Terminology and Abbreviations


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Terminology and Abbreviations
Terminology and AbbreviationsWithin an engineering context, so far there have been a handful of cases in which a technological system changed the terminology to represent properly its sphere in accordance with the due development and evolution, although its principles and essential features have remained in the original states. In retrospect, the modular design of the machine tool has been innovated, modernized, and developed to a various extent since the 1930s, simultaneously changing its representative terminology, i.e., unit construction, building block system, modular design, holonic design, reconfigurable construction, and platform. In contrast, there are various abbreviated terms and jargon to represent cor…
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Yoshimi Ito: Modular Design for Machine Tools. Terminology and Abbreviations, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2008), AccessEngineering Export