TY - CHAP A1 - Felix T. S. Chan A2 - H. K. Chan ED1 - V. Kordic ED2 - A. Lazinica ED3 - M. Merdan Y1 - 2006-07-01 PY - 2006 T1 - Study of Flexibility and Adaptability in Distributed Supply Chains N2 - The primary goal of this book is to cover the state-of-the-art development and future directions in modern manufacturing systems. This interdisciplinary and comprehensive volume, consisting of 30 chapters, covers a survey of trends in distributed manufacturing, modern manufacturing equipment, product design process, rapid prototyping, quality assurance, from technological and organisational point of view and aspects of supply chain management. BT - Manufacturing the Future SP - Ch. 27 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/5069 DO - 10.5772/5069 SN - PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2021-12-01 ER -