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ME 452 - Num Control of Mfg Processes

Spring 2021

Official Description

Numerical control systems, manufacturing processes, principles and practices basic to numerical control, and programming methodology for numerical control. Course Information: 3 undergraduate hours. 3 or 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite: CS 101 and ME 270.

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Detailed Course Description

Numerical control systems, manufacturing processes, principles and practices basic to numerical control, and programming methodology for numerical control. 3 undergraduate hours. 3 or 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite: CS 101 and ME 270.

TOPICS:

1. General introduction to Numerically Controlled (NC) machines
2. Programming of NC machines (Done predominantly in Lab)
3. Hardware in the NC Loop
4. Analysis and design of the NC Loop
5. Interpolators (Linear and Circular) in NC machines
6. Language, communication and HMI (Human-Machine Interface) services
7. Errors and error sources in NC machines
8. Trends and New Developments in NC

LABORATORY TOPICS:

1. NC programming, verification and program execution
2. Introduction to IEC61499 function blocks and programming
3. Implementation of reference pulse and reference word linear and circular interpolators
4. Modeling and analysis of NC drive system components
5. Tuning and configuration of NC systems
6. Performance analysis of NC systems

ME: MechSE or technical elective.

EM: Possible secondary field, with approval.

TitleSectionCRNTypeHoursTimesDaysLocationInstructor
Num Control of Mfg ProcessesAB152277OLB01200 - 1350 F    
Num Control of Mfg ProcessesAB252278OLB01400 - 1550 F    
Num Control of Mfg ProcessesAL352259LEC31400 - 1450 M W  1306 Everitt Lab  Placid Ferreira
Num Control of Mfg ProcessesAL452276LEC41400 - 1450 M W  1306 Everitt Lab  Placid Ferreira
Num Control of Mfg ProcessesOL372556OLC31400 - 1450 M W     Placid Ferreira
Num Control of Mfg ProcessesOL472557OLC41400 - 1450 M W     Placid Ferreira