Preface

CyberMAN is a virtual manufacturing Engineering Education Experience supported by the faculty and  staff of the NSF/DARPA Machine Tool Agile Manufacturing Research Institute (MTAMRI).   Its purpose to provide exciting education experiences that support classroom instruction in the field of manufacturing.  The initial portfolio of materials offered herein is particularly well suited to support courses that have significant component in the area of machining and machine tool systems.

       Each of the Topics include Primers,that provide tutorials on basic topics , Computer Applications that allow the students to access codes at the remote sites and conduct a wide variety of analyses ,  Homework Problems that support instructor based materials, Case studiesthat demostrate concepts and methods, both live and recorded, Laboratory Demonstrations that inable the students to not only view process and systems at work but also collect data and tranfer it to their site in real time.