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Industrial Need: Production System Engineering Integration



Charles R. McLean, Swee K. Leong


This document describes the results of Phase I Needs Analysis of the Production Systems Engineering component of the Production and PDM Project within SIMA. It identifies and documents the industry need, technical specifications to be developed, potential collaborators, and proposed technical approach, a manufacturing scenario for this project. It also describes the relationships between the proposed project, the SIMA Reference Architecture, other projects, and existing standards activities.
NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR) - 6019
Report Number


industry needs analysis, interface specifications, production system engineering


McLean, C. and Leong, S. (1997), Industrial Need: Production System Engineering Integration, NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online],, (Accessed May 26, 2024)


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Created July 31, 1997, Updated October 12, 2021