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An industrial implementation of a methodology for the optimisation of product design tolerances

An industrial implementation of a methodology for the optimisation of product design tolerances

Eadie, R. and Gao, James (2008) An industrial implementation of a methodology for the optimisation of product design tolerances. In: Kai, Cheng, Makatsoris, Harris C. and Harrison, David, (eds.) Advances in manufacturing technology XXII: the proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Manufacturing Research ICMR08, 9th-11th September 2008, London UK. Brunel University College, Brunel University, pp. 161-170. ISBN 9781902316604

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Abstract

Today, the key to commercial success in manufacturing is the timely development of new products that are not only functionally fit for purpose but offer high performance
and quality throughout their entire lifecycle. In principle, this demands the introduction of a fully developed and optimised product from the outset. To
accomplish this, manufacturing companies must leverage existing knowledge in their current technical, manufacturing and service capabilities. This is especially true in the field of tolerance selection and application, the subject area of this research. Tolerance knowledge must be readily available and deployed as an integral part of the product development process. This paper describes a methodology and framework,currently under development in a UK manufacturer, to achieve this objective.

Item Type: Book Section
Additional Information: This paper was originally presented at the 6th International Conference on Manufacturing Research ICMR08, 9th-11th September 2008 at Brunel University
Uncontrolled Keywords: CAD, design, knowledge, tolerance analysis, optimisation
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General)
T Technology > TS Manufactures
Pre-2014 Departments: School of Engineering
School of Engineering > Department of Engineering Systems
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Last Modified: 14 Oct 2016 09:07
Selected for GREAT 2016: None
Selected for GREAT 2017: None
Selected for GREAT 2018: None
URI: http://gala.gre.ac.uk/id/eprint/2655

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