Freeform surface characterisation - A fresh strategy
Jiang, X., Scott, P. and Whitehouse, D.. (2007) Freeform surface characterisation - A fresh strategy. CIRP ANNALS-MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY, 56 (1). pp. 553-556. ISSN 0007-8506Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cirp.2007.05.132
Many of the surfaces required today, and in the future, in high added value products can have any designed shape and often no axis of rotation. These complex geometrical surface shapes are termed freeform surfaces. In most cases, these surfaces are required to have sub-micrometer form accuracy and nanometric surface topography. This paper introduces some new and novel concepts to classify and evaluate freeform surfaces, including a structured neighbourhood signature fitting method for smooth freeform surfaces and a tessellation technique to identify and characterise micro-structured surfaces. Examples will be used throughout the paper to illustrate these new concepts.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
T Technology > TS Manufactures
|Journal or Publication Title:||CIRP ANNALS-MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY|
|Publisher:||TECHNISCHE RUNDSCHAU EDITION COLIBRI LTD|
|Number of Pages:||4|
|Page Range:||pp. 553-556|
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