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A Knowledge-Based Representation and A Decision-Based Approach for Advanced Manufacturing Systems

  • A. Chep
  • B. Anselmetti
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Summary

Workpiece modelling for Computer Integrated Manufacturing Systems is a current problem and a important step towards the automation of the design of process planning. Feature modelling is well suited to the integration of all the knowledge required for the design of process planning. Decision-based approach is proposed as a means of finding operation sequences which make up the basic geometric shapes of the technological features. The generic principle is iterative. This knowledge-based representation and decision-based approach have been validated by the LURPA-TOUR software resources, a Computer Aided Process Planning system for rotational parts.

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© Department of Mechanical Engineering University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Chep
    • 1
  • B. Anselmetti
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratoire Universitaire de Recherche en Production AutomatiséeFrance

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