THE WINDOWS BASED SOFTWARE TOOL FOR CAPP SYSTEM
Li Beizhi, Ma Dengzhe(China Textae University) (Jiaotong University)
The combination of the Group Technology (GT) and computer brings about full life for process planning. By the end of 80's the research and development of CAPP became highlighted. In development of the CAPP system, since the common character are always be omitted, CAPP system is lack of translating and self-adapting. A windows-based software tool for the CAPP system has been developed. This paper emphasises the importance of the development of the software tool, deal with the design plan, and introduces the requirements of the functions and the features of the system.