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Department Of Industrial Engineering and Management

Dawood University of Engineering and Technology, Karachi

COMPUTER I N T E G R A T E D M A N U F A C T U R I N G <Theory>

8th Term Batch: 2010

COURSE OUTLINES

Schedule TITLE / Contents


 Introduction and history of CIM ,
 computerized elements of CIM System
 Objectives fro implement ting of CIM ,
 the evolving role of CIM ,
Week#01
 Characteristics of CIM ,
 Components of CIM in an organization ,
 reason automation,
 The need of integration
 Small and medium enterprises SMEs ,
 Scope of SMEs, CIM and its implication on SMEs,
Week#02  Barriers to CIM adoption in SMEs.
Week#03
 lack of top management support,
 lack of strategic planning,
 traditional organizational structure,
 short term interest
 A theoretical framework of conceptual model and research hypotheses
 Business structure
 System integration
 Strategic alliances
 Structural characteristics
Week#04  Critical success factors for implementation of CIM
Week#05  Management and top management commitment
 Business and automation plan
 Process analyses
 CIM steering committee
 Employee training

 Components of CIM, and available AMT’s ,


Week#06  integration of subsystems,
 Computer Aided Design (CAD),
Week#07
Week#08  Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM)
 Office automation,
 Computer Aided Process Planning (CAPP)
 Computer Aided Quality Control,
 Automation storage and retrieval systems,
 Group technology, cellular manufacturing,
 flexible manufacturing system , robots

 Flexible Manufacturing System (FMS),


 types of FMS,
 components ,
 application,
Week#09  equipment’s
Week#10  Group technology ,
 codding and classification,
 production and flow analysis,
 advantages and limitations,

 Computer aided process planning ,


 approaches,
Week#11  implementation,
 techniques

 Benefits and Deficiencies of CIM Technology in SMEs


Week#12  Implementation of CIM in SMEs,
 Implementation Issue of CIM

 Experience of SMEs with Automation


 Commitment from top management ,
 networking, joint venture,
 Govt support
Week#13  Collaboration with local universities.
 Close collaboration with their counterparts.
 Skill in information technology.
 Close working with key suppliers and customers.

 Introduction,
 number of product produced,
Week#14
 improvements in product development.
 Improvement in floor shop operation.
 Focused marketing.
 Marketing objectives of the companies.

 Guidelines for implementing CIM,


 overview,
Week#15
 implementation guidelines ,
 implementation stage