4.1 CIM Systems
It is expected that students will:
Identify the three categories of CIM systems.
Compare and contrast the benefits and drawbacks of the three categories of CIM
Identify the components of a FMS.
Create a proces
s design chart for a manufacturing process.
Explore a manufacturing or automation career of interest and determine the
appropriateness and steps required to be a professional in that role.
Explain the three types of CIM systems.
advantages and disadvantages of the three systems.
Apply knowledge of the three manufacturing systems to identify an actual
Apply knowledge of process flow to create a design chart for a manufacturing
Students will prepare an outline of steps needed to become a manufacturing or
What is an FMS?
What advantages do FMS systems have over mass production systems?
What components comprise an FMS?
What is a process design chart? How can it help streamline a manufacturing
What manufacturing or automation career(s) is appealing?
Flexible Manufacturing System (FMS)
Process Design Chart