Considers the development of the automatic cutting tool selectionsystem. Examines how the advent of knowledgebased expert systems andCAD popularity has enabled wider availability of manufacturing processinformation, and the knowledge requirements for specifying optimalcutting tools in manufacturing environments where the number ofmachining operations makes the problem complex. Concludes that an ACTSexpert system module can offer possibilities of total design systemswhen combined with CADCAM.
Integrated Manufacturing Systems – Emerald Publishing
Published: Apr 1, 1990