Present and Future Impacts of Computer-Aided Design/ Computer-Aided Manufacturing (CAD/CAM)

Peter P. Ikubanni, Adekunle A. Adeleke, Olayinka O. Agboola, Chiebuka T. Christopher, Boluwatife S. Ademola, Joseph Okonkwo, Olanrewaju S. Adesina, Peter O. Omoniyi, Esther T. Akinlabi

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Abstract

The world is a growing place with great technological advancement in all areas of life. For some decades now, various disciplines and industries have been engaged in using Computer-Aided Design/Computer-Aided Manufacturing (CAD/CAM) across different nations. CAD/CAM utilizes computers to integrate design and manufacturing processes for quality product attainment. This review article examined the present impacts of CAD/CAM on some sectors such as architecture, manufacturing, engineering and design, electronics, automobile, shipbuilding, aerospace, and medicine. Highlights on some applications and future impacts of CAD/CAM have also been discussed. The numerous impacts of CAD/CAM are discussed in the study. It was concluded that CAD/CAM had become integral parts of our world to ease production against traditional methods. The study recommended more research focus on biomaterials for 3-D bioprinting for tissue engineering applications.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)349-357
Number of pages9
JournalJournal Europeen des Systemes Automatises
Volume55
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2022

Keywords

  • 3-D bioprinting
  • CAD/CAM
  • automation
  • manufacturing
  • virtual reality

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Control and Systems Engineering
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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