Product Design for Manufacture and Assembly, Second Edition, Revised and Expanded

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CRC Press, 2002 - Business & Economics - 698 pages
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This newly revised and expanded reference/text presents up-to-date tools to analyze injection molding, sheet metalworking, die casting, and powder metal processing costs-with NEW chapters on sand and investment casting and hot forging. Providing more than 300 fundamental equations and a multitude of data necessary to estimate manufacturing and assembly cost during product design, benchmarking, and "should cost" analysis, the Second Edition of Product Design for Manufacture and Assembly includes new and updated information on: the influence of the application of design for manufacture and assembly on industry in the United States material selection and economic ranking of processes the effect of reduced assembly difficulties on product quality the links between computer-aided design solid models and design analysis tools the relationship of learning curves to assembly costs and more! Detailing concurrent and simultaneous engineering approaches, the Second Edition of Product Design for Manufacture and Assembly is the gold standard for mechanical, manufacturing, materials, electrical and electronics, cost, industrial, and quality engineers; product designers; purchasing managers; and cost estimators; and an exceptional text for upper-level undergraduate and graduate students in these disciplines.
  

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Contents

1 Introduction
1
2 Selection of Materials and Processes
40
3 Product Design for Manual Assembly
87
4 Electrical Connections and Wire Harness Assembly
152
5 Design for HighSpeed Automatic Assembly and Robot Assembly
196
6 Printed Circuit Board Design for Manufacture and Assembly
223
7 Design for Machining
272
8 Design for Injection Molding
346
10 Design for Die Casting
431
11 Design for Powder Metal Processing
469
12 Design for Sand Casting
525
13 Design for Investment Casting
556
14 Design for Hot Forging
601
15 Design for Manufacture and ComputerAided Design
653
Nomenclature
678
Index
696

9 Design for Sheet Metalworking
387

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About the author (2002)

Boothroyd is Professor of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering at the University of Rhode Island in Kingston.