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Title:
The CNC workbook : an introduction to computer numerical control
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Publication Information:
Reading, MA : Addison-Wesley, 1995
Physical Description:
1v + 1 disket (DSK 1123)
ISBN:
9780201656008

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Summary

Summary

This current, practical package provides the means to learn computer numerical control (CNC) programming and includes CNC simulation software. It covers the basics of CNC programming, including history, fundamentals and an introduction to the programming techniques. Step-by-step coverage of machining processes is provided. This package can be used to test existing programs of write and edit new ones. It also overviews end-user packages such aas EasyCAM and MasterCAM.


Author Notes

Derek H. Murphy has been with TORCOMP since 1987 and is operations manager of CAD/CAM/CNC/CAE applications. Mr. Murphy graduated from Ryerson Polytechnic University with a Bachelor of Technology degree in Industrial Engineering.


Table of Contents

Preface
1 Introduction to CNC
Introduction
The Evolution of NC
Micro Computer Technology
CNC Applications
CNC Controllers
The CNC Process
Lab Exercise
2 CNC Fundamentals and Vocabulary
Axis and Motion Nomenclature
CNC Milling Fundamentals
CNC Turning Fundamentals
Lab Exercise
3 Programming Concepts
Introduction
CNC Codes
Using a Programming Sheet
Block Format
Preparing to Program
Program Zero
Tool Motion
Using Canned Cycles
Tooling
Feedrates, Spindle Speeds and Cutting Fluids
Lab Exercise
4 Interactive Simulation Software
Chapter Objectives
Installation and Setup
The User Interface
Accessing the Menu Options
Menus
F1-FILE
SETUP (F2)
OPTIONS (F3)
WORKPIECE (F4)
VIEW (F5)
SIMULATE (F6)
HELP (F7)
Getting Started
5 CNC Milling
G-Codes
M-Codes
Letter Address Listing
Step-by-Step Milling Examples
Lab Exercise
6 CNC Turning
G-Codes
M-Codes
Letter Address Listing
Step-by-Step Milling Examples
Lab Exercise
7 Introduction to CAD/CAM
Chapter Objectives
The Basic CAD/CAM System
Computer-Aided Design
AutoCAD
Computer-Aided Manufacturing
Mastercam
The CAD/CAM System
Overall Benefits of CAD/CAM
Lab Exercise
8 Workbook Exercises
Appendices
Technical Support
Index
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