Computer-aided manufacture (CAM)
use of computer software to control machine tools
Advantages and disadvantagesEdit
|Creates a neater product||Software could crash|
|Less chances to make a mistake||Need to train people to use it|
|Takes less time to make the product than by hand||Puts people out of jobs because there will only need to be a few employees|
Examples where CAM is usedEdit
- Chang, T. C., & Wysk, R. A. (1997). Computer-aided manufacturing. Prentice Hall PTR.
- Sarcar, M. M. M., Rao, K. M., & Narayan, K. L. (2008). Computer aided design and manufacturing. PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd..
- Groover, M., & Zimmers, E. W. J. R. (1983). CAD/CAM: computer-aided design and manufacturing. Pearson Education.