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Topics related to computer integrated manufacturing. Topics include computer process control, robotics, group technology, CNC, CAD, FMS. Hands-on experience with miniature computer controlled equipment will be included.
Credits: 3 hours
Lecture Hours - Laboratory Hours: (3 - 0)
Automation, Production Systems and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing, by Groover, M. 2001, Prentice Hall.
Selected papers from recent publications.
Computer-Integrated Design and Manufacturing, by Bedworth, D. David, Henderson, R. Mark, Wolfe, M. Philip, McGraw-Hill, Latest Edition.
Robots and Manufacturing Automation by C.Ray Asfahl.
An Introduction to Automated Process Planning Systems, by Chang, T.C. and
Wysk, R. A.
Group Technology, Ham, I., Hitomi, K., and Yoshida, T.
Western Michigan University
E-220 Parkview Campus
Kalamazoo, Michigan 49008-5336
Revision Date: Fall 2009