A study on production_management_system

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Production may be referred to as the process concerned with the conversion of inputs (raw materials, machinery, information, manpower and other functions of production) into output (semi finished and finished goods and services) with the help of certain processes (planning, scheduling and controlling etc.) while management is the process of exploitation of these factors of production in the order to achieve the desired result. Thus production management is the management which by scientific planning and regulation sets into motion the part of an enterprise to which it has been entrusted, the task of actual transformation of inputs into outputs.

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Production and Operations Management Assignment Set 1Q1. Explain briefly the Computer Integrated Manufacturing. Answer : A computer-automated system in which individual engineering, production, marketing, and support functions of a manufacturing enterprise are organized; functional areas such as design, analysis, planning, purchasing, cost accounting, inventory control, and distribution are linked through the computer with factory floor functions such as materials handling and management, providing direct control and monitoring of all process operationsComputer-integrated manufacturing (CIM) may be viewed as the successor technology which links computer-aided design (CAD), computer-aided manufacturing (CAM), robotics, numerically controlled machine tools (NCMT), automatic storage and retrieval systems (AS/RS), flexible manufacturing systems (FMS), and other computer-based manufacturing technology. Computer-integrated manufacturing is also known as integrated computer-aided manufacturing (ICAM). Autofacturing includes computer-integrated manufacturing, but also includes conventional machinery, human operators, and their relationships within a total systemThe CIM factory concept includes both soft and hard technology. Soft technology can be thought of as theintellector brains of the factory, and hard technology as the muscles of the factory. The type of hard technology employed depends upon the products or family of products made by the factory. For metal

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