Software selection management in sheet metal fabrication industry

ÖZTÜRK N., Çelikliay G., ÖZTÜRK F.

Metall, vol.59, no.6, pp.382-387, 2005 (SCI-Expanded) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Review
  • Volume: 59 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Journal Name: Metall
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.382-387
  • Bursa Uludag University Affiliated: Yes


The development of a simlified model and analytic hierarchy process (AHP) method for the selection of the most suitable CAD/CAM system for sheet metal parts is discussed. One of the important software selection problems in sheet metal parts manufacturing business is due to computer aided design and manufacturing (CAD/CAM). The major problem is due to lack of a unique CAD/CAM system selection model and technique. The selection depends on the requirements of manufacturing environment since each company has its own production structure and functionalities.