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Milwaukee School of Engineering MT4401 Hardware in Manufacturing Study Guide Homework Solutions: HW1 HW2 HW3 HW4 HW5 These questions are similar to ones that might appear on the Final Exam: 1. What is meant by the term “Supervisory Control”? 2. What is cutting tool compensation in CNC operations? 3. Describe the differences between CNC and DNC. 4. List three advantages and three disadvantages of CNC. 5. Provide an example of when it may be necessary to employ sensory feedback on a robot end effector. 6. Describe the difference between point-to-point and continuous control on robotic systems. 7. Provide an example of when it may be necessary to employ continuous control in a robotics installation. 8. Determine the control resolution of an 8-bit system used on a robot joint arm whose travel is limited to 120 ° of rotation. 9. What are two types of technologies used in automated guided vehicle transport systems? 10. Describe one disadvantage of employing a high density storage system. 11. According to recent surveys, what are the two main reasons companies elect to install manufacturing cells? 12. Describe the main features of a flexible manufacturing system. 13. An automated storage and retrieval system (AS/RS) is 240 ft long and 60 ft high. Its horizontal and vertical speeds are 300 ft/min and 60 ft/min respectively. The pick-and- deposit station requires 18 seconds to complete its operation. Assuming that the system
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This note was uploaded on 02/22/2011 for the course ENGINEERIN 101 taught by Professor Russel during the Spring '11 term at Milwaukee School of Engineering.

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