Engineering Mother Daughter Workshops Four Neda Fabris

 

SESSION IV: COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN, MANUFACTURING, AND AUTOMATION

or what designers and manufacturing engineers do for living


SATURDAY, Jan. 15 1999, 9:00 am - 1:00 p.m.
CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, LOS ANGELES
ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY BUILDING C255 E

9 a.m. -11:30 a.m.

  LECTURES AND DEMONSTRATIONS

IINTRODUCTION TO ROBOTICS, AUTOMATION AND MANUFACTURING

I. HISTORY
manufacturing through centuries, from making stone tools to making silicon chips

II. MATERIAL FORMING PROCESSES
learn how cooking pot and crankshaft are made. Learn the principals of different manufacturing processes and see why robots are replacing humans in factories. Video: "Drama of metal forming".

III. MATERIAL REMOVAL PROCESSES
learn how engineering materials are cut: from turning, milling, drilling, to water jet cutting laser cutting and electrical-discharge cutting. It is a large area so we will just mention some of the processes.

IV. ROBOTICS AND AUTOMATION
GUEST SPEAKER: Mr. Robert Kozlowski, CmfgE, NU ENGINEERING: "History of Automation and Robotics"

11:30 p.m.-12: a.m. LUNCH: on your own..
12:00-1:00 p.m COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN: INTRODUCTION AND PRACTICE
Your contest this time is to design the most complicated part on the computer in given time.


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