Accession Number : ADA337752

Title :   An Integrated System for NC Machining of Multi-Patch Surfaces

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 1 Jun 93-31 Mar 97

Corporate Author : MICHIGAN UNIV ANN ARBOR

Personal Author(s) : Dutta, Deba ; Surma, R.

PDF Url : ADA337752

Report Date : 30 SEP 1997

Pagination or Media Count : 25

Abstract : We describe an integrated system for NC machining of parts made of multi-patch surfaces. The system enables the user to generate tool paths based on practical metrics such as length, curvature and number of tool paths. We also describe two methods for interfacing with commercial CAD/CAM packages.

Descriptors :   *MACHINING, *COMPUTER AIDED MANUFACTURING, *TOOLING, INTEGRATED SYSTEMS, MACHINE TOOLS, PRODUCTION CONTROL, CUTTING TOOLS, CUTTING, END MILLING.

Subject Categories : Mfg & Industrial Eng & Control of Product Sys

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE