ME2402 COMPUTER INTEGRATED MANUFACTURING Lecture Notes for MECH - Sixth (6th) semester
ME2402 Lecture Notes
Concept of CAD as drafting and designing facility, desirable features of CAD package,
drawing features in CAD – Scaling, rotation, translation, editing, dimensioning, labeling,
Zoom, pan, redraw and regenerate, typical CAD command structure, wire frame
modeling, surface modeling and solid modeling (concepts only) in relation to popular
UNIT II COMPONENTS OF CIM
CIM as a concept and a technology, CASA/Sme model of CIM, CIM II, benefits of CIM,
communication matrix in CIM, fundamentals of computer communication in CIM – CIM
data transmission methods – seriel, parallel, asynchronous, synchronous, modulation,
demodulation, simplex and duplex. Types of communication in CIM – point to point
(PTP), star and multiplexing. Computer networking in CIM – the seven layer OSI model,
LAN model, MAP model, network topologies – star, ring and bus, advantages of
networks in CIM
UNIT III GROUP TECHNOLOGY AND COMPUTER AIDED PROCESS
History Of Group Technology – role of G.T in CAD/CAM Integration – part familiesclassification
and coding – DCLASS and MCLASS and OPTIZ coding systems – facility
design using G.T – benefits of G.T – cellular manufacturing.Process planning - role of
process planning in CAD/CAM Integration – approaches to computer aided process
planning – variant approach and generative approaches – CAPP and CMPP systems.
UNIT IV SHOP FLOOR CONTROL AND INTRODUCTION TO FMS
shop floor control – phases – factory data collection system – automatic identification
methods – Bar code technology – automated data collection system.
FMS – components of FMS – types – FMS workstation – material handling and storage
system –FMS layout- computer control systems – applications and benefits.
UNIT V COMPUTER AIDED PLANNING AND CONTROL AND COMPUTER
Production planning and control – cost planning and control – inventory management –
material requirements planning (MRP) – shop floor control. Lean and Agile
Manufacturing. Types of production monitoring systems – structure model of
manufacturing – process control and strategies – direct digital control.