Course Description

MSE 6040
Computer Integrated Manufacturing
Focuses on the integration of facilities (machines tools, robotics) and the automation protocols required in the implementation of computer integrated manufacturing. Specific concepts to be addressed will include concurrent engineering, rapid phototyping, interfaces between computer-aided design (CAD) and computer-aided manufacturing systems (CAM), and control of manufacturing systems: numerical control (NC) and computer numerical control (CNC); programmable logic controller (PLC); computer aided process planning (CAPP) and manufacturing scheduling.