Development of a Knowledge-Based System for Generating Process Plans Using Group Technology A Study for Norfolk Naval Shipyard
Date of Award
Master of Science (MS)
Engineering Management & Systems Engineering
Derya A. Jacobs
Han P. Bao
Charles B. Keating
Call Number for Print
Special Collections LD4331.E555 K44
The purpose of this research was to study and analyze the Norfolk Naval Shipyard's manufacturing methods of determining part families and generating part process plans for parts in the machine shop. A knowledge-based decision support system was designed based on knowledge acquired from machinist experts and documented sources of the Norfolk Naval Shipyard. The system interprets specific part information provided by the user, categorizes parts into part families and generates process plans to manufacture the parts. The system was evaluated and tested for parts provided by Norfolk Naval Shipyard.
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Keene, William P..
"Development of a Knowledge-Based System for Generating Process Plans Using Group Technology A Study for Norfolk Naval Shipyard"
(1995). Master of Science (MS), Thesis, Engineering Management & Systems Engineering, Old Dominion University, DOI: 10.25777/gz0j-k425