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MIT OpenCourseWare http://ocw.mit.edu 4.510 Digital Design Fabrication Fall 2008 For information about citing these materials or our Terms of Use, visit: http://ocw.mit.edu/terms .
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Lecture 2 Background on Design and Digital Manufacturing Prof. Larry Sass Department of Architecture Computer modeling = Description Geometry Application of Geometry to a Design problem
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Terminology CAD Computer Aided Design CAM Computer Aided Manufacturing CAE Computer Aided Engineering CNC (NC) Computer Numerically Controlled Machines
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Origins of CAD/CAM 1952 Numerical Control machines are widely used to operate a tool positioning through computer commands. MIT’s Servo Mechanisms Laboratory demonstrated a numerically controlled 3 axis milling machine. 1959 Control digital computer. The first application of a control using a digital computer occurred at a Texaco refinery located in Port Author Texas where a catalytic cracking unit was optimized using a linear programming algorithm
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Origins of CAD/CAM 1960 Robotic Implementation – The precursor to widespread use of robots in
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