Professionals as well as researchers can benefit from this
comprehensive introduction into the topic of setup planning, which
reflects the latest state of research and gives hands-on examples.
Starting with a brief but thorough introduction, this book explains
the significance of setup planning in process planning and includes
a reflection on its external constraints. Step-by-step the
different phases of setup planning are outlined and traditional as
well as modern approaches, such as fuzzy logic based setup
planning, on the solution of setup planning problems are presented.
Three detailed examples of applications provide a clear and
accessible insight into the up-to-date techniques and various
approaches in setup planning.