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Geometric and Kinetic Model Based Computer-Aided Fixture Design Verification

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Y. Kang

Y. Rong

Worcester Polytechnic Institute, 100 Institute ed., Worcester, MA 01609

J. A. Yang

Ford Powertrain Operations

J. Comput. Inf. Sci. Eng 3(3), 187-199 (Sep 16, 2003) (13 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1607352 History: Received July 01, 2002; Revised July 01, 2003; Online September 16, 2003
Copyright © 2003 by ASME
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Figures

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Four stages of fixture design
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Geometric fixture model
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Locator types and locating points
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Locating points for pin-hole locating
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Layout optimization on surface
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Layout optimization flowchart
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Accuracy check and tolerance assignment
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Machining surface accuracy check procedure
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Tolerance assignment procedure
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Contact point stiffness
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Friction cone and contact stability index
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The determination of minimum clamping forces
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Multi-load stability problem
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Stability decomposition
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CAFDV CAD integration—startup screen
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Workpiece model with locating specifications
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Locator selection and positioning
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Tolerance assignment and accuracy check
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CAD interface of fixturing stability verification and locating reaction force chart

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