An Adaptive Statistically Based Controller for Through-Feed Centerless Grinding

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Richard W. Cowan, Thomas R. Kurfess

Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30332

Daniel J. Schertz

The Torrington Company, Manufacturing Development Center, Norcross, GA 30093

J. Manuf. Sci. Eng 123(3), 380-386 (Nov 01, 2000) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1381398 History: Received July 01, 1999; Revised November 01, 2000
Copyright © 2001 by ASME
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Compensation with 3s accuracy
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Compensating between the min. and max. cases
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Statistically based control of the Viking grinder
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The process with linear trend highlighted
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Upsetting the process with a positive offset
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Centerless grinder schematic
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Compensation considering x̄ and s
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Compensation using c as a decision point
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Error as a function of c
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Upsetting the process with a negative offset




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