Integrated Manufacturing Systems: Volume 4 Issue 2


Operations and Logistics Management

Table of contents

Computer Assisted Geometric Analysis of Components for Automatic Assembly

Sun‐Woh Lye, Nan‐Shing Ong

Assembly cost is one of the major contributing factors in the totalmanufacturing cost equation. It has been estimated, particularly in themechanical and electrical…

The Integration of Design and Manufacture ‐A Quantum Leap

Ian Hunt, Simon Roberts, Roy Jones

New product “time to market” in the informationtechnology (IT) industry is increasingly critical to a company′scompetitiveness. Early product release into the marketplace…

Work Design and Computer Controlled Systems: Job Analysis under Automation – ATAA

Hartmut Wachter, Brita Modrow‐Thiel, Giselind Rossmann

Changing market demands in the metal‐working industry have led tothe implementation and development of flexible computer controlledcommunication and production…

Strategic Planning for Information Systems Enhancement

Dennis Kehoe, David Little, Andrew Lyons

Information systems are often developed to introduce new technologyor to overcome severe maintenance problems rather than to improvefundamental business practice. In…



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