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Integrative Production Technology

Theory and Applications

  • Christian Brecher
  • Denis Özdemir
  • Contains research results of DFG Cluster of Excellence No. 128

  • Presents a holistic theory of production

  • Provides a genuinely interdisciplinary approach to the topic


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxxix
  2. Christian Brecher, Denis Özdemir, Anja Ruth Weber
    Pages 1-17
  3. Individualized Production

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 19-22
    2. Reinhart Poprawe, Wolfgang Bleck, Frank Thomas Piller, Günther Schuh, Sebastian Barg, Arne Bohl et al.
      Pages 23-111
    3. Andreas Bührig-Polaczek, Marek Behr, Christian Hopmann, Günther Schuh, Abassin Aryobsei, Stefanie Elgeti et al.
      Pages 113-174
  4. Virtual Production Systems

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 175-176
    2. Sabina Jeschke, Achim Kampker, Torsten W. Kuhlen, Günther Schuh, Wolfgang Schulz, Toufik Al Khawli et al.
      Pages 177-251
    3. Wolfgang Bleck, Christian Brecher, Michael Herty, Gerhard Hirt, Christian Hopmann, Fritz Klocke et al.
      Pages 253-364
  5. Integrated Technologies

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 365-368
    2. Christian Brecher, Wolfgang Bleck, Jörg Feldhusen, Gerhard Hirt, Fritz Klocke, Uwe Reisgen et al.
      Pages 369-513
    3. Kirsten Bobzin, Andreas Bührig-Polaczek, Christian Hopmann, Peter Loosen, Reinhart Poprawe, Mehmet Öte et al.
      Pages 515-627
  6. Self-optimizing Production Systems

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 629-643
    2. Christopher Schlick, Volker Stich, Robert Schmitt, Günther Schuh, Martina Ziefle, Christian Brecher et al.
      Pages 645-743
    3. Fritz Klocke, Dirk Abel, Thomas Gries, Christian Hopmann, Peter Loosen, Reinhard Poprawe et al.
      Pages 745-875
    4. Robert Schmitt, Burkhard Corves, Peter Loosen, Christian Brecher, Sabina Jeschke, Walter Kimmelmann et al.
      Pages 877-990
  7. Cross-Sectional Processes

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 991-992
    2. Sabina Jeschke, Wolfgang Bleck, Anja Richert, Günther Schuh, Wolfgang Schulz, Martina Ziefle et al.
      Pages 993-1046
    3. Günther Schuh, Malte Brettel, Christina Reuter, David Bendig, Christian Dölle, Niklas Friederichsen et al.
      Pages 1047-1079
    4. Christian Brecher, Günther Schuh, André Bräkling, Denis Özdemir, Anja Wassong, Anja Weber
      Pages 1081-1089
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 1091-1100

About this book


This contributed volume contains the research results of the Cluster of Excellence “Integrative Production Technology for High-Wage Countries”, funded by the German Research Society (DFG). The approach to the topic is genuinely interdisciplinary, covering insights from fields such as engineering, material sciences, economics and social sciences. The book contains coherent deterministic models for integrative product creation chains as well as harmonized cybernetic models of production systems. The content is structured into five sections: Integrative Production Technology, Individualized Production, Virtual Production Systems, Integrated Technologies, Self-Optimizing Production Systems and Collaboration Productivity.The target audience primarily comprises research experts and practitioners in the field of production engineering, but the book may also be beneficial for graduate students. 


Deterministic models for integrative production Production technology for high-wage countries Harmonized cybernetic models Individualized production Holistic theory of production

Editors and affiliations

  • Christian Brecher
    • 1
  • Denis Özdemir
    • 2
  1. 1.Lehrstuhl für WerkzeugmaschinenRWTH AachenAachenGermany
  2. 2.RWTH AachenWerkzeugmaschinenlabor WZL der RWTH AachenAachenGermany

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