Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering - Leading Process and Product Improvement

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IME 5070 - Computer Integrated Manufacturing

Catalog Description:

Topics related to computer integrated manufacturing. Topics include computer process control, robotics, group technology, CNC, CAD, FMS. Hands-on experience with miniature computer controlled equipment will be included.

Credits: 3 hours

Lecture Hours - Laboratory Hours: (3 - 0)


Automation, Production Systems and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing, by Groover, M. 2001, Prentice Hall.

Selected papers from recent publications.


Computer-Integrated Design and Manufacturing,  by Bedworth, D. David, Henderson, R. Mark, Wolfe, M. Philip, McGraw-Hill, Latest Edition.

Robots and Manufacturing Automation  by C.Ray Asfahl.

An Introduction to Automated Process Planning Systems, by Chang, T.C. and
Wysk, R. A.

Group Technology, Ham, I., Hitomi, K., and Yoshida, T.

Course Coordinator:

Tarun Gupta
Western Michigan University
E-220 Parkview Campus
Kalamazoo, Michigan 49008-5336
Phone: 276-3361

Revision Date: Fall 2009


Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
Western Michigan University
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