Krajewski IN Supplement F - Supplement F...

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Supplement F Computer-Integrated Manufacturing A. Computer-Aided Design and Manufacturing 1. Computer-aided design (CAD); electronic system used to design products and parts. a. Replaces drafting by hand. b. Computer shows several views as designer creates the drawing. c. Stress analysis shows reaction to force, indicating where the design is weak or likely to fail. d. Successful designs are stored, building a library of designs which can be retrieved and reused. 2. Computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) uses computers to a. Design production processes. b. Send instructions to control machine tools. c. Direct materials flow. d. Facilitate the scheduling of manufacturing operations. e. Reduce labor costs. 3. CAD/CAM system a. Integrates the design and manufacturing function. b. Translates the computer drawing or image into code which directs and controls a machine to produce parts. B. Numerically Controlled (NC) Machines 1. Most commonly used form of flexible automation. a.
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This note was uploaded on 12/19/2009 for the course MANAGEMENT 00123 taught by Professor Ahmed during the Spring '09 term at Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences.

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Krajewski IN Supplement F - Supplement F...

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