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CADCAM By Chris McMahon

CADCAM
by Chris McMahon

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Providing a balanced coverage of both aspects of CADCAM, this book explores the processes of defining a product design with the aid of computers, of developing manufacturing plans and instructions for the product and of managing the manufacturing system itself.
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CADCAM: Principles, Practice and Manufacturing Management by Chris McMahon

The most balanced coverage of Computer Aided Design and Manufacture available!

Providing a balanced coverage of both aspects of CADCAM, this book explores the processes of defining a product design with the aid of computers, of developing manufacturing plans and instructions for the product, and of managing the manufacturing system itself. The book has been thoroughly updated and expanded for this second edition and the mix of theory, practice and analysis makes it suitable for both analytical and overview courses.

This book provides an ideal core text for CADCAM courses at undergraduate degree level in Industrial, Mechanical, Manufacturing and Production Engineering.

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About Chris McMahon


Jimmie Browne is Dean of Engineering and Head of the Computer Integrated Manufacturing Research Unit at the National University of Ireland, Galway.

Table of Contents


Part I: COMPUTER-AIDED DESIGN.
1. The Design Process and the Role of CAD.
2. Defining the Model.
3. Techniques for Geometric Modelling.
4. Elements of Interactive Computer Graphics.
5. Entity Manipulation and Data Storage.
6. Applying the CAD Model in Design.
7. Standards for Computer-Aided Design.
8. Expanding the Capability of CAD.
Part II: THE DESIGN/MANUFACTURE INTERFACE.
9. The Design/Manufacture Interface.
10. The Total Approach to Product Development.
11. The Link to Machine Control.
Part III: PRODUCTION PLANNING AND CONTROL
12. Introduction to Production Planning & Control.
13. Requirements Planning Systems.
14. Shop Floor Control Systems.
15. Just in Time.
Part IV: FUTURE DIRECTIONS FOR CADCAM.
16. Emerging Challenges in CADCAM.
Appendices - Computer Graphics Techniques.
Example Parametric Program.
The APT Language,
Line Balancing Techniques.

Additional information

GOR001420642
CADCAM: Principles, Practice and Manufacturing Management by Chris McMahon
Chris McMahon
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Pearson Education (US)
1998-03-20
688
0201178192
9780201178197
N/A
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