Title: Fundamentals of computer numerical control

Authors: Reuven R. Levary

Addresses: Department of Decision Sciences and MIS, School of Business and Administration, Saint Louis University, 3674 Lindell Boulevard, Saint Louis, Missouri 63108, USA

Abstract: The fundamental characteristics of computer numerical control technology are described. The role of computer numerical control in computer integrated manufacturing is presented. Industrial applications of computer numerical control technology are discussed. Managerial aspects of this technology are also presented.

Keywords: computer integrated manufacturing; CIM; computer numerical control; CNC; contouring control; point-to-point control; point-to-point NC machining; technology management.

DOI: 10.1504/IJCAT.1995.062413

International Journal of Computer Applications in Technology, 1995 Vol.8 No.3/4, pp.211 - 222

Published online: 05 Jun 2014 *

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