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Eighth Semester B.Tech. Degree Examination, May 2013
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08.80 4 : COMPUTER INTEGRATED MANUFACTURING (MU)

## Time : 3 Hours Max. Marks: 100

' s : 1) Answer all questions of Part —A.
Instruction
2) Answerone qu estion from each Module of Part — B.
PART — A
1. Explain programmable automation.
2. Describe briefly the evaluation criteria of CAD/CAM software.
3. Clarify an ideal CIM system.
4. Discuss an application where NC is most suitable.
5. What is the influen ce of friction of CNC machine slides ?
6. Explain :
i) Preparatory function
ii) Miscellaneousfunction
7. Explain the use of MACRO command.
8. What is group technology ?
9. What are the benefits of CAPP ?
10. Explain perturbation analysis. 40

PART— B
Module I
11. a) Explain in detail the scope of CIM. 10

## b) What are the co mputerized elements of a CIM system ? 10

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12. a) What are the eleme nts of MRP ? 10
b) What 'IS the role of modelling and communic 10
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13. a) The work-table of an NC machine is driven by a closed-loop positioning system
that consists of a servo motor, leadscrew and optical encoder. The leadscrew
pitch = 4 mm and is coupled directly to the motor-shaft (gear) ratio (1 :1). The
optical encoder generates 225 pulses per motor revolution. The table has
been programmed to move a distance of 200 mm at a feed rate = 450 mm/
min.

i) How many pulses are received by the control system to verify that the
table has moved the programmed distance ?
ii) What are the pulse rate and the motor speed that correspond to the specified
feed-rate ?

## b) What are the NC application characteristics ?

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14. a) The part drawing of a component is shown in Fig. Q. 14. The speed and feed
rate are 592 rpm and 100 mm/min. respectively. The machine has a floating
zero features, and absolute positioning. The thickness of plate is 10 mm.
Write the manual part program.

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15. a) Explain the significance of ‘Group Technology in the present manufacturing
scenario. 10
b) Explain the operation of ‘machine vision’ system. 10
OR
16. a) What are the various types of FMS layout? Discuss them schematically. 10
b) Given machine-part incidence matrix (Fig. Q. 16) formulate machine cells
and corresponding part family. Use direct clustering approach. 10

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