The materials, processes and management techniques of industry are covered thoroughly in this new edition of Manufacturing Systems. The text discusses the basic elements of the manufacturing enterprise as a system, or managed body of activities. Making use of extensive illustration and colorful graphic design, this 2000 copyright will provide students with a thorough understanding of how the manufacturing enterprise is formed and how it functions. The complementary roles of management and labor are covered in detail. The text consists of 30 chapters arranged in seven sections:
Manufacturing and Automation Technology provides thorough coverage of manufacturing as it relates to the Standards for Technological Literacy. This text covers both manufacturing processes and management technology. Students apply the text content to create a real-world enterprise in which they determine the management, create the products, and prepare the financial reports. Also included are new green manufacturing links that feature green processes and techniques applied in manufacturing.
The 2000 edition of Exploring Manufacturing introduces manufacturing as a technological system that converts materials into products. After covering materials and their properties, the text presents a variety of manufacturing techniques. Information on the organization and operation of manufacturing enterprises is also explored.
This lab workbook is designed for use with the Foundations of Engineering & Technology textbook. The chapters in the workbook correspond to those in the textbook and should be completed after reading the appropriate textbook chapter. Each chapter of the workbook reviews the material found in the textbook chapters to enhance your understanding of textbook content. The various types of questions include matching, true or false, multiple choice, fill-in-the-blank, and short answer. The lab workbook chapters also contain activities related to textbook content. The activities range from content reinforcement to real-world application, including design projects and broader modular activities. Reading Foundations of Engineering & Technology and using this lab workbook will help you acquire a base of knowledge related to the principles of technology and engineering systems, as well as the design and application of each. Completing the questions and activities for each chapter will help you master the technical knowledge presented in the textbook.