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

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Yiming (Kevin) Rong
CRC Press, Apr 20, 1999 - Technology & Engineering - 496 pages
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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.
  

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Contents

Introduction
1
12 Flexible Fixturing
4
13 Fixtures for CNC Machining
7
14 ComputerAided Fixture Design
9
15 Summary
11
FixtureDesign Principle
14
22 Locating Principle and Locating Errors
16
23 Clamping Principle and ClampingForce Calculation
34
73 ConstraintBased ModularFixture Design
229
74 Implementation of ConstraintBased Fixture
236
References
244
Geometric Analysis for Automated ModularFixture Design
246
82 Geometric Constraint Conditions
251
83 Assembly Analysis
257
84 3D Fixture Configurations
268
85 Locating Accuracy Analysis
274

24 FixtureDesign Processes
47
References
48
ModularFixture Systems
49
32 TSlotBased ModularFixture Systems
53
33 DowelPinBased ModularFixture Systems
63
34 Cost Analysis of ModularFixture Applications
75
35 Fixturing Management with ModularFixture Application
79
References
84
Interactive ComputerAided Fixture Design
85
41 Overall Structure of the ICAFD System
86
42 LocatingClamping Model Analysis and Classification
89
43 Fixture Component Selection
98
45 Fixture Component Assembly Manipulation
105
46 Implementation Example of the ICAFD System
114
References
125
GroupTechnologyBased ComputerAided Fixture Design
126
52 FixtureDesign Process Analysis
128
53 Fixture Structure Analysis
133
54 Fixturing Feature Analysis
134
55 Representation of Fixturing Feature Information
142
56 FixtureDesign Similarity Analysis
147
57 Implementation
148
58 Case Study
154
References
162
Automated Fixture Configuration Design
164
62 Analysis of Modular Fixture Structures
167
63 Establishment of MFEARDB
178
64 Automated Fixture Configuration Design
193
65 Fixture Configuration Design Examples and Summary
204
References
208
ConstraintBased Fixture Assembly Modeling and Design
211
71 Related Research
213
72 ConstraintBased Assembly Modeling
215
86 Clamp Planning
279
87 Discussion on Fixturing Accessibility
286
88 Examples and Summary
289
Fixturing Accuracy Analysis and Verification
292
92 Machining Accuracy Analysis
293
93 Locating Error Analysis
315
94 Locating Accuracy Verification of Fixture Design
335
References
337
Fixturing Surface Accessibility Analysis
341
102 Basic Requirements on Fixturing Surfaces
343
103 Accessibility Analysis
345
104 Implementation and Examples
357
105 Conclusion
362
Fixturing Stiffness and Clamping Stability Verification
364
111 Fixturing Stiffness
365
112 Fixuring Stiffness of TSlotBased Fixtures
367
113 Fixturing Stiffness of DowelPinBased Fixtures
379
114 Clamping Stability Verification
385
References
399
Fast InterferenceChecking Algorithm for Automated FixtureDesign Verification
401
122 Interference Checking Between Fixture Components and Tool Path
405
123 Interference Checking Between Fixture Components
426
124 Algorithm Improvement Discussion
429
125 Implementation
431
References
437
Fixture Planning and Setup Planning in CADCAM Integration
439
132 Manufacturing Features
441
133 Fixture Planning
448
134 Setup Planning
463
References
475
Index
477
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