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Termini e definizioni utili per comprendere i fondamenti del software PLM

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1D analysis refers to the application of finite element analysis on 1-dimensional models comprised of only 2 nodes.

3D modeling describes the use of software tools, such as computer-aided design (CAD) programs, to create 3D digital representations of objects.

3D printing is an additive manufacturing method for the creation of a solid, three-dimensional object from a computer-aided design (CAD) digital file.

Camstar’s Acceptable Quality Level (AQL) Sampling feature allows users to model and execute standard sampling plans, such as ANSI Z1.4 or C=0, or custom defined sampling plans.

Camstar Interoperability is: robust, to interoperate directly with any application, EAI or shop floor system; flexible, as it works concurrently with multiple systems and transport mechanisms.

Camstar Interoperability is an end-to-end solution that provides complete, configurable integration with your ERP environment through pre-defined, standard touchpoints.

Additive manufacturing refers to adding layer-upon-layer of material using data-driven automation to form a product.

Aerospace composites are high performance raw materials used in the design and development of aircraft components.

L’analisi a elementi finiti (FEA) consiste nella modellazione di prodotti e sistemi in un ambiente virtuale, al fine di individuare e risolvere problemi potenziali o esistenti in termini di struttura o prestazioni.

L'analisi ingegneristica predittiva unisce simulazione multidisciplinare, test e analisi intelligente al fine di prevedere le prestazioni del prodotto lungo l'intero ciclo di vita.

L’analisi modale è lo studio delle proprietà dinamiche delle strutture lineari, basato sulla simulazione FEA o su prove strutturali.

ALM is the process of managing all of a software application’s project planning and executions stages, from conception through to discontinuation.

Artificial intelligence simulates aspects of human intelligence and can be programmed to analyze vast amounts of data for predictive purposes.

Assembly automation uses technology to maximize cost-efficiency and productivity in component manufacturing.

Attribute-Based Access Control (ABAC) is an authorization model where users get access to data based on real-time evaluation of their attributes.

Automotive lightweighting is an engineering concept focused on reducing the weight of vehicle designs without compromising safety or performance.

Autonomous vehicles are automobiles that can operate and navigate without human input by leveraging various integrated technologies.

Binder jetting is an additive manufacturing process in which liquid adhesive is selectively deposited onto powdered materials to create solid objects.

A blockchain is a database that stores information as across a P2P network instead of a central location.

CAD student software is functionally the same as the commercial version, but with a different licensing agreement.

L'espressione CAD/CAM si riferisce all'integrazione fra software Computer-Aided Design e software Computer-Aided Manufacturing, per semplificare la gestione delle modifiche apportate ai progetti, l'ideazione di progetti concorrenti e la configurazione del processo di produzione, soprattutto per la progettazione e la fabbricazione di prototipi e parti finite.

Camstar Interoperability is an infrastructure that enables enterprise-wide, standards-based integration in your existing systems environment.

Understanding actual throughput, yield, cycle times and as-built product quality data enable more accurate capacity planning and product designs.

Component software is designed to work within a larger application to provide that application with new tools and functionality.

Composite tooling refers to the use of composites as raw materials in the engineering of tools for the manufacturing of new parts or product components.

Il Computer-Aided Design (CAD) consiste nell’utilizzo di programmi software per creare, modificare, analizzare e documentare rappresentazioni grafiche 2D o 3D di oggetti fisici.

Il Computer-Aided Engineering (CAE) consiste nell’utilizzo di software informatici per la simulazione delle prestazioni. Lo scopo è migliorare la progettazione del prodotto e semplificare la soluzione dei problemi di progettazione in un’ampia gamma di settori.

Per Computer-Aided Manufacturing (CAM) si intende comunemente l’utilizzo di applicativi software di controllo numerico (NC) per la creazione di istruzioni dettagliate (codice G) necessarie alle macchine utensili a controllo numerico (CNC) per la lavorazione di parti/pezzi.

