Chapter 8. Application Basics of Microcomputer and Robotics for Processing Industry

  1. William Smothers
  1. Jayanta K. Guha

Published Online: 26 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470320235.ch8

Robotics and Microprocessors: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 5, Issue 9/10

Robotics and Microprocessors: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 5, Issue 9/10

How to Cite

Guha, J. K. (2008) Application Basics of Microcomputer and Robotics for Processing Industry, in Robotics and Microprocessors: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 5, Issue 9/10 (ed W. Smothers), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470320235.ch8

Author Information

  1. Westinghouse Electric Co. 400 Media Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15205

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1984

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470374177

Online ISBN: 9780470320235

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Keywords:

  • microprocessors;
  • optical pyrometers;
  • microcomputers;
  • random-access-memory;
  • reads only memory

Summary

The introduction of microprocessors and robotics in manufacturing operations is increasing at a fast pace. Their application in processing industries could be the answer to low material cost and high product quality. This paper discusses the application engineering fundamentals for implementing this powerful technology on the production floor, allowing manufacturers to stay competitive in the marketplace.