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Improved Algorithm for Tolerance-Based Stiffness Optimization of Machining Fixtures

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José F. Hurtado, Shreyes N. Melkote

The George W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30332

J. Manuf. Sci. Eng 123(4), 720-730 (May 01, 2001) (11 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1403446 History: Received March 01, 2000; Revised May 01, 2001
Copyright © 2001 by ASME
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Pin-array type flexible fixtures: (left) flexible workpiece support for automatic machining lines (U.S. Patent 4,936,560), (right) flexible tooling apparatus (U.S. Patent 5,722,646)
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(a) Pin-array type locators and clamps (b) equivalent locators and reaction forces (c) fixture stiffness model-Example 1
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(a) Hydraulic clamp (b) model of the clamp normal stiffness
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Stiffness optimization flowchart
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Rigid body motion of the workpiece
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Design variables of the array of pins
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Top view of a 4-2-1 dedicated machining fixture-Example 2
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Equivalent locators, contact and machining forces acting on the workpiece-Example 2

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