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Fundamentals of machining and machine tools
CONVENTIONS USED IN THIS BOOK Standardization Introduction to the International (SI) System of Units MACHINE TOOLS AND MACHINING OPERATIONS Introduction Generating Motions of Machine Tools MachinesExpand
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Design for Disassembly and the Environment
Abstract The financial and environmental consequences of disassembly and recycling at the end of a product's life are studied. Analyses of a small coffee maker and some large domestic appliances areExpand
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Preform design for closed die forgings: Experimental basis for computer aided design
Abstract A rationalized procedure, incorporated into a computer programme, for the design of preforms for certain forging cross sections is outlined. The performance of preforms designed using thisExpand
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Integrated Design Analysis for Product Simplification
A systematic methodology is presented for product structure simplification through an integration of Design for Manufacture and Assembly (DFMA) with the Theory of Invention Problem Solving (TRIZ). AExpand
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Research program on the selection of materials and processes for component parts
It is now widely accepted that the final cost of a manufactured product is largely determined at the design stage. The research programme described in this paper addresses decisions that must be madeExpand
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Design for assembly analysis: extraction of geometric features from a CAD system data base
Design for assembly analysis procedures require certain geometric properties for each component part and sub-assembly. Algorithms have been developed for extracting this geometric informationExpand
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Design for Manufacture Analysis: Early Estimates of Tool Costs for Sintered Parts
Early decisions on processing methods and part features should be based on quantitative assessments of manufacturing costs. This paper describes a methodology for determining tooling costs forExpand
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Computer Aided Design of Multi-Stage Cold Forging Process: Load Peaks and Strain Distribution Evaluation
Summary This paper describes some developments of an interactive program aimed at assisting the user in analysing for suitability the forming sequences for multi-stage cold forging of rotationallyExpand
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Product benchmarking using DFE analysis tools
  • W. Knight
  • Engineering
  • Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium…
  • 11 May 1999
Product benchmarking is carried out in industry as a means of comparing products with those of competing companies and as a means of gauging improvements in new designs. Design decision supportExpand
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Analysis of products for end-of-life management
This paper describes procedures for determining: the financial and ecological effects of end-of-life disassembly. Methods for optimizing the disassembly sequences to release valuable orExpand
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