Numerical control

  • D. A. Milner
  • V. C. Vasiliou


The key to development in the advance of automation has been the recent emergence of informatics technology, the link between electronic processing and communication technologies. Figure 2.1 illustrates developments in computers and communications and how the two can interrelate to form an integrated strategy.


Machine Tool Numerical Control Part Program Computer Numerical Control System Machine Tool Control 
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  • D. A. Milner
  • V. C. Vasiliou

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