Design for automated assembly of circular parts: An algorithm

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Abstract

In this paper we develop an algorithm for design for automated assembly (DFAA) of circular parts. Based on a mathematical program that considers most of the DFAA governing parameters, the algorithm comparatively selects the optimum tolerance of parts and the repeatability specification of the assembly device. The optimization scheme is subjected to functionality considerations of the assembled parts, the accuracy of equipment available in the marketplace, as well as budgetary constraints.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)45-50
Number of pages6
JournalInternational Journal of Production Economics
Volume41
Issue number1-3
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1995

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Business, Management and Accounting(all)
  • Economics and Econometrics
  • Management Science and Operations Research
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering

Keywords

  • Concurrent engineering
  • Design for assembly
  • Optimization algorithm

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