Written and thoroughly reviewed by world leading experts of CIRP, representing the highest standards in research on production engineering
Structured with definitions, theory, applications, cross references and references for a variety of topics in the field of production engineering
Provides good balance between fundamental knowledge and recent developments in design, optimization, control and management of processes, machines and systems
The CIRP Encyclopedia covers the state-of-art of advanced technologies, methods and models for production, production engineering and logistics. While the technological and operational aspects are in the focus, economical aspects are addressed too. The definitions and short explanations for a wide variety of terms were reviewed by the CIRP-Community, representing the highest standards in research. Thus, the content is not only evaluated internationally on a high scientific level but also reflects very recent developments.
Content Level »Research
Keywords »abrasive processes - assembly - cutting - design - electro-physical and chemical processes - forming - machines - manufacturing systems - precision engineering and metrology - production engineering - surfaces