Assembly Automation: Volume 12 Issue 2

Strapline:

The international journal of assembly technology and management
Subjects:

Table of contents

Design For Assembling: The Evaluation Methods Of Hitachi, Boothroyd And Lucas

P.G. Leaney, Gunter Wittenberg

The product design that is best for function, for manufacturing, for assembling and for servicing results in the best product. Such a design is an ideal so difficult to…

DESIGN FOR MANUAL ASSEMBLY: CID TURNS ON THE HEAT

Anna Kochan

A small French company has reduced the assembly cycle time for its product by 55–60 per cent, simply by reconsidering its design and its suitability for assembly.

LIFE AFTER DEATH FOR CONSUMER PRODUCTS: DESIGNING FOR DISASSEMBLING

Gunter Wittenberg

There are about 20 million cars on the roads of Britain these days. About 1.5 million of them retire from the roads in the year, through age, death or damnation. What…

DESIGN FOR ASSEMBLY: SOMETIMES MORE IS LESS

Philip G. Atiyeh

Design for assembly (DFA) techniques have been well established as a useful and powerful tool in the development of new products or the enhancement of existing products…

SOFT INTEGRATED ASSEMBLY SYSTEMS

Cheryl Pellerin

For six years UK Government and industry funding has supported two Loughborough University research teams working in areas related to assembly systems. Much of the funding…

ASSEMBLY AUTOMATION IN AUSTRALIA

Simmy Grewal

The Australian gross national product (GNP) is of the order of US$300 billion per annum, which is about one‐third of that of UK, France and Italy, but a small population…

ISSN:

0144-5154

Online date, start – end:

1980 – 2022

Copyright Holder:

Emerald Publishing Limited

Editor:

  • Prof Hong Qiao