Frontier in Functional Manufacturing Technologies
These special volumes are intended to communicate the latest progress made and research advances in theory, technology, methods, equipment etc. within the field of advanced manufacturing technology, and to review the updated technological and research trends driving international communication and cooperation on production, education and research in the field. The major topics covered by the special volumes include Anti-fatigue design and anti-fatigue manufacturing, manufacturing systems and reliability, processing detection and monitoring-control, CIMS and management systems, production system and simulation technology, quality control of manufacturing systems, agile manufacturing, finite-element analysis and structure optimization, digital manufacturing and robotics, rapid prototyping technology, reverse engineering technology, high-speed (ultra high-speed) precise cutting technology, ultra-precise processing technology, micro machining technology, pattern recognition technology, image processing technology, sensor and signal detection technology, non traditional machining technology, mine equipment manufacturing and technology, advanced manufacturing system and technologies and so on. The result is a veritable encyclopedia devoted to the subject.
Review from Ringgold Inc., ProtoView: Materials scientists and related researchers explore some directions of new theories, technologies, equipment, and practices in manufacturing. Among topics of the 66 papers are ocular aberrations measurement combined with subjective visual compensation, fabricating technology of three dimensional integrated braided composite I beam, a calculation method for the profile curves of a cycloidal pump, a modified wavelet transform profilometry, applying and developing microbubble column flotation technology in China, integration technology and application research on management information in the textile industry, and the influence of surface tension on lubrication film thickness and pressure.