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Basic Mechanical Engineering by Pravin Kumar

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22

Manufacturing Systems: NC, CNC, and DNC

Chapter Objectives

In this chapter, you will learn about:

  • Introduction to manufacturing systems
  • Computer systems
  • Production machines: NC, CNC, and DNC
22.1  INTRODUCTION

A manufacturing system consists of all the resources required to transform the material from its raw form to finished form. The resources involved in this transformation process may be man, materials, money, machine, management, energy, etc. A manufacturing system’s components may be broadly categorized as follows:

  • Production machines, tools, jigs, fixtures, etc.
  • Material handling systems.
  • Computer systems.
  • Human resources.

22.1.1  Production Machines, Tools, Fixtures, and Other Related Hardware

In manufacturing systems, the ...

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