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Control Software for Mechanical Systems: Object-Oriented Design in a Real-Time World by J. R. Ridgely, J. D. Ringgenberg, D. M. Auslander

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Chapter 15Illustrative Example: Assembly System

The example of designing and implementing the control system for assembling a simple object as part of a manufacturing process is presented in a step-by-step fashion. It is intended for use either as a fully worked out example or as a sequence of self-study exercises for which the example programs serve as solutions. This chapter used the group-priority software for building the example. chapter 16 shows a similar example using the TranRun4 software, and chapter 17 describes a Java version with TranRunJ.

15.1 The Assembly System

The object to be assembled consists of a square base to which a cylindrical object is to be glued (figure 15-1).

The assembly process consists of placing the square base ...

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