Coursebooks

Fundamentals of computer aided manufacturing

ME-416

Lecturer(s) :

Kyritsis Dimitrios

Language:

English

Summary

Students will be exposed to basic computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) modeling concepts, basic mathematical simulation, verification and optimization algorithms and methodologies and their applications. The students will practice their knowledge by doing projects with modern CAM software.

Content

Introduction to CAM (computer aided manufacturing)

Machine tools (composition, performance and morphology)

Machining (cutting, tools, strategies, parameters, toolpaths, process plans)

CN Programming / Post-Processing

Process Planning

Process Planning Modeling and Optimization

The Pétri Net Process Planning Modeling Method

Toolpath generation (3 axis)

Machining cost estimation

CAM Projects (machining simulation and comparison with real machining)

Keywords

Computer-aided manufacturing, toolpath generation, process planning

 

Learning Prerequisites

Important concepts to start the course

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

Transversal skills

Teaching methods

The course includes ex-cathedra lessons for the presentation of the theoretical notions of the course followed up by theoretical exercises and modeling practice on the computer in the form of projects.

Expected student activities

The students will have to work on the assigned modeling problems on the computer in addition to the studying of the course material described in the documentation and presented in the classroom.

The students are organized in groups when performing their modeling assignments in form of projects.

The projects on the modeling problems require an average of 5 hours of workload per week

Assessment methods

The students are graded by their reports on the modeling problems (80% of the grade). In addition to the project reports the students have to deliver a short presentation of their projects in the class at the end of semester (20% of the grade).

 

Supervision

Office hours Yes
Assistants Yes
Forum Yes
Others

The students are supervised during their computer-aided exercise hours by a team of assistants including the responsible teacher.

The students can ask for more supervising assistance according to their needs outside the class hours.

Resources

Bibliography

Course material is distributed during the course

The following references are related to the contents of the course:

 

Ressources en bibliothèque

In the programs

    • Semester
       Fall
    • Exam form
       During the semester
    • Credits
      5
    • Subject examined
      Fundamentals of computer aided manufacturing
    • Lecture
      3 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Semester
       Fall
    • Exam form
       During the semester
    • Credits
      5
    • Subject examined
      Fundamentals of computer aided manufacturing
    • Lecture
      3 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Semester
       Fall
    • Exam form
       During the semester
    • Credits
      5
    • Subject examined
      Fundamentals of computer aided manufacturing
    • Lecture
      3 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Semester
       Fall
    • Exam form
       During the semester
    • Credits
      5
    • Subject examined
      Fundamentals of computer aided manufacturing
    • Lecture
      3 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Semester
       Fall
    • Exam form
       During the semester
    • Credits
      5
    • Subject examined
      Fundamentals of computer aided manufacturing
    • Lecture
      3 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Semester
       Fall
    • Exam form
       During the semester
    • Credits
      5
    • Subject examined
      Fundamentals of computer aided manufacturing
    • Lecture
      3 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Semester
       Fall
    • Exam form
       During the semester
    • Credits
      5
    • Subject examined
      Fundamentals of computer aided manufacturing
    • Lecture
      3 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Semester
       Fall
    • Exam form
       During the semester
    • Credits
      5
    • Subject examined
      Fundamentals of computer aided manufacturing
    • Lecture
      3 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks

Reference week

 MoTuWeThFr
8-9CM1103
CM4
    
9-10    
10-11     
11-12     
12-13    CM5
13-14     
14-15CM1103
CM1121
    
15-16    
16-17     
17-18     
18-19     
19-20     
20-21     
21-22     
 
      Lecture
      Exercise, TP
      Project, other

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