344 pages | 110 B/W Illus.
Thepurpose of this book is to develop capacity building in strategic and non-strategic machine tool technology. The book contains chapters on how to functionally reverse engineer strategic and non-strategic computer numerical control machinery. Numerous engineering areas, such as mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, control engineering, and computer hardware and software engineering, are covered. The book offers guidelines and covers design for machine tools, prototyping, augmented reality for machine tools, modern communication strategies, and enterprises of functional reverse engineering, along with case studies.
Part 1: Mechanical Engineering Aspects of Machine Tools. 1. Engineering Design of Discrete Mechanical Components, Structures, Mechanism and Machines. 2. Manufacturing of Discrete Mechanical Components, Structures, Mechanism and Machines. Part 2: Electrical Engineering Aspects of Machine Tools. 3. Prime movers for Machine Tools. 4. Electric Motors for Machine Tools. Part 3: Electronic Engineering Aspects of Machine Tools. 5. Printed Circuit Board Design and Manufacturing for Machine Tool Controller. 6. Drivers for Electrical Motors Used at Machine Tools. Part 4: Control Engineering Aspects of Machine Tools. 7. Open Loop and Feedback systems for Machine Tools. 8. Transfer Function Design for Machine Tools. Part 5: Computer Hardware Engineering Aspects of Machine Tools. 9. Microcontrollers for Machine Tool Operation. 10. Flexible Manufacturing Cell Controller Design. 11. Internet of Things (IoT) for Flexible Manufacturing Cell. Part 6: Computer Software Engineering aspects of Machine Tools. 12. Interpreters and Compilers for Machine Tool Controller. 13. Augmented Reality for Machine Tools. Part 7: Promoting Enterprises of Functional Reverse Engineering. 14. Viable Product Development and their Commercialization through Spin Off Companies.