Rapid deployment of reconfigurable assembly fixtures using workspace synthesis and visibility analysis
Kong, Zhenyu and Ceglarek, Darek. (2003) Rapid deployment of reconfigurable assembly fixtures using workspace synthesis and visibility analysis. CIRP Annals - Manufacturing Technology, Vol.52 (No.1). pp. 13-16. ISSN 0007-8506Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0007-8506(07)60519-8
Due to rapid changes In recent market demands, shortened production ramp-up/launch and model changeover of new products with simultaneous manufacturing of family of products on a single production line Is becoming Inevitable. This requires systematic methods for rapid design and analysis of reconfigurable fixture workspace synthesis and visibility. This paper presents an integrated approach for rapid reconfigurable fixture deployment which is based on (1) the procrustes analysis Integrated with a pairwise optimization for fixture workspace configurations synthesis; and (2) screen space transformation-based visibility analysis for rapid fixture calibration. A case study and simulations illustrate the proposed approach.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Divisions:||Faculty of Science > WMG (Formerly the Warwick Manufacturing Group)|
|Journal or Publication Title:||CIRP Annals - Manufacturing Technology|
|Page Range:||pp. 13-16|
|Access rights to Published version:||Restricted or Subscription Access|
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