Methods for automated manufacturability analysis of injection-molded and die-cast parts

  title={Methods for automated manufacturability analysis of injection-molded and die-cast parts},
  author={Rahul Anil Bidkar and Daniel A. McAdams},
  journal={Research in Engineering Design},
In this article, a mathematical framework to automatically evaluate the manufacturability of injection-molded and die-cast parts is presented. The framework includes an implemented mathematical algorithm to solve key outstanding challenges in feature recognition for manufacturability analysis of injection-molded and die-cast parts. A novel feature recognition method is developed that is based on decomposing the part into elemental cubes and then, making use of their individual manufacturability… 
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