1st Edition

Computer-Aided Fixture Design
Manufacturing Engineering and Materials Processing Series/55

ISBN 9780824799618
Published April 20, 1999 by CRC Press
496 Pages

USD $300.00

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Book Description

Illustrates recently developed fixture design and verification technology, focusing on their central role in manufacturing processes. The text uses up-to-date computer technology to minimize costs, increase productivity and assure product quality. It presents advanced data and analysis that is directly applicable to development of comprehensive computer-aided modular fixture design system.

Table of Contents

Fixture-design principle; modular-fixture system; interactive computer-aided fixture design; group-technology-based computer-aided fixture design; automated fixture configuration design; constraint-based fixture assembly modeling and design; geometric analysis for automated modular-fixture design; fixturing accuracy analysis and verification; fixturing surface accessibility analysis; fixturing stiffness and clamping stability verification; fast interference-checking algorithm for automated fixture design; fixture planning and setup planning in CAD/CAM integration.

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". . .detailed and well written. . ..should be a valuable reference work for planning engineers and for research workers."
---The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology