Automated Manufacturing Systems 1

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  • 1
    Analog to digital conversion is commonly used because:
    This boost the signal
    Almost all sensors are digital
    Many sensors are analog
    Few computers are digital
  • 2
    The advantages of semi-automation, with both people and machines involved in the manufacturing process, are the:
    Use of the greater flexibility and ingenuity of people
    Reduced cost of expensive machines
    Maintenance times available
  • 3
    A block diagram is sued to illustrate the:
    Program in the microprocessor
    Cost of system components
    Damping used in the system design
    Relationships between system components
  • 4
    The name of the sensor used to measure applied pressure is:
    Potentiometer
    Strain gauge
    Ventri tube
    Solenoid
  • 5
    The optimum system response to feedback is referred to as:
    Critically damped
    A discrete system
    A continuous system
    Underdamped
  • 6
    An actuator commonly used to act as a type of switch would be a:
    Stepper motor
    Relay
    Thermistor
    Solenoid
  • 7
    When discussing automated manufacturing systems, the term "noise" would refer to:
    A machine that is most likely faulty
    High frequency electrical signals
    Unwanted electrical signals
    A loud machine
  • 8
    The three basic types of automated manufacturing systems are:
    Batch, prototype and discrete
    Batch, continuous and discrete
    Manual, electronic and microprocessor
    Electronic, mechanical and pneumatic
  • 9
    The most suitable sensor for detecting a sudden change of motion is:
    A magnetic transducer
    An accelerator
    A relay
    A linear potentiometer
  • 10
    Computer aided manufacturing is used so much these days because:
    Human workers cause a lot of problems with sickness and stoppages
    This process is much less expensive to set up in the first place
    Machines never make mistakes like human workers do
    Data from the design stage can be integrated using the software