Secure CheckoutPersonal information is secured with SSL technology.
Free ShippingFree global shipping
No minimum order.
Please note this is a Short Discount publication.
Process planning involves creating detailed plans of the manufacturing steps and equipment necessary to produce a finished part.
Using the variant method, CAPP groups families of parts by a structured classification and coding plan. This report summarizes the state–of–the–art and future trends in the area of CAPP.
The computer is a vital part of the process planning function, which includes two different approaches. One is called the variant (similar part) method of process planning and the other is generative (expert system–based). Both will produce similar process plans. Most computer applications, however, are of the variant type, because the software is easier to develop and new process plans are based on previous ones.
Intro. Systems organization. CAPP and GT. System implementation. Developing the process plan. Selecting and implementing a CAPP system. Cost justification. Manufacturing interfaces. A distributed hierarchical architecture. An integrated scheduling system. Applications. Machine cylindrical metal parts. Printed circuit board assembly. The route generator. Vendors. Bibliography.
- © Elsevier Science 1991
- 15th November 1991
- Elsevier Science
- eBook ISBN:
Elsevier.com visitor survey
We are always looking for ways to improve customer experience on Elsevier.com.
We would like to ask you for a moment of your time to fill in a short questionnaire, at the end of your visit.
If you decide to participate, a new browser tab will open so you can complete the survey after you have completed your visit to this website.
Thanks in advance for your time.