Conditions of supply are design specifications for components that the supplier is contractually obligated to follow.

With configure-to-order, customers make custom selections of product components that a vendor then uses to build the product upon placement of the order.

With configurable searches you can identify material that may be at risk based on unique criteria – such as units that used a component lot and were then processed on a particular machine during a specific shift.

La tecnologia Convergent Modeling permette di combinare modelli B-rep e dati sfaccettati in un ambiente di modellazione 3D unificato.

CAPA software helps enterprises identify product quality issues, devise solutions to those issues, and monitor related outcomes.

Camstar Manufacturing is designed to easily integrate with shop floor equipment, collecting data, tracking results and alerting on process control limits and suspect trends.

La Design Simulation consente alle aziende manifatturiere di verificare e validare la producibilità e le funzioni desiderate di un prodotto in fase di sviluppo.

DFMA is an engineering methodology that focuses on simplifying the design of a product to improve ease of manufacture and efficiency of assembly.

A digital enterprise is a company where all business processes are driven by digital technology and big data.

La produzione digitale (Digital Manufacturing) consiste nell'utilizzo di un sistema informatico integrato, con strumenti di simulazione, visualizzazione 3D, analisi e collaborazione, per la creazione contemporanea di definizioni dei prodotti e dei processi di produzione.

Digital transformation is the process of digitalizing business processes and information in the pursuit of a more agile and efficient business model.

A digital twin is an exact, virtual representation of a product or process used to virtually validate the performance of its physical counterpart.

Digitalization is the analysis and application of digital data insights to improve products, processes, and operations.

Digitalization in education refers to the use of digital technology to teach students.

Camstar’s Dispatch Management shows operators the work-in-process priorities prescribed by production planners and schedulers.

Camstar’s manufacturing process design and modeling capabilities enable the process design early during product design, allowing more rapid and reliable transition to manufacturing during new product introductions.

The Camstar Enterprise Platform provides an electronic batch record that is a complete manufacturing audit trail of every batch produced

eDHRs, or Electronic Device History Records, are paperless, electronic systems within manufacturing execution systems (MES) that enforce production processes and capture all information associated with as-built production records.

Camstar’s Electronic Procedures are step-by-step instructions or tasks that automatically guide an operator progressively through work at a work station.

E-Signatures denote accountability and record particular activity details by the signer in the electronic manufacturing audit trail.

Engineer-to-order is a manufacturing process where a vendor works with a customer to design and engineer a product before manufacturing it.

An engineering academy is a sponsored program that provides high school or college students with real-world engineering experience and training.

Engineering automation tools use pre-defined rules to automatically create designs, write documentation, and do other repetitive engineering processes.

Understand global implications of local events by aggregating data across distributed sites to understand relationships among events and trends.

The Camstar Enterprise Platform is the foundation for top-tier global manufacturers and product innovators to enable design for quality, lean manufacturing, supplier quality, rapid NPI, and higher profit margins.

Environmental compliance management software (ECMS) provides a manageable framework that helps enterprises use sustainable raw materials and reduce waste.

Equipment Maintenance Management Software electronically tracks equipment usage and manages preventative maintenance and corrective maintenance.

Camstar’s Event Management creates a centralized view of quality performance to prevent patterns that lead to poor quality.

Fiber orientation refers to the simulation of the placement of fibers in the fabrication of composite materials.

Camstar’s Flow Management controls and enforces the flow of materials through the manufacturing process

A food supply chain is the sequence of processes for the production and distribution of food products, and the organizations involved in these processes.

Products, components and supplied materials are completely traceable, with “where used” analysis provided at the touch of a button.

Generative design is an engineering approach that uses algorithms to discover every possible iteration of a solution.

A geometric modeling kernel is component software that provides 3D solid modeling tools to CAD software users in the manufacturing, architecture, engineering, and construction industries

La gestione dei dati di prodotto (PDM) consiste nell’utilizzo di software al fine di gestire dati di prodotto e informazioni sui processi in un unico sistema centralizzato.

