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PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd., Apr 9, 2008 - Computers - 564 pages
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Primarily intended as a textbook for the undergraduate students of aeronautical, automobile, civil, industrial, mechanical, mechatronics and production, it provides a comprehensive coverage of all the technical aspects related to CAD/CAM. Organized in 26 chapters, the textbook covers interactive computer graphics, CAD, finite element analysis, numerical control, computer numerical control, manual part programming, computer-aided part programming, direct numerical control, adaptive control systems, group technology, computer-aided process planning, computer-aided planning of resources for manufacturing, computer-aided quality control, industrial robots, flexible manufacturing systems, cellular manufacturing, lean manufacturing and computer integrated manufacturing. Each chapter begins with objectives and ends with descriptive and multiple-choice questions. Besides students, this book would be of immense value to practicing engineers and professionals who are interested in the CAD/CAM technology and its applications to design and manufacturing. KEY FEATURES : Many innovative illustrations Case studies Question bank at the end of each chapter Good number of worked out examples Extensive and carefully selected references

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Preface Acknowledgements 1. Fundamentals of CAD/CAM 2. CAD/CAM Hardware 3. CAD/CAM Software 4. Interactive Computer Graphics 5. Basics of Geometric Modelling 6. Wireframe Modelling 7. Surface Modelling 8. Solid Modelling 9. Computer-aided Drafting 10. Finite Element Modelling 11. Numerical Control 12. Computer Numerical Control 13. Manual Part Programm ing 14. Turning Centre Programming 15. Computer-aided Part Programming 16. Direct Numerical Control 17. Adaptive Control Machining Systems 18. Group Technology 19. Computer-aided Process Planning 20. Computer-aided Manufacturing Resource Planning 21. Computer-aided Quality Control 22. Industrial Robots 23. Flexible Manufacturing Systems 24. Cellular Manufacturing 25. Lean Manufacturing 26. Computer-integrated Manufacturing References Index

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