cadcam midterm - CIM is defined as a complex, multi-layered...

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Click to edit Master subtitle style CIM is defined as a complex, multi-layered system designed for the purpose of minimizing waste and creating wealth in the broadest sense. It involves the use of computers to integrate the operations and activities of the manufacturing enterprise around a common corporate data repository. Difference between Automation and CIM • Automation is concerned with the application of mechanical, electronic, and computer-based systems in the operation and control of production. • CIM is the automation of the information processing activities required to support the production operations such as product design, mfg. planning, mfg. control, and business functions. Basic Steps in Developing a Process Plan Step 1 : Interpretation of the design data • understanding the functions, conditions and specifications of the product, clarifying the relative assembly position and mutual functions and examining and analyzing the design data. Step 2
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This note was uploaded on 09/11/2011 for the course INDE 3333 taught by Professor Sontag during the Fall '11 term at University of Houston.

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