Camstar Manufacturing enforces engineering changes immediately or as specified by an effectivity date, ensuring that new processes are adhered to.

Camstar Manufacturing allows manufacturers to define and distribute processes and engineering changes to any global factory.

One of the principal standards relating to MOM is ISA-95, the international standard for the integration of enterprise and control systems. ISA-95 consists of models and terminology.

Incoming Quality is the establishment and maintenance of inspection processes that identify defective or out-of-spec parts from suppliers.

Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), also known as Industry 4.0, is the application of an IoT framework to devices and machines within manufacturing. The IIoT is part of a larger concept known as the Internet of Things (IoT). The IoT is a network of intelligent computers, devices, and objects that collect and share huge amounts of data. The collected data is sent to a central Cloud-based service where it is aggregated with other data and then shared with end users in a helpful way

Industry 4.0 is a concept that describes the use of digitalization and networked technology to create the 4th industrial revolution.

Immediate access to relevant contextual data facilitates the investigation process when something goes wrong.

Configurable, simple forms guide users through instructions, data collection and events - responding to the way people work and maximizing efficiency.

Camstar Label Printing automatically prints product and tracking labels from original specifications and real-time manufacturing data.

Lean and Six-Sigma initiatives are driven by data to establish baseline measurements, identify improvements, and analyze results,

In manufacturing, lot traceability is readily-available access to the complete history of all manufactured lots, batches and serialized units, spanning production in multiple plants.

Machine learning, a branch of AI, uses algorithms and statistical models to get computers to perform a task effectively without being programmed explicitly

Get access to the complete as-manufactured record (electronic Device, Batch or Lot History) with the touch of a button.

Manufacturing compliance comprises the technical, legal, and corporate requirements, regulations, and practices manufacturers must comply with in order to produce and market products.

Camstar's Enterprise Manufacturing Execution and Quality systems help you create lean manufacturing and production control practices and flow.

Manufacturing education uses PLM tools to teach students about simulation, robotics, manufacturing processes, facilities planning, and more.

Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) are software solutions that ensure quality and efficiency are built into the manufacturing process and are proactively and systematically enforced.

I software per la gestione delle attività produttive (Manufacturing Operations Management-MOM) garantiscono una visibilità totale nei processi di produzione, ottimizzando le prestazioni delle operazioni produttive.

Quality of design and conformance to specifications provide the fundamental basis for managing operations to produce quality products.

Manufacturing simulation is the use of computer modeling to test manufacturing procedures before physically building them.

Material extrusion is an AM methodology where build material is pushed through a heated nozzle and deposited in layers to create a 3D object.

Material jetting is an AM process in which droplets of build material are selectively deposited and then cured to develop a solid object.

Medical Device & Diagnostic (MD&D) Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) are software solutions that ensure quality and efficiency are built into the manufacturing process.

Model based systems engineering is a methodology that creates and shares domain models to help systems engineers to exchange information.

Noise and vibration testing is the analysis of products for quality via the detection of noises and vibrations that indicate faulty systems or parts.

A manufacturing nonconformance is an unexpected event that occurs in the manufacturing process that deviates from a set standard or requirement.

Color-coded indicators of current Yield, Throughput and Cycle Time help operators meet goals and raise issues before they create production problems.

Camstar’s Operator Training and Certification automatically ensures that only qualified employees perform prescribed shop-floor and quality functions.

Paperless manufacturing refers to the use of software-based electronic systems to monitor and enforce manufacturing production processes, while capturing all information associated with production records.

Part manufacturing is the process of following a specialized plan in order to fabricate products that meet their design goals.

Understand product performance throughout manufacturing and field use to advance quality by design and continuous improvement.

Monitor performance and exceptions, with automatically triggered alerts to solve the highest impact problems first.

Personalized Ad hoc queries answer critical questions and provide the results to take systematic actions on affected materials

Platform economy refers to the current transition companies are making from being product-centric to becoming platform-centric via multiple digital capabilities.

