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Close-Loop Cost Equation for Objects Manufactured by Milling

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Uday A. Kulkarni, Han P. Bao

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA 23508

J. Manuf. Sci. Eng 125(3), 436-448 (Jul 23, 2003) (13 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1578672 History: Received October 01, 2001; Revised October 01, 2002; Online July 23, 2003
Copyright © 2003 by ASME
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Comparison of Theoretical Cost Modulus and Cost Modulus obtained from commercial Cost Estimating software.
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Difference in Cost Modulus value calculated by the Proposed Model and the one obtained from commercial software
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Cost Modulus comparisons for various Shape-Size Design combinations
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Percentage difference in theoretically calculated Cost Modulus and the one obtained from Software estimate
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Effect of Material choices on total Machining Cost of a typical Spar Design
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Effect of quantity of Surface to be finished on total Machining Cost of a typical Spar Design
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Effect of Tolerance specifications on total Machining Cost of a typical Spar Design
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Effect of Volume removed in Machining on the total Machining Cost of a typical Spar Design
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Effect of Volume in Pockets to be removed as a percentage of total volume removed on Machining Cost of a typical Spar Design
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Effect of total number of Features present in a design on Machining Cost of a typical Spar Design

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