Engineering the Future

Edited by Laszlo Dudas, ISBN 978-953-307-210-4, 414 pages, Publisher: Sciyo, Chapters published November 02, 2010 under CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 license
Edited Volume

This book pilots the reader into the future. The first three chapters introduce new materials and material processing methods. Then five chapters present innovative new design directions and solutions. The main section of the book contains ten chapters organized around problems and methods of manufacturing and technology, from cutting process optimisation through maintenance and control to the Digital Factory. The last two chapters deal with information and energy, as the foundations of a prospering economy.