AMAP (Automotive & Manufacturing Advanced Practice) is part of the Faculty of Engineering & Advanced Manufacturing at the University of Sunderland and evolved from two previous University groups with complementary skills and knowledge across the automotive and manufacturing sectors. The University actively works with industry and that creates an exciting dynamic. The vision for AMAP is to inform, inspire and innovate in Advanced Manufacturing, which is achieved by being an innovative, accessible, and outward facing provider of support for industry.
PSW Energy were appointed to provide a real-time energy monitoring system for the Haas CNC machines used with the production department.
The systems development life cycle (SDLC), also referred to as the application development life-cycle, is a term used in systems engineering, information systems and software engineering to describe a process for planning, creating, testing, and deploying an information system.
Computer numerical control (CNC) is the automation of machine tools by means of computers executing pre-programmed sequences of machine control commands. This is in contrast to machines that are manually controlled by hand wheels or levers, or mechanically automated by cams alone
Advantages and Disadvantages of CNC Machines. CNC Computer Numerical Control machines are widely used in manufacturing industry. Traditional machines such as vertical millers, centre lathes, shaping machines, routers etc.... operated by a trained engineer have, in many cases, been replaced by computer control machines