Introduction to Robotics in CIM Systems

Introduction to Robotics in CIM Systems

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For courses in two- and four-year colleges in Introduction to Robotics, Manufacturing Automation, or Production Design. This text addresses the use of robots for flexible automation from a manufacturing systems viewpoint. It begins with what industrial robots were and how they were integrated into an automated manufacturing system. Emphasis is placed on the hardware and software that support the implementation of automated work cells and manufacturing systems. *NEW - West Electric case study now moved to its own chapter with a total of 55 case study problems, magnifies the importance of the case as a final capstone project that can be addressed near the end of the course to tie the concepts of the entire text together. Allows for greater instructor flexibility by allowing those who prefer to use the case in small increments at the end of each chapter can do so. *One major case in Ch. 12 plus two smaller case studies in Ch. 3 and numerous smaller cases linked to specific robot applications in Ch. 9 - The West Electric case study is keyed to a videotape (purchased separately) of the manual production systems in a production sequence, provides students with a real life view of how robFor courses in two- and four-year colleges in Introduction to Robotics, Manufacturing Automation, or Production Design. This text addresses the use of robots for flexible automation from a manufacturing systems viewpoint.


Title:Introduction to Robotics in CIM Systems
Author:James A. Rehg
Publisher:Pearson College Division - 2000
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