Chapter 16. Computer Control is More Than Hardware

  1. William Smothers
  1. Fred C. McMann

Published Online: 26 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470310458.ch16

Materials & Equipment/Whitewares: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 8, Issue 11/12

Materials & Equipment/Whitewares: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 8, Issue 11/12

How to Cite

McMann, F. C. (1987) Computer Control is More Than Hardware, in Materials & Equipment/Whitewares: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 8, Issue 11/12 (ed W. Smothers), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470310458.ch16

Author Information

  1. North American Mfg. Co. P.O. Box 7436, Woodlands, TX 77380

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1987

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470374757

Online ISBN: 9780470310458

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Keywords:

  • computer control;
  • ceramics;
  • kiln;
  • firing process;
  • control system

Summary

Mistakes have been made when hardware was purchased individually to obtain the lowest price. The control supplier spent considerable time to learn how to fire a ceramic kiln. The loss in fuel and ware would more than have paid for a package to provide proper control.