Introduction to CIM and Automation
Introduction to CIM and Automation: Automation in Production Systems, automated manufacturingsystems- types of automation, reasons for automating, Computer Integrated Manufacturing, computerized elements of a CIM system, CAD/CAM and CIM. Mathematical models and matrices: production rate, production capacity, utilization and availability, manufacturing lead time, work-in- process, numerical problems.
Automated Production Lines and Assembly Systems
Automated Production Lines and Assembly Systems: Fundamentals, system configurations, applications,automated flow lines, buffer storage, control of production line, analysis of transfer lines, analysis of flow lines without storage, partial automation, analysis of automated flow lines with storage buffer, fundamentals of automated assembly systems, numerical’s.
CAD and Computer Graphics Software
CAD and Computer Graphics Software: The design process, applications of computers in design, softwareconfiguration, functions of graphics package, constructing the geometry. Transformations: 2D transformations, translation, rotation and scaling, homogeneous transformation matrix, concatenation, numerical problems on transformations.
Computerized Manufacture Planning and Control System
Computerized Manufacture Planning and Control System: Computer Aided Process Planning, Retrievaland Generative Systems, benefits of CAPP, Production Planning and Control Systems, typical activities of PPC System, computer integrated production management system, Material Requirement Planning, inputs to MRP system, working of MRP, outputs and benefits, Capacity Planning, Computer Aided Quality Control, Shop floor control.
Flexible Manufacturing Systems
Flexible Manufacturing Systems: Fundamentals of Group Technology and Flexible ManufacturingSystems, types of FMS, FMS components, Material handling and storage system, applications, benefits, computer control systems, FMS planning and design issues, Automated Storage and Retrieval Systems, AS/RS and Automatic parts identification systems and data capture.
Line Balancing: Line balancing algorithms, methods of line balancing, numerical problems on largestcandidate rule, Kilbridge and Wester method, and Ranked Positional Weights method, Mixed Model line balancing, computerized line balancing methods.
Computer Numerical Control
Computer Numerical Control: Introduction, components of CNC, CNC programming, manual partprogramming, G Codes, M Codes, programming of simple components in turning, drilling and milling systems, programming with canned cycles. Cutter radius compensations.
Robot Technology: Robot anatomy, joints and links, common robot configurations, robot control systems, accuracy and repeatability, end effectors, sensors in robotics. Robot programming methods: on-line and off- line methods. Robot industrial applications: material handling, processing and assembly and inspection.
Additive Manufacturing Systems: Basic principles of additive manufacturing, slicing CAD models for AM,advantages and limitations of AM technologies, Additive manufacturing processes: Photo polymerization, material jetting, binder jetting, material extrusion, Powder bed sintering techniques, sheet lamination, direct energy deposition techniques, applications of AM.
Additive Manufacturing Systems
Future of Automated Factory: Industry 4.0, functions, applications and benefits. Components of Industry4.0, Internet of Things (IOT), IOT applications in manufacturing, Big-Data and Cloud Computing for IOT, IOT for smart manufacturing, influence of IOT on predictive maintenance, industrial automation, supply chain optimization, supply-chain & logistics, cyber-physical manufacturing systems.
Future of Automated Factory