Automation, Production Systems, and Computer Integrated Manufacturing
Author : Mikell P. The book should also be useful for practicing engineers and managers who wish to learn about automation and production systems technologies in modern manufacturing. It covers all the major cutting-edge technologies of production automation and material handling, and how these technologies are used to construct modern manufacturing systems. Teaching and Learning Experience This book will provide a better teaching and learning experience for you and your students. It will help: Provide Balanced Coverage of Automated Production Systems: A quantitative approach provides numerous equations and example problems for instructors who want to include analytical and quantitative material in their courses. Support Learning: End-of-chapter problems, review questions, and problem exercises give students plenty of opportunities to put theory into action.
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What is numerical control? Answer: As defined in the text, numerical control NC is a form of programmable automation in which the mechanical actions of a machine tool or other equipment are controlled by a program containing coded alphanumeric data. What are the three basic components of an NC system? Answer: The three components are 1 the part program of instructions, 2 the machine control unit, and 3 the processing equipment e. What is the right-hand rule in NC and where is it used?