Title: Computer-aided manufacturing, flexible manufacturing systems and simulation

Authors: P. Hurault, H.R. Kopat, K. Kreftt

Addresses: Alcatel ATC, Ormes, France. ' Alcatel Austria, Vienna, Austria. ' Alcatel SEL, Stuttgart, West Germany

Abstract: The increasing complexity of modern products requires a more flexible approach to manufacturing in order to minimise production costs and maximise reliability. Computer-integrated manufacturing, production simulation, and flexible manufacturing systems all contribute to achieving these goals.

Keywords: computer-aided manufacturing; CAM; flexible manufacturing systems; FMS architecture; simulation; advanced manufacturing technology; AMT.

DOI: 10.1504/IJCAT.1990.062665

International Journal of Computer Applications in Technology, 1990 Vol.3 No.3, pp.161 - 168

Available online: 11 Jun 2014 *

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