Integrated Manufacturing Systems: Volume 4 Issue 4


Table of contents

Managing Product Quality in New Zealand Firms

Tom W. Batley

A survey was carried out recently in New Zealand manufacturingfirms to identify typical quality management policies and operatingpractices and to determine changes in…

Combining Activity‐based Costing and Process Mapping: A Practical Study

B.M. Amsler, J.S. Busby, G.M. Williams

Traditional costing systems suffer from a number of problemsbecause of the way in which they allocate overheads: product costs havearbitrary components; managers lack…

The Application of Computer Simulation in Manufacturing

Stewart Robinson

In manufacturing, the use of computer simulation has led tosignificant benefits: risk reduction, greater understanding, operatingcost reduction, lead time reduction…

Concurrent Engineering Deployment: A Virtual Reality Approach

Ahmad K. Elshennawy, Ganesh M. Krishnaswamy, Mansooreh Mollaghasemi

Aims to develop an approach to deploy practically a concurrentengineering environment. Deployment here signifies a combination of twoimportant elements: translation from…

Integration of CAD/CAM and Spreadsheet Data Processing

Chan Choy Peng, Keith Ridgway

Describes the development of an integrated computerized engineeringdatabase and CAD/CAM system at Presto Tools Ltd, Sheffield, UK.Following an examination of the existing…



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