Design & Technology
There are four main types of industrial production - one-off, batch, mass and continuous flow production - which have progressively larger scales of operation. CAD [CAD: Stands for Computer-Aided Design - the use of computers to assist in any of the phases of product design. ] and CAM [CAM: Stands for Computer-Aided Manufacturing - the use of computers to assist in any of the phases of manufacturing a product. ] are now important in virtually every type of commercial design and production.
There are four main types of industrial production methods: