Sensor Placement for Effective Diagnosis of Multiple Faults in Fixturing of Compliant Parts

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Jaime A. Camelio, S. Jack Hu

Department of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Hyunjune Yim

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Hong-Ik University, Seoul, Korea

J. Manuf. Sci. Eng 127(1), 68-74 (Mar 21, 2005) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1828056 History: Received August 04, 2003; Revised February 26, 2004; Online March 21, 2005
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Overiview of the methodology used for the diagnosis of multiple fixture faults in compliant parts assembly
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Computational procedure of the EfI sensor placement method
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Finite element mesh for an automotive fender bracket, with six out-of-plane fixtures indicated
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Contribution of each fixture falt using the EfI sensor locations
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Correlation between fixture fault L1 and L3 for different levels of noise
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Arbitrary set of sensor locations
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A comparison of C3 using various sets of sensor locations




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