BMS 406: PE-II: COMPUTER INTEGRATED MANUFACTURING (3-1-0): Syllabus
Introduction: The meaning and origin of CIM, The changing manufacturing and management
scenario, External communication, Islands of automation and software, Dedicated and open
systems, Manufacturing automation protocol, Product related activities of a company, Marketing
engineering, Production planning, Plant operations, Physical distribution, Business and financial
Computer Aided Process planning: Role of process planning in CAD/CAM integration, Approaches to
computer aided process planning- Variant approach and Generative approaches, CAPP and CMPP
process planning systems.
Shop Floor Control and FMS: Shop floor control-phases, Factory data collection system, Automatic
identification methods- Bar code technology, Automated data collection system, FMS-components
of FMS - types -FMS workstation, Material handling and storage systems, FMS layout, Computer
control systems-application and benefits.
CIM Implementation: CIM and company strategy, System modeling tools-IDEF models, Activity cycle
diagram, CIM open system architecture (CIMOSA), Manufacturing enterprise wheel, CIM
architecture, Product data management, CIM implementation software.
Data Communication: Communication fundamentals, Local area networks, Topology, LAN
implementations, Network management and installations.
CIM System: Open System Open systems inter connection, Manufacturing automations protocol
and technical office protocol (MAP /TOP).
Database for CIM: Development of databases, Database terminology, Architecture of database
systems, Data modeling and data associations, Relational data bases, Database operators,
Advantages of data base.
1. Automation, Production Systems and Computer Integrated Manufacturing- M.P.Groover,
2. Computer Integrated Manufacturing System- Y. Koren, McGraw-Hill.
1. CAD/CAM/CIM- P. Radhakrishnan, S. Subramanyan and V. Raju- New Age International.
2. Computer Integrated Manufacturing- Paul G. Ranky, Prentice Hall International.