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
Question bank at the end of each chapter
Good number of worked out examples
Extensive and carefully selected references