All-Embracing Manufacturing [electronic resource] : Roadmap System / by Gideon Halevi.Material type: TextLanguage: English Series: Intelligent Systems, Control and Automation: Science and Engineering: 59Publisher: Dordrecht : Springer Netherlands, 2012Description: XIV, 182 p. online resourceContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9789400741805Subject(s): Engineering | Computer aided design | Information Systems | Industrial engineering | Engineering | Industrial and Production Engineering | Computer-Aided Engineering (CAD, CAE) and Design | Management of Computing and Information SystemsAdditional physical formats: Printed edition:: No titleDDC classification: 670 LOC classification: T55.4-60.8Online resources: Click here to access online
1 Introduction -- 2 Process Planning: Routing -- 3 Production Module -- 4 Production Planning: Demonstration -- 5 Product Specifications and Design -- 6 Detail Design -- 7 Management Decision Support System -- Index.
All-embracing manufacturing is a system that aims to dissolve the complexity of the manufacturing process and restore the inherent simplicity. It claims that production is very simple and flexible by nature. However, the complexity is a result of the production system approach which makes it rigid and therefore complex. All-embracing manufacturing introduces flexibility to production planning, it eliminates constraints, bottlenecks, and disruptions automatically while it restores the simplicity. No decision is made ahead of time, but only at the time of execution. It introduces technology as dominant part of manufacturing. It is a computer oriented system that imitates human behavior i.e. practically as any of us behave in daily personal life.