$35.00
Design for de-manufacturing and generation of disassembly plans: The current state of knowledge
George Ioannou , Subhash C. Sarin
pages 216-227
$35.00
THE IMPORTANCE OF CLIENT REQUIREMENTS PROCESSING IN CONCURRENT ENGINEERING
J. M. Kamara, C. J. Anumba, N. F. O. Evbuomwan
pages 228-238
$35.00
A COMPUTER-AIDED PLANNING SYSTEM FOR THE PRE-CAST CONCRETE INDUSTRY
Nashwan Dawood , B. Hobbs, A. Kalian
pages 239-248
$35.00
A METHOD FOR INTEGRATING FORM ERRORS INTO TOLERANCE ANALYSIS
Scott Pierce , David W. Rosen
pages 249-260
$35.00
AN OPEN OPTIMIZATION SYSTEM FOR CONTROLLING OF MANUFACTURING PROCESSES
W. Sauer, G. Weigert, D. Hampel
pages 261-268
$35.00
AN UP-TO-DATE SHOP FLOOR MODEL FOR SHORT TERM PRODUCTION CONTROL
Hans Kurt Tonshoff, Marc Sielemann
pages 269-279
$35.00
INTEROPERABILITY AND ITS IMPACT ON RAPID DEVELOPMENT OF PROCESS CONTROL SYSTEMS
Hua X. Du, Jun Wei , Chen Zhou
pages 280-291
$35.00
MODELLING AND CONTROL OF A PLASTICATING EXTRUDER
C. K. S. Ho, LG. French, C. S. Cox, A. Jones
pages 292-299
$35.00
IMPROVED CONTROL OF MIMO PROCESSES USING GENETIC ALGORITHMS
LG. French, C. K. S. Ho, C. S. Cox, K. C. S. Ng
pages 300-311
$35.00
A COLLABORATIVE MANUFACTURING ENGINEERING EDUCATION PROGRAM IN OREGON
G. A. Spolek, R. D. Dryden, S. J. T. Owen
pages 312-316
$35.00
MODELLING OF SOCIAL SYSTEMS FOR ENHANCING THEIR PERFORMANCE
Petia Sice
pages 317-325
$35.00
ERGONOMICS OF MATERIAL HANDLING
Karl H. E. Kroemer
pages 326-338
$35.00
OPERATOR HEARING IN INDUSTRIAL NOISE: SIGNAL DETECTION, SPEECH COMMUNICATIONS, AND CONSIDERATIONS IN SELECTING HEARING PROTECTION
John G. Casali
pages 339-352
$35.00
MACROERGONOMICS TO IMPROVE HUMAN AND TECHNICAL PERFORMANCE IN AGILE MANUFACTURING SYSTEMS
Brian M. Kleiner
pages 353-364
$35.00
THE USE OF THE MONTE CARLO METHOD FOR TOOL SELECTION IN THE SHEET METAL INDUSTRY
E. Summad, E. Appleton
pages 365-374
$35.00
MATERIAL TRANSPORT SCHEDULING IN FLEXIBLE MANUFACTURING SYSTEMS
Bala Ram, Sanjay Joshi
pages 375-386
$35.00
FRONTIER BASED SCHEDULING IN FMS
Gregory B. Jones, Manbir S. Sodhi, Victor Fay Wolfe
pages 387-395
$35.00
ERROR BUDGET CONTROL IN COORDINATE MEASURING SYSTEMS
M. M. Sfantsikopoulos , S.C. Diplaris, V. S. Issopoulos, D. A. Mills
pages 396-405
$35.00
LASER RANGE FINDER AND VISION SENSORS FOR ROBOTIC APPLICATIONS
Hossein Golnabi
pages 406-415
$35.00
PERFORMANCE TESTING OF HAND HELD SCANNERS FOR TWO DIMENSIONAL BAR CODE SYMBOLOGIES
Richard E. Billo, Bopaya Bidanda, Martin Adickes
pages 416-423
$35.00
DESIGN INTEGRATION AND DATA INTERCHANGE IN A PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT ENVIRONMENT
P. W. Norman, R. Jamieson
pages 424-436
$35.00
TOTAL INTEGRATED MANAGEMENT SYSTEM A NEW APPROACH TO ORGANIZATION IT PLANNING
Mohammed Kazem Farhang Kermani
pages 437-448
$35.00
DESIGN SOFTWARE FOR SPECIFICATION AND ANALYSIS OF DISCRETE EVENT MANUFACTURING SYSTEMS
T.O. Boucher, M. A. Jafari, R. C. Wurl, A. Yalcin
pages 449-460
$35.00
FUNCTIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR METHODS TO SUPPORT EARLY-STAGE SPACE MISSION DESIGN
Richard C. Anderson, Michael R. Duffey, Kevin W. Lyons
pages 461-470
$35.00
