Accession Number:

ADA446594

Title:

The National Shipbuilding Research Program: Proceedings of the REAPS Technical Symposium Paper No. 18; Group Technology as Related to the Shipbuilding Industry

Descriptive Note:

Conference proceedings

Corporate Author:

PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIV UNIVERSITY PARK DEPT OF INDUSTRIAL AND MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS ENGINEERING

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1977-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

30.0

Abstract:

A growing amount of attention has been turned to Group Technology which deals with the area of batch-type manufacturing for those who are engaged with small lot sizes and a variety of products. Development and implementation of integrated computer aided manufacturing ICAM will lead to rapid changes in U.S. manufacturing industry. It has been recognized that Group Technology is an essential element of the foundation for the successful development and implementation of ICAM through the application of the part-family concept.

Subject Categories:

  • Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering and Control of Production Systems
  • Marine Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE