Advanced Manufacturing

A Systems Approach to AMT Deployment

Editors: Towill, D.R., Cherrington, J.E. (Eds.)

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A Systems Approach to AMT Development is part of the Advanced Manufacturing Series edited by Professor Pham of the University of Wales, College of Cardiff. Its subject is the acquisition of Advanced Manufacturing Technology (AMT) and its introduction into a production environment. The topic is approached from various aspects such as long-term future performance which is closely related to pay back periods. The authors point out the significance impact which the introduction of AMT has made to international competitiveness. There is also discussing of the importance of learning curve modelling. A Systems Approach to AMT Deployment is firmly based on the author's experience of working with a variety of industries.

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  • Setting the Scene

    Davies, A. (et al.)

    Pages 1-17

  • Organizational Factors Affecting the Introduction and Efficiency of AMT Operation in Small Firms

    Coward, D. G. (et al.)

    Pages 19-34

  • Combined Company Profiling

    Burden, T. H. A.

    Pages 35-55

  • Learning Curve Models

    Towill, D. R. (et al.)

    Pages 57-75

  • Forecasting via Learning Curves

    Towill, D. R. (et al.)

    Pages 77-90

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
A Systems Approach to AMT Deployment
Editors
  • D.R. Towill
  • J.E. Cherrington
Series Title
Advanced Manufacturing
Copyright
1993
Publisher
Springer-Verlag London
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag London Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-4471-3406-0
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4471-3406-0
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4471-3408-4
Series ISSN
1431-0155
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVI, 224
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