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Computer Aided Design and Manufacturing

By
Zhuming Bi
Zhuming Bi
Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Department of Civil and Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA
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Xiaoqin Wang
Xiaoqin Wang
Associate Professor of Manufacturing Engineering, School of Mechanical Engineering, Nanjing University of Science and Technology, Nanjing, China
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ISBN:
9781119534211
No. of Pages:
640
Publisher:
ASME Press
Publication date:
2020

The life quality of human being relies on the availability of products and services from primary industry, secondary industry, and tertiary industry. According to the three-sector theory (Fisher 1939), the primary industry relates to the economic activities to extract and produce raw materials such as coal, wood, and iron. The secondary industry relates to the economic activities to transfer raw or intermediate materials into goods such as cars, computers, and textiles. The tertiary industry relates to the economic activities to provide services to customers and businesses. The secondary industry supports both the primary and tertiary industries, since the businesses in...

1.1
Introduction
1.2
Computer Aided Technologies (CATs)
1.3
CATs for Engineering Designs
1.4
Architecture of Computer Aided Systems
1.5
Computer Aided Technologies in Manufacturing
1.6
Limitation of the Existing Manufacturing Engineering Curriculum
1.7
Course Framework for Digital Manufacturing
1.8
Design of the CAD/CAM Course
1.9
Summary
1.10
Review Questions
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