Computer Numerical Control

Computer Numerical Control : Operation and Programming

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For courses in Machine Tool Process and Controls/Computer Numerical Controls. Reflecting manufacturers' growing need to integrate computers into their production processes, this text covers the machining fundamentals-as well as Computer Numerical Control programming and operation of Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machine tools. Material covers latest applications and is presented in a logical, easy-to-understand fashion, to help students overcome some of the anxiety that has been associated with the subject.
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  • Mixed media product | 528 pages
  • 195.6 x 233.7 x 33mm | 1,043.27g
  • Pearson
  • Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 3rd edition
  • 0131115472
  • 9780131115477

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SECTION I: G-CODE PROGRAMMING. 1. Introduction to Computer Numerical Control. 2. Basic Trigonometry. 3. Carbide Fundamentals. 4. Fundamentals of Programming. 5. Programming Examples. 6. Work Holding for Machining Centers. 7. Fundamentals of Machining Centers. 8. Programming Machining Centers. 9. CNC Turning Machines.10. Programming CNC Turning Machines.11. Electrical Discharge Machining (EDM).12. Abrasive Water Jet and Laser Cutting.13. Fundamentals of CAD/CAM. SECTION II: CONVERSATIONAL PROGRAMMING. 14. Programming a Mazak Machining Center Using Conversational Programming.15. Programming a Fanuc Turning Center Using Conversational Programming.SECTION III: QUALITY.16. Fundamentals of Statistical Process Control.17. Statistical Process Control.18. Introduction to ISO 9000.Appendix A - Quick Start Tutorial on Predator Programming and Simulation Software.Appendix B - Programming Codes for Major Machine Controls.Glossary.Index.
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