Fixturing Analysis For Stability Consideration in an Automated Fixture Design System

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Utpal Roy

Dept. of Mechanical, Aerospace and Manufacturing Engineering, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY 13244

Jianmin Liao

The Stanley Works, 3810 Naef Road, Milwaukie, OR 97267

J. Manuf. Sci. Eng 124(1), 98-104 (Apr 01, 2001) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1413778 History: Received June 01, 2000; Revised April 01, 2001
Copyright © 2002 by ASME
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A fixture setup for workpiece with a slot to be machined
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Illustration of wrench for virtual stability disturbance
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A virtual structure of workpiece acted by wrench wd
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An example of an infinitesimal twist caused by a cutting force
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Re-allocation of supporting positions based on stability characteristics
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A typical clamping setup on the workpiece
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Re-allocation of clamping positions based on stability consideration



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