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Optimal Module Selection for Preliminary Design of Reconfigurable Machine Tools

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Li Chen, Ashish Macwan

Design and Manufacturing Integration Laboratory, Dept. of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada

Fengfeng (Jeff) Xi

Department of Aerospace Engineering, Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada

J. Manuf. Sci. Eng 127(1), 104-115 (Mar 21, 2005) (12 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1826075 History: Received May 12, 2003; Revised February 26, 2004; Online March 21, 2005
Copyright © 2005 by ASME
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Architecture of the Overall Selection Method
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A Sample Output from the Computer Software Prototype

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