Contact Force Prediction and Force Closure Analysis of a Fixtured Rigid Workpiece With Friction

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Michael Yu Wang

Department of Automation and Computer-Aided Engineering, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong

Diana M. Pelinescu

Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742

J. Manuf. Sci. Eng 125(2), 325-332 (Apr 15, 2003) (8 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1557298 History: Received April 01, 2002; Revised September 01, 2002; Online April 15, 2003
Copyright © 2003 by ASME
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Fixture elements and fixture layout
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A fixture system of experiment 13
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The mapping and projection of force vectors
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An example workpiece to be fixtured
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A fixture of concordant force closure
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A fixture of a locator release and discordant force closure



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