process planning


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process planning

[′prä‚ses ‚plan·iŋ]
(industrial engineering)
Determining the conditions necessary to convert material from one state to another.
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We also developed an integrated process planning learnable genetic algorithm (IPPLEGA), to tackle the IPPS decisions.
Target make all alternative variants process planning, as organized by sequence phase, scheduled and operations, this technological to steps different.
In [5, 6], the fundamental concept of process planning and production scheduling has been introduced.
As a result, PARC is now able to offer a web-based service for automated process planning that can save machine shop owners several hours of manual work each day, resulting in clear monetary value.
This group consist of files for common information used for various processes (users, customers, materials, primary blanks etc.) and data for machining, coating and other process planning. The structure of some catalogues is quite complex, for example, "Primary blanks" (Fig.
Process planning problem is described in Section 3.
As an alternative solution to the problem, CBR is proposed for the remanufacturing process planning, making full use of existing experiences and know how generated from previous remanufacturing practices.
Process planning reflects design information into the process steps and architected.
The manufacturer uses product lifecycle management application from Siemens PLM Software and has recently installed Tecnomatix digital manufacturing and factory automation software, also from Siemens, said Alois Mahr, team lead in process planning at Zollner.
Mumbai, Maharashtra, April 28 -- Geometric Limited (BSE: 532312, NSE: GEOMETRIC), a leader in Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), Global Engineering Services and Offshore Product Development (OPD) solutions and technologies, announced that it will exhibit its next generation PLM solutions, including Integrated Process Planning (IPP) and global services for Teamcenter adoption at the Siemens PLM Connection 2011, the Annual User Conference of Siemens PLM in Americas, at Las Vegas, from 2 - 5 May, 2011.
GMSA team leader on the Chevrolet Utility general assembly line, Ebrahim Venter (second from left), and Bonakele Lucas (second from right), a process planning engineer, participated in the prototype assembly.
Both, process planning and scheduling play an important role to influence profitability of manufacturing a product, resource utilization and product delivery time (Yang et al., 2001).

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