Computer-Integrated Design and Manufacturing
This course studies modern design and manufacturing techniques in the computer based environment. It is designed to address the key issues in product development with the goal of providing the future engineers with a thorough understanding of the concepts and technologies in computer integrated design and manufacturing. The major focus of the course will be on product design methods, process planning, CAD/CAM, optimization, facility management, production planning, cellular manufacturing, etc. Integration solutions among various heterogeneous systems will be introduced by discussion the centralized product data management and web based collaboration methods.