Analysis of k−Stage Automated Production Flow Lines with Recirculating Conveyor Buffer Storage
William E. Biles, John S. Usher, Jacqueline M. Sprinkle
pages 471-482
$35.00
A MANUFACTURING CELL CONTROLLER ARCHITECTURE
Antonio Quintas, Paulo Leitao
pages 483-493
$35.00
DESIGN AND REALIZATION OF INTELLIGENT AUTOMATED WORK-CELLS
Heinz Ulrich, Willi Durig
pages 494-503
$35.00
INTER-CELL LAYOUT DESIGNS IN A CELLULAR MANUFACTURING ENVIRONMENT- A CASE STUDY
Massoud Bazargan-Lari
pages 504-516
$35.00
A VISION BASED INSPECTION SYSTEM OF PISTONS
Dezhong Hong, Thompson Sarkodie-Gyan, Andrew W. Campbell
pages 517-523
$35.00
Use And Implementation Of Digital Close-Range Photogrammetry To Enhance Competitiveness: Use, Application, And Cost Justification
George W. Johnson, H. Fred Walker
pages 524-536
$35.00
ENGINEERING 2D BAR CODE SYMBOLOGIES FOR MANUFACTURING INFORMATION SYSTEM MANAGEMENT
Duane D. Dunlap, Soumya K. De
pages 537-548
$35.00
ACORN 1479 − AN INTEGRATED TOOLKIT FOR THE DESIGN OF FIELDBUS APPLICATIONS
Iain G. Brownlie
pages 549-560
$35.00
INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING RESEARCH AND AUTOMATION IN ELECTRONIC PRODUCT MANUFACTURING
John T. Tester
pages 561-570
$35.00
SETUP MANAGEMENT ISSUES IN PRINTED CIRCUIT CARD ASSEMBLY SYSTEMS
Kimberly P. Ellis, Leon F. McGinnis , Jane C. Ammons
pages 571-581
$35.00
FUZZY LOGIC CONTROL OF MATERIAL FLOW IN FLEXIBLE MANUFACTURING SYSTEMS
Eman Kamel, William E. Biles
pages 582-589
$35.00
A STUDY OF DYNAMICAL AMPLIFICATION COEFFICIENT UNDER THE DIFFERENCE OF SPECIFIC CUTTING RESISTANCE IN LATHE CHATTER ( PART II)
Yoshiaki Iwata
pages 590-599
$35.00
SPIN CASTING OF METAL PARTS DIRECTLY FROM RP MASTERS
P.M. Hackney, M. Sarwar, S. Widdows
pages 600-613
$35.00
THE PRODUCTION OF OVER 2000 INJECTION MOULD IMPRESSIONS OF AN SL MASTER USING COPPER ELECTROFORMED INSERTS
C. Bocking, G. Bennett, S. Dover
pages 614-621
$35.00
Economic Evaluation of Rapid Prototyping in the Development of New Products
Guangming Zhang, Mark Richardson , Rena Surana
pages 622-632
$35.00
INFORMATION SYSTEMS FOR MAKE-TO-ORDER MANUFACTURING
S. A. Abbas
pages 633-641
$35.00
STRATEGIC INFORMATION SYSTEM - INTEGRATION OF THE MANAGEMENT AND ENGINEERING ACTIVITIES
Brane Semolic, Joze Balic
pages 642-651
$35.00
Architecture for low volume AGV controlled FMS
Fergus G. Maughan, Huw J. Lewis
pages 652-658
$35.00
A TWO-HOLE CLAMPING STRATEGY WITH GEOMETRIC TOLERANCING FOR SETUP PLANNING
Jueng-Shing Hwang, William A. Miller
pages 659-668
$35.00
OVERVIEW OF THE DATA MODELS AMD THE KNOWLEDGE SOURCES THAT FORM THE BACK-BONE OF AN INTERACTIVE CAPP KERNEL
G. Van Zeir, J.-P. Kruth, J. Detand
pages 669-682
$35.00
ROUTING FLEXIBILITY IN A JUST-IN-TIME SYSTEM
Min-Chun Yu, Timothy J. Greene
pages 683-694
$35.00
RE-ENGINEERING OF AN AUTOMATED WAREHOUSE SYSTEM USING OBJECT-ORIENTED SIMULATION
Agostino G. Bruzzone, Roberto Mosca
pages 695-704
$35.00
EFFECTS OF NEGOTIATION MECHANISMS ON PERFORMANCE OF AGENT BASED MANUFACTURING SYSTEMS
Naga K.C. Krothapalli, Abhijit V. Deshmukh
pages 705-718
$35.00
VALIDATION AND SIMULATION OF MANUFACTURING ENGINEERING DATA
Anan Mungwattana, John Shewchuk, Albert Jones
pages 719-728
$35.00
