Intelligent Design and Manufacturing

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Andrew Kusiak
Wiley, Feb 12, 1992 - Technology & Engineering - 776 pages
Focuses on design and manufacturing and a variety of issues pertinent to successful techniques involving concurrent engineering. Considers product design and manufacturing constraints simultaneously, emphasizing the consideration of every element of the product's life cycle from concept through disposal. Examines such areas as quality, cost, scheduling and user needs. Design and manufacturing problems are thoroughly discussed and solutions are given by using numerous modern applications and implements, including basic artificial intelligence tools.

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ANDREW KUSIAK, PhD, a highly respected authority on advanced manufacturing, is Professor of Industrial Engineering at the University of Iowa. He is the author of numerous books, including Concurrent Engineering and Intelligent Design and Manufacturing, both published by Wiley.

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