Proceedings of the Thirtieth International MATADOR Conference

held in Manchester 31st March – 1st April 1993

  • A. K. Kochhar

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Keynote Address: Competitiveness in Manufacturing — Putting all the Elements Together

  3. Manufacturing Systems

  4. Metal Cutting and Grinding

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 109-109
    2. H. Zhang, M. L. H. Wise, D. K. Aspinwall
      Pages 111-118
    3. R. T. Coelho, S. Yamada, T. le Roux, D. K. Aspinwall, M. L. H. Wise
      Pages 125-133
    4. M. Alauddin, M. A. EL Baradie, M. S. J. Hashmi
      Pages 135-142
    5. R. Leadbetter, M. Mccoll
      Pages 143-149
    6. J. Kopač, M. Soković, A. Smolej, A. Gŏrcenko, V. Dragojeviċ
      Pages 151-156
    7. S. Noto La Diega, A. Passannanti, Z. Tang
      Pages 157-161
    8. A. M. Abrão, D. K. Aspinwall, M. L. H. Wise
      Pages 169-180
    9. Z. Q. Qian, J. F. L. Chan, P. M. Braiden
      Pages 181-186
    10. W. B. Rowe, Q. I. Hongsheng, M. N. Morgan, Zheng Huanwen
      Pages 187-193
  5. Metal Forming

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 203-203
    2. G. Pellegrini, C. Giardini, A. Bugini
      Pages 211-216
    3. B. Lengyel, S. A. Shahmoradi, I. A. Chaudhry
      Pages 227-234
    4. A. Ruszaj, M. Zybura-Skrabalak, M. Chuchro
      Pages 255-262
    5. I. Ismail, S. H. Mannan, N. N. Ekere, E. K. Lo
      Pages 263-266
    6. M. Ellis, D. C. Xaio, W. M. Steen, C. Lee
      Pages 267-274
  6. Manufacturing Education

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 275-275
    2. C. J. Backhouse, N. D. Burns
      Pages 285-290
    3. R. H. A. Seidel, J. D. Tedford, M. H. Norton, I. M. P. Sly
      Pages 291-294
  7. Expert Systems

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 301-301
    2. R. P. Main, K. Oldham
      Pages 303-313
    3. A. de Toni, G. Nassimbeni, S. Tonchia
      Pages 315-322
    4. K. Oldham, R. M. Hather, J. Halton, A. K. Kochhar
      Pages 331-343
    5. F. Lettice, A. Matin, S. Evans
      Pages 345-352

About this book


The collected papers presented at the Thirtieth International Matador Conference, held at UMIST, Manchester on 31 March-1 April 1993. This year, in addition to the latest developments in traditional areas of machine tool technology, sessions on expert systems and neural networks have been included for the first time, reflecting the growing importance of artificial intelligence applications in manufacturing. Contains contributions from the following countries: Japan, USA, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Eire, New Zealand, UK, Belgium, India, Germany, Portugal, Yugoslavia.


artificial intelligence development Germany machine manufacturing network neural networks technology USA

Editors and affiliations

  • A. K. Kochhar
    • 1
  1. 1.Manufacturing Division, Department of Mechanical EngineeringUMISTUK

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Macmillan Publishers Limited 1993
  • Publisher Name Palgrave, London
  • eBook Packages Engineering
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-13257-7
  • Online ISBN 978-1-349-13255-3
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