AN APPROACH FOR A KNOWLEDGE-BASED NC PROGRAMMING SYSTEM

Ulrich Berger, Ralf Kretzschmann, Jan Noack

Abstract

Nowadays, significant deficiencies exist in the information flow and access along the NC (Numerical Control) process chain. These deficiencies are solved insufficiently by introducing CAD/CAM systems and feature-oriented specification languages. In contrast the application of new production and new machining systems requires an intensive information exchange. The introduced approach enables the preparation for feature-based work plans with methods known from the graph theory as a knowledge-based NC programming system. Therefore the work plan will be mapped into a directed graph in a mathematically defined way. Based on that, it is possible to use algorithms to find the shortest path and a Hamiltonian path inside this directed graph under given requirements. Thus, the work plan will be structured and re-ordered. Finally the corresponding NC paths will be generated and distributed to the machinery. Thence in this in-process paper the requirements, the investigation and the selection of suitable knowledge structuring concepts, mathematically basics and the work flow in such a system will be pointed out. Finally a preliminary prototype will be introduced.

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in Harvard Style

Berger U., Kretzschmann R. and Noack J. (2008). AN APPROACH FOR A KNOWLEDGE-BASED NC PROGRAMMING SYSTEM . In Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics - Volume 1: ICINCO, ISBN 978-989-8111-30-2, pages 120-126. DOI: 10.5220/0001483901200126


in Bibtex Style

@conference{icinco08,
author={Ulrich Berger and Ralf Kretzschmann and Jan Noack},
title={AN APPROACH FOR A KNOWLEDGE-BASED NC PROGRAMMING SYSTEM},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics - Volume 1: ICINCO,},
year={2008},
pages={120-126},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001483901200126},
isbn={978-989-8111-30-2},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics - Volume 1: ICINCO,
TI - AN APPROACH FOR A KNOWLEDGE-BASED NC PROGRAMMING SYSTEM
SN - 978-989-8111-30-2
AU - Berger U.
AU - Kretzschmann R.
AU - Noack J.
PY - 2008
SP - 120
EP - 126
DO - 10.5220/0001483901200126