Catalogue 2016 - 2017

ME 654 Computer Control of Manufacturing


3 cr.


Graduate standing.

Course Description

This is an introduction to NC systems. Topics include point-to-point positioning control and continuous path contouring control, interpolation methods, actuating devices and sensors, digital computer interfaces (A to D, D to A, D to D), position and velocity feedback control loops, and programmable logic controllers. The methods of assessing students include homework, quizzes, a midterm exam, design project report, and a final exam.