CHHATTISGARH SWAMI VIVEKANAND TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY, BHILAI (C G)
Semester: B.E. VII Sem. Branch: Mechanical Engg.
Subject: Computer Aided Design and Manufacturing
UNIT – I
The influence of computers on manufacturing environment, Introduction of CAD/CAM, the product cycle &
CAD/CAM, automation and CAD/CAM, the common database as linkage to various computerized applications.
Product engineering, Benefits of CAD/CAM, Concurrent engineering.
UNIT – II
Data base: Design database concept, objectives, data structures, creation of data files in application programs and
relational database management system.
Requirement of Geometric Modeling, Geometric models, Geometric construction Methods, other modeling methods,
curve representation, desirable modeling facilities & rapid prototyping.
3D representation of surfaces and solids; Plane surface, surfaces of revolution, Bezier surfaces, spline surfaces,
Solid entities, basic set theory.
UNIT – III
Introduction to Numerical Control, Basic components of an NC system, the NC procedure, NC coordinate systems,
NC motion control systems, applications of Numerical Control, Introduction to Computer Control in NC, problems
with conventional NC, Computer Numerical Control, Direct Numerical Control, Combined DNC/CNC system,
Adaptive control machining system,
NC Part Programming
Introduction to NC Part Programming, Manual part programming, Computer assisted part programming, the APT
(Automatically Programming Tool) language, MACRO statement in APT, Advantages of CAD/CAM in NC
UNIT – IV
introduction to group technology, part families, parts classification & coding, three parts classification & coding
system, group technology machine cells, benefits of group technology
Computer integrated manufacturing (CIM) system
Introduction of CAPP, Flexible manufacturing system, benefits.
Finit Element method
Introduction, types of analysis, general procedure of finite element analysis- stiffness matrix, solution procedure,
one dimensional problem.
1. CAD/CAM Principles & Applications – P.N. Rao – TMH Publication
2. CAD/CAM Computer Aided Design & Manufacturing – Mikell P. Groover, Emory W. Zimmer – Pearson
3. Concept and application of Finite element analysis, R D Cook, John Wiley
1. CAD/CAM Theory & Practice – Ibrahim Zied – TMH Publication
2. CAD/CAM – Surendra Kumar