Title: The use of machining features in set-up planning and fixture design to interface CAD to CAPP

Authors: F. Ozturk

Addresses: Assoc. Prof. Dr., University of Uludag, Mechanical Engineering Department, 16059, Goriikle-Bursa, Turkey

Abstract: This paper describes the use of features to interface CAD to CAPP. The introduction of computing technology and integration is a key factor towards the successful implementation of automated production process. The lack of automated communication between CAD and CAPP is the weak point of traditional CIM-based systems. FBD (feature-based design) is a key factor towards design and process planning integration from a process planning point of view. In this paper, proposed feature-based set-up planning and modular fixture design system is presented.

Keywords: CAD; CAPP; feature-based design; features; fixture design; set-up planning; computer aided design; computer aided process planning; CAD-CAPP interface.

DOI: 10.1504/IJVD.1997.062074

International Journal of Vehicle Design, 1997 Vol.18 No.5, pp.558 - 573

Available online: 29 May 2014 *

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