Design of Reconfigurable Machine Tools

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Yong-Mo Moon, Sridhar Kota

Dept. of Mech. Engr., NSF Engineering Research Center for Reconfigurable Machining System, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2125

J. Manuf. Sci. Eng 124(2), 480-483 (Apr 29, 2002) (4 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1452748 History: Received January 01, 1999; Revised August 01, 2001; Online April 29, 2002
Copyright © 2002 by ASME
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Moon, Y., 2000, “Reconfigurable Machine Tool Design: Theory and Application,” Ph.D. Dissertation, The University of Michigan.
Moon, Y., and Kota, S., 1998, “Generalized Kinematic Modeling Method for Reconfigurable Machine Tools,” MECH/5946, 25th Biannual Mechanism Design Conference, Atlanta, GA.
Yan,  H.-S., and Chen,  F.-C., 1998, “Configuration Synthesis of Machining Centers Without Tool Changers,” Mech. Mach. Theory, 33, No. 1/2, pp. 197–212.


Grahic Jump Location
Function Structure Graph of CNC Milling Machine
Grahic Jump Location
Some of the proposed candidate machine tool configurations (all derived from a single graph)



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