Education for the Manufacturing World of the Future

Education for the Manufacturing World of the Future

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The clearly declining competitiveness of the United States in the world marketplace has prompted increased concern about the health of the United States' manufacturing industries. This volume is the result of lively discussions and formal presentations by industry leaders and education experts during a symposium convened by the National Academy of Engineering and the National Research Council. Issues involving the changing face of U.S. manufacturing, requirements for educating and training engineers for manufacturing careers, and the possibilities for cooperative arrangements between industry and academia are examined in-depth in an effort to improve manufacturing education and therefore move toward boosting the nation's world competitiveness in manufacturing.National Academy of Engineering. Table 4 Accredited Programs in Manufacturing Engineering and Technology for Year Ending September 1984, Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology (ABET) Study Area Accredited Programsanbsp;...

Title:Education for the Manufacturing World of the Future
Author:National Academy of Engineering
Publisher:National Academies Press - 1985-01-15


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