SELECTION AND COMPARATIVE EVALUATION OF CONVENTIONAL AND RAPID PROTOTYPING PROCESS CHAINS OF THE TOOL AND DIE-MAKING INDUSTRY BASED ON AN INTEGRATED INFORMATION MODEL
Holger Durr , Uwe Kaschka
pages 729-738
$35.00
GETTING STARTED IN RAPID PROTOTYPING
M. Sarwar, S. Hogarth, P.M. Hackney
pages 739-750
$35.00
A GENETIC ALGORITHM FOR OPTIMAL OBJECT PACKING IN A SELECTIVE LASER SINTERING RAPID PROTOTYPING MACHINE
Ilkka Ikonen, William E. Biles
pages 751-759
$35.00
ADVANCES IN RAPID TOOLING IN PRODUCT INTRODUCTION PROCESSES
Anthony Venus , Amerdeep Riat
pages 760-768
$35.00
TWO DIMENSIONAL STRESS ANALYSIS OF WORKING CONDITIONS ON THE PATELLA
F. Nabhani, A.N. Hart, C. J. Connor, M. Wake
pages 769-775
$35.00
A CASE STUDY OF INTERACTIVE DESIGN OF A PRODUCT AND ITS ASSEMBLY LINE
Th. Vast, B. Raucent, F. Petit
pages 776-786
$35.00
AN INTRODUCTION TO DESIGN FOR ENVIRONMENT AND ASSESSMENT OF DESIGN AIDS
Philip M. Wolfe, Tom Caporello, David Bedworth
pages 787-793
$35.00
SHORT-CUT COSTING OF PROCESS VESSELS USING Al AND CONVENTIONAL TECHNIQUES
A. M. Gerrard, J. Brass
pages 794-802
$35.00
SMALL FIRMS, BIG STOCKS?
Michael Bedwell, Paul Higginbottom , Sharon Sandhu
pages 803-809
$35.00
SIMULATION AND COST ACCOUNTING
A. Redlein, R. Rohrhofer, G. Schildt
pages 810-819
$35.00
PRODUCT COSTING FOR AUTOMATED FACTORIES
Richard Giglio
pages 820-827
$35.00
PERFORMANCE MEASUREMENT OF WORK TEAMS FOR COMPETITIVE MANUFACTURE
A. J. R. Smith , M. Burwood
pages 828-841
$35.00
OBJECT ORIENTED MODELING FOR A PERFORMANCE MEASUREMENT SYSTEM FOR SMALL ENTERPRISES
Orlando Duran , Antonio Batocchio
pages 842-849
$35.00
STRATEGIC TARGET COSTING
Pui-Mun Lee , William G. Sullivan
pages 850-858
$35.00
MULTI-CRITERIA EVALUATION OF AUTOMATED MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGIES
Budi Saleh, Sabah Randhawa, Thomas West
pages 859-866
$35.00
Performance Measures for a Centralized Material Handling in Flexible Assembly Line Systems
Jalal Ashayeri
pages 867-876
$35.00
PROBLEMS IN THE PROCESSING OF PARTICULATE SOLIDS -THE SYSTEMATIC ANALYSIS OF PARTICULATE PROCESSES
A.J. Matchett
pages 877-886
$35.00
A NEW APPROACH TO SMALL PARTS VIBRATORY CONVEYING
A H Redford, F Dhailami
pages 887-897
$35.00
THE APPLICATION OF QFD TO THE MANUFACTURE OF ENGINE BEARINGS
John D. Foster , William G. Sullivan
pages 898-909
$35.00
QUALITY FUNCTION DEPLOYMENT - IMPROVING INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SERVICE WITHIN MANUFACTURING
Brendan Lynch, Ita Richardson
pages 910-921
$35.00
INTELLIGENT MANUFACTURING AND LATERALISATION
W. F. Gaughran
pages 922-931
$35.00
CREATION OF SOLID MODELS USING MRI SCANNING
F. Nabhani, A.N. Hart, C. J. Connor, M. Wake
pages 932-938
$35.00
PC BASED ROLL STRESS ANALYSIS
J. Gui, LG. French, P. Blackburn, M. Munir Ahmad
pages 939-946
$35.00
A REVIEW AND COMPARISON OF EMERGING VIRTUAL 3-D TOOLS FOR PRODUCT DESIGN
Grace M. Bochenek, James M. Ragusa
pages 947-957
$35.00
FACTORY AND LOGISTICS PLANNING WITH VIRTUAL REALITY
R. D. Schraft, J. Neugebauer, K. Grefen
pages 958-968
$35.00
WHAT IS REAL-TIME AND HOW SHOULD WE USE IT?
Antony Eddison
pages 969-976
$35.00
COST EFFECTIVENESS OF RELIABILITY-CENTERED MAINTENANCE
Azim Houshyar
pages 977-980
$35.00