The development of user-centered advanced manufacturing technology: New design practice or new marketing rhetoric?
UNSPECIFIED (1996) The development of user-centered advanced manufacturing technology: New design practice or new marketing rhetoric? In: 4th International Conference on Human Aspects of Advanced Manufacturing and Hybrid Automation, MANCHESTER, ENGLAND, JUL 06-08, 1994. Published in: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HUMAN FACTORS IN MANUFACTURING, 6 (2). pp. 79-87.Full text not available from this repository.
This article examines the values and assumptions held by producers of CNC machine tools in the U.K., Germany, and Japan. Survey findings are presented which reveal that, despite serving different customers/users, producers share similar (essentially technocentric) views on what constitutes optimal CNC design. Implications for the development of user-centered advanced manufacturing systems are discussed in the light of these findings. (C) 1996 John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
|Item Type:||Conference Item (UNSPECIFIED)|
|Subjects:||T Technology > TS Manufactures
T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
|Journal or Publication Title:||INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HUMAN FACTORS IN MANUFACTURING|
|Publisher:||JOHN WILEY & SONS INC|
|Number of Pages:||9|
|Page Range:||pp. 79-87|
|Title of Event:||4th International Conference on Human Aspects of Advanced Manufacturing and Hybrid Automation|
|Location of Event:||MANCHESTER, ENGLAND|
|Date(s) of Event:||JUL 06-08, 1994|
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