The computerized production system developed by the British Ship Research Association uses a Shipbuilding version of the National 2C,L part-programming language. The lines fairing program takes the information contained within the conventional 1/50 scale lines plan and stores or prints out a table of offsets. A numerically controlled drafting machine is then used to draw the faired lines plan. The stored data is used to draw the faired lines plan. The structural components, i.e. plates and rolled frames, and the same data can also be used for defining the outlines of the plates required for the shell. The structural components are described by the parts-programming language and a computer program known as the language processor converts the geometrical description of cutting sequence into a tape required to operate a numerically controlled machine. The output from the language processor can be made to suit any of the existing types of numerically controlled flame cutting machines.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Transport and Technical Publications Limited

    161-166 Fleet Street
    London,   England 
  • Publication Date: 1969-10-17

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  • Accession Number: 00003138
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 30 1973 12:00AM