Issue 1 • Date Jun 1972
A programmable computer-con trolled RF Test system capable of testing deliverable radio equipment was developed and is now operating in the Manufacturing activity of Government and Commercial Systems, RCA Corporation. The system is capable of automatically testing receivers, transmitters, sub-assemblies and components in the HF, VHF, and UHF frequency bands and is controlled with an RCA 1600 Compu... View full abstract»
This paper discusses the component insertion investigation work of a manufacturing methods study contract performed by the Martin Marietta Corporation for the U.S. Army Missile Command, and covers the results of a produceruser survey defining present and predicted future missile electronic module designs with an analysis on the use of numerical control component insertion. Survey data is tabulated... View full abstract»
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Historically, control functions for "make "and "test" operations in discrete manufacturing processes have been satisfied with special purpose hardware. In recent years, computers have replaced much of this special purpose hardware. The initial reasons for employing computers were to decrease capital and development costs while providing greater flexibility in responding to process changes. It now ... View full abstract»
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This Transaction ceased production in 1977. The current publication is titled IEEE Transactions on Components, Packaging, and Manufacturing Technology.