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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Containing more than 300 equations and the extensive data necessary to estimate manufacturing and assembly cost during product design, benchmarking, and "should cost" analysis, this textbook gives students modern and effective tools for analyzing injection molding, sheet metalworking, die casting, powder metal processing costs, sand and investment casting, and hot forging. It includes discussions of the influence of the application of design for manufacture and assembly, 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, and more.
  

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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.