U.S. Leadership in Manufacturing is a summary of a symposium held on November 4, 1982 by the National Academy of Engineering. The symposium discussed new technologies: robotics, computers, automation techniques, new materials requiring new processes, and new design techniques such as computer-assisted development/computer-assisted manufacturing (CAD/CAM). U.S. Leadership in Manufacturing recommends changing the model of manufacturing to a more integrated system.
Table of Contents
|Opening Remarks, Keynote Address, and Response||1-58|
|Session 1: New Manufacturing Technologies||59-90|
|Session 2: Integration of the Manufacturing System||91-126|
|Session 3: Summary and Call to Action||127-128|
|Panel Discussion: Call to Action for the 1980s||129-141|
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