- 1 online resource (xv, 277 pages) : illustrations
- Corporate Author
- Society of Automotive Engineers,
- Chapter 1. Automotive industry and competition -- Chapter 2. Automotive manufacturing operations -- Chapter 3. Joining process for body assembly -- Chapter 4. Vehicle paint processes -- Chapter 5. Production operations management -- Chapter 6. Quality management for vehicle assembly -- Chapter 7. Operational performance improvement.Includes bibliographical references and index.Proven technologies and processes are explored in this examination of modern automotive manufacturing. Fundamentals and applications, as well as new advances are discussed as the author bridges the gap between academic research and industrial practice. Each chapter includes review questions and research topics.