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Computer Architecture for Small-Batch Manufacturing



Charles R. McLean, Mary Mitchell, Edward J. Barkmeyer Jr.


The advent of fully automated, integrated, small-batch manufacturing control system has been slowed by several problems: the systems are complex, their development is costly, and the technology is not yet mature.  But even more of a hindrance has been the lack of standard manufacturing systems architecture.
IEEE Spectrum


automation, integration, small-batch manufacturing, control system, manufacturing systems architecture


McLean, C. , Mitchell, M. and Barkmeyer, E. (1983), Computer Architecture for Small-Batch Manufacturing, IEEE Spectrum, [online], (Accessed May 24, 2024)


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Created March 2, 1983, Updated February 19, 2017