Present State and Future Trends in the Development of Programming Languages for Manufacturing

  • U. Rembold
  • W. Epple
Part of the Symbolic Computation book series (SYMBOLIC)


About 25 years ago, there were essentially only assembly languages available. In the course of time, a larger number of higher programming languages were developed. Today they are so numerous that even an expert has difficulty in knowing them all. The same problem exists for manufacturing. There are not only one but several programming languages which have been developed for different manufacturing applications. They can be divided into the following categories:
  1. 1.

    Numerical control of machine tools

  2. 2.

    robot control

  3. 3.

    process control and

  4. 4.

    commercial data processing.



Machine Tool Programming Language Expert System Tool Path Future Trend 
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  • W. Epple

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