João Carlos E. Ferreira



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Examples of Developed Software for Manufacture Support:

  1. Verify whether a machine is adequate to manufacture a certain dimension in a part (process capability)
  2. Calculation of the Tool Life (Applet version)
  3. Calculation of the Tool Life(JSP version)
  4. Calculation of the Machining Force and Power
  5. Balancing Activities in a Line
  6. Scheduling Activities
  7. Calculation of Batch Size

Group/Laboratory: Lecturer of GRUCON, Coordinator of GRIMA

Address: Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina
Departamento de Engenharia Mecânica
GRIMA/GRUCON, Caixa Postal 476
88040-900, Florianópolis, SC, Brazil

Phone: +(55)(48) 331-9387

Fax: +(55)(48) 234-1519

E-mail: jcf@grucon.ufsc.br ou jcarlos@emc.ufsc.br


Education:

    Undergraduate: Mechanical Engineering, PUC-Rio, July 1984

    Master's: Mechanical Engineering, PUC-Rio, julho 1986

    Ph.D: Mechanical Engineering, University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST), UK, January 1991

    Pos-Doctorate: Industrial Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, USA, between January 1999 and January 2000


Research Areas:

CAPP (Computer-Aided Process Planning):

    Applying Pre-Planned Alternatives in Process Plans

    Using Expert Systems in Process Planning

    Automatic Generation of Process Plans

Manufacturing Systems:

    Manufacturing Parts Remotely Using the Internet

    Integration of Manufaturing Systems

    Development of Software to Solve Problems Related to Manufacture (click here for some examples)

CAD:

    Modeling Industrial Parts in the Computer Through Features

    Assembly Analysis of Manufacturing Parts

    Manufacturability Analysis of Industrial Parts

Simulation:

    Simulation of Manufacturing Systems

    Use of Simulation Techniques to Calculate Manufacturing Times and Costs


Ph.D. Thesis Supervised:


Master's Theses Supervised:


Publications:

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Last updated: April 6th, 2001


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