Powder bed fusion (PBF) is a category of additive manufacturing (AM) that uses thermal energy to selectively fuse granular materials into solid shapes.

Predictive analysis helps predict future outcomes based on the analysis of past data using statistical modeling and machine learning techniques.

Camstar Manufacturing enforces the as-designed process, ensuring the right procedures, operators, equipment and materials are being used, in the right sequence at the right time.

Camstar Manufacturing is designed to easily integrate with shop floor equipment, collecting data, tracking results and alerting on process control limits and suspect trends.

Production management is the discipline of planning, analyzing, and directing the manufacture of goods in a timely, safe, and cost-effective manner.

Quality Management Systems (QMS) are software solutions that provide the procedures, processes, structure, and resources necessary to streamline manufacturing and ERP operations and cost effectively manage quality issues.

Camstar Interoperability’s solution helps you get the most out of your ERP, PLM and CRM applications.

The core mandate that guides FDA regulatory oversight is consumer safety.

Camstar’s resource management capabilities provide the ability to manage all of the tools and equipment used in the manufacturing process.

Reverse engineering is the process of deconstructing a thing to learn how it works, what it’s made of, and how it is assembled.

The Manufacturing Audit Trail is the basis for the complete electronic as-manufactured Device History Record.

Selective laser sintering (SLS) is a manufacturing technique that uses a laser to heat powdered materials so they fuse together into solid parts.

Semiconductor Manufacturing Execution Systems (semiconductor MES) serve as the intermediary between a business system such as ERP and a manufacturer's plant floor control equipment.

Sheet lamination is an additive manufacturing methodology that involves bonding sheets of material together and machining them to 3D print objects.

Shop floor control comprises the methods and systems used to prioritize, track, and report against production orders and schedules.

La simulazione di sistemi meccatronici, definita anche computer-aided engineering unidimensionale (1D CAE), è un approccio alla modellazione e all'analisi dei sistemi multidominio che consente di prevederne le prestazioni a livello multidisciplinare.

Il software CAD (Computer-Aided Design) consente di creare, analizzare e modificare progetti e modelli 2D e 3D in un ambiente digitale, anziché utilizzare metodi di disegno manuali.

CAD 3D è una tecnologia affidabile che consente a ingegneri e sviluppatori di prodotti di creare, testare e documentare digitalmente oggetti tridimensionali.

Il software PLM gestisce le informazioni lungo l’intero ciclo di vita del prodotto, dalla concezione alla progettazione, dalla produzione all'assistenza, fino allo smaltimento.

Un solutore di vincoli geometrici è un programma che applica parametri alle feature geometriche nei progetti bidimensionali (2D) o tridimensionali (3D).

Camstar Interoperability’s robust service-oriented architecture (SOA) unifies the many applications that operate in a manufacturing environment.

SPC applies statistical process control to quality and defect data that is collected during the manufacturing process, allowing manufacturers to identify, analyze, and solve potential problems while production continues – before equipment is shut down, material is scrapped, and production.

Stereolithography (SLA) is a 3D printing technique that uses UV light to selectively solidify liquid photopolymer resin.

Camstar’s Standard Validation Template is a powerful accelerator and cost reducer for FDA-required computer systems validation.

Lo sviluppo di software 3D consente di realizzare software in grado di assistere i progettisti nella creazione e modifica di modelli tridimensionali e prototipi digitali di nuovi prodotti.

La tecnologia sincrona mette in collegamento tutti gli addetti coinvolti nel ciclo di vita del prodotto, senza limitarne i rispettivi ambiti d’azione.

System simulation is the process of experimenting with, and studying how, changes to a complex system (or sub-system) affect the system overall.

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Keep informed with what you need, when you need it. Performance indicators give continuous feedback to operators.

Vat photopolymerization refers to AM processes that print 3D objects by selectively curing liquid photopolymer resins with light.

Virtual validation uses 3D modeling to test, simulate and verify a product’s ability to operate properly before a physical prototype is created.