1.4 PRACTICE PROBLEMS
1. List 5 industries that are well suited to integration, and 5 that are not. Indicate why you think so.
2. In an automated factory there as many as six levels of control. Discuss the equipment available in the lab and how this relates to the 6 level model of factor floor control.
3. Information drives an automated factory from the initial entry of geometry in CAD, to the final production of parts with CAM. Discuss how data networks support this and the impact of open network standards.