Computer Aided Production Engineering: (CAPE) 2001

The papers presented at the 17th International Conference of Computer-Aided Production Engineering (CAPE) reflect the international scope of this branch of manufacturing. This collection displays innovations and techniques in this area of mechanical engineering from the academia and industry. The scope and range of studies extends over such topics as: computer-aided design, manufacture, and process planting; concurrent engineering and design for manufacturing; A1 application in manufacturing; machining processes and forming processes; rapid prototyping and tooling; virtual reality applications in manufacturing; non-traditional manufacturing processes; quality in manufacturing; and manufacturing supply chain management.