Design for Fixturability (DFF) Methodology for Commodity Parts: A Case Study With Connecting Rod Designs

@article{Qureshi2002DesignFF,
  title={Design for Fixturability (DFF) Methodology for Commodity Parts: A Case Study With Connecting Rod Designs},
  author={Khurshid Qureshi and Kazuhiro Saitou},
  journal={J. Comput. Inf. Sci. Eng.},
  year={2002},
  volume={2},
  pages={21-27}
}
This paper presents a methodology called ‘Design for Fixturability’ (DFF). This methodology enables designers to perform manufacturability analysis of their product designs upfront into the design process. The DFF approach provides a mapping between parametric representation of a part design and fixturing capability of a facility and presents a methodology to evaluate the design with respect to the fixturing capabilities. The methodology is applicable to the mass-production commodity parts and… 
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