Accession Number : AD0752464

Title :   A Study of Advanced Mechanization.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : STANFORD RESEARCH INST MENLO PARK CALIF

Personal Author(s) : Rosen,Charles A.

Report Date : NOV 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 40

Abstract : The report presents the results of a survey of an important segment of computer-based automation; namely, that dealing with mechines that can perform useful material-handling, assembly, and quality control tasks without continuous human sensing, manipulation, and control. The intent has been to assess the implications for industrial and military application, the limitations of available machines, and to recommend developments required to satisfy identified needs. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*MANUFACTURING, AUTOMATION), HANDLING, ASSEMBLY, QUALITY CONTROL, INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTION, DETECTORS, VISUAL INSPECTION, COMPUTER PROGRAMMING

Subject Categories : Mfg & Industrial Eng & Control of Product Sys

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE