Robust Tolerance Synthesis With the Design of Experiments Approach

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Chang-Xue (Jack) Feng

Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering and Technology, Bradley University, Peoria, IL 61625

Andrew Kusiak

Intelligent Systems Laboratory, Department of Industrial Engineering, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242-1527

J. Manuf. Sci. Eng 122(3), 520-528 (May 01, 1999) (9 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1285860 History: Received December 01, 1998; Revised May 01, 1999
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Tolerances of the shaft assembly
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The relationship between manufacturing cost and tolerances
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The process-tolerance-cost relationship
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Comparison of tolerance design approaches: (a) Conventional tolerance design approach: many defects, large variation (b) Zero defect tolerance design approach: zero defects, large variation (c) Robust tolerance design approach: zero defects, small variation




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