Computer Modeling of Geometric Variations in Mechanical Parts and Assemblies

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Yanyan Wu

GE Global Research, Schenectady, NY

Jami J. Shah

Joseph K. Davidson

Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287-6106

J. Comput. Inf. Sci. Eng 3(1), 54-63 (May 15, 2003) (10 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1572177 History: Received November 01, 2002; Revised February 01, 2003; Online May 15, 2003
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Characteristic sub-graphs for size and its tolerances
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Sub-graphs for distance dimension and its tolerances
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Sub-graph for concentricity variation
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Sub-graphs for orientation variations
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Sub-graphs for shape variations
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Sub-graph for axis location
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GD&T global model for a simple assembly (partial)
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Architecture of the Integrated GD&T System
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Auto-tolerancing applied to part “Body”
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Example of tolerance validation



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