Advertisement

Process Planning: Routing

  • Gideon Halevi
Chapter
Part of the Intelligent Systems, Control and Automation: Science and Engineering book series (ISCA, volume 59)

Abstract

The purpose of process planning is to set a routing that will transform raw material into the form specified and defined by the engineering drawing. It is generally based on human skill and intuition. A routing, once set, may be revised only by a process planner. This robs the manufacturing system of its natural flexibility. The point of view of this book is that routing is a mathematical problem in combinatorics that does not require the expertise of a process planner. Therefore the task of the process planner is not to set routing but rather to generate a roadmap of possible processes, and let each discipline generate routing according to the immediate on-line manufacturing state. Such an approach makes manufacturing simple and efficient.

Keywords

Feed Rate Transfer Time Process Planner Resource Selection Geometric Tolerance 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  • Gideon Halevi
    • 1
  1. 1.Industria and Management TechnionTel AvivIsrael

Personalised recommendations