Development of Computer Aided Process Planning System for Rotational Components Having Form Features

  • D. Sreeramulu
  • D. Lokanadham
  • C. S. P. Rao
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 259)


This paper presents a feature based Computer Aided Process Planning (CAPP) system for rotational components. While developing a feature based CAPP system, a set of flexible process plans were encountered and a population based heuristics namely Genetic Algorithm (GA) is used to obtain a most optimal process plan for a defined objective function. The objective function for optimization of process plan is the minimization of manufacturing score. Proposed methodology has been implemented for an example part having different rotational features.


Rotational parts CAPP Genetic algorithm 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Mechanical EngineeringAditya Institute of Technology and ManagementTekkaliIndia
  2. 2.Department of Mechanical EngineeringNational Institute of TechnologyWarangalIndia

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