Synthesis and analysis are closely related and highly

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quality, and operating performance. Synthesis and analysis are closely related and highly interactive in the design process. Each of the sub systems of the products would be conceptualized by the design, analyzed, improved through this analysis procedure, redesigned, analyzed again. Evaluation is concerned with measuring the design against the specifications established in the problem definition phase. This evaluation often requires fabrication and testing of a prototype model to assess operating performance, quality, reliability, and other criteria. Presentation is concerned with the documentation of the design by means of drawing, material specification, assembly hits. In essence, documentation mean that the design data base is created. Q.2 Draw “Overview of CAM” and explain briefly the “Direct computer application” in manufacturing. (10 marks) Solution Computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) is defined as the effective use of computer technology in the planning, management, and control of the manufacturing function. The application of CAM can be divided into two broad categories: 1. Manufacturing planning 2. Manufacturing control Manufacturing control The second category of CAM applications is concerned with developing computer systems for implementing the manufacturing control function. Manufacturing control is concerned with managing and controlling the physical operations in the factory. Process control, quality control, shop floor control, and process monitoring are all include within the scope of this function. The applications of computer process control are pervasive today in automatic production system. They include transfer lines, assembly system, numerical control, robotics, material handling, and flexible manufacturing system. Q.3 Sketch the scope of CAD/CAM. (10 marks)
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15 Design MFG contro MFG Plan- ning Busi - ness Func- Factory Operation Scope of Fig – Scope of CAD/CAM Q.4 Discuss briefly the “Direct application” in computer aided- manufacturing. (10 marks) Solution Computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) is defined as the effective use of computer technology in the planning, management, and control of the manufacturing function. The application of CAM can be divided into two broad categories: 3. Manufacturing planning 4. Manufacturing control Manufacturing control The second category of CAM applications is concerned with developing computer systems for implementing the manufacturing control function. Manufacturing control is concerned with managing and controlling the physical operations in the factory. Process control, quality control, shop floor control, and process monitoring are all include within the scope of this function. The applications of computer process control are pervasive today in automatic production system. They include transfer lines, assembly system, numerical control, robotics, material handling, and flexible manufacturing system.
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