Accession Number : AD0636258

Title :   INITIAL APPLICATIONS OF APT PART PROGRAMMING TO SHIPBUILDING.

Descriptive Note : Summary rept. Mar 64-Sep 65.

Corporate Author : DAVID TAYLOR MODEL BASIN WASHINGTON D C APPLIED MATHEMATICS LAB

Personal Author(s) : Braxton, Wayman ; Wallis,Benny

Report Date : JUN 1966

Pagination or Media Count : 116

Abstract : Use in shipbuilding of the APT III part programming language, distributed by the Research Institute of the Illinois Institute of Technology, is illustrated. Information is also given about the APT language. Formats and functions of the Gecent Postprocessor instructions, prepared by the General Electric Co., are also presented to show the controls necessary for cutting ship parts using a Linde CM-70 Telerex flame-cutting machine. Numerous applications of these tools to shipbuilding problems are explained and illustrated. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*MACHINE TOOLS, AUTOMATION), (*SHIP STRUCTURAL COMPONENTS, PRODUCTION), COMPUTER PROGRAMMING, PROGRAMMING LANGUAGES, PRODUCTION CONTROL, CONTROL SYSTEMS, CUTTING TOOLS

Subject Categories : Computer Programming and Software
      Mfg & Industrial Eng & Control of Product Sys
      Marine Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE