a hierarchical framework and technology structure, C H White. Optimization of process plant production through computer-aided-manufacturing, J Clemmons. Poster Session 1. A general simulation programme for scheduling of batch processes, S Hasebe & I Hashimoto. Session 2-Quality Control and Quality Assurance. Quality Control and Quality Assurance
QC and QA systems in Japan, H Makabe. Stable production of the optical memory disk by an iterative learning control system, Y Hanakuma et al. Session 3-Operational Control. CIM in process industry, Y Yoshitani. Operability, controllability and observability of chemical plants
a practical industrial point of view, O A Asbjornsen. Poster Session 2. Development of model based predictive multi-variable control system, H Otani & S Sugimoto. Application of the fuzzy expert system to fermentation processes, M Kishimoto et al. Session 4-Maintenance Strategy. Essential elements of maintenance improvement programs, L H Solomon. Maintenance practice in Japanese process industries, E O'shima. Plant Tour 1. Application of J.I.T. for automotive parts production, T Torii. Plant Tour 2. Refinery management and operation by advanced technology, T Matsueda. Session 5-Final Discussion. Current status of chemical plant operations in Japan, E Nakanishi. The development of computer integrated manufacturing at a chemical company, E Wada. Author index. Keyword index.