Framework for Cone Feature Measurement Using Coordinate Measuring Machines

[+] Author and Article Information
Chakguy Prakasvudhisarn

Industrial Engineering Program, Sirindhorn International Institute of Technology, Thammasat University, Pathumthani, Thailande-mail: chakguy@siit.tu.ac.th

Shivakumar Raman

202 W. Boyd, Suite 124, CEC, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK 73019e-mail: raman@ou.edu

J. Manuf. Sci. Eng 126(1), 169-177 (Mar 18, 2004) (9 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1644541 History: Received July 01, 2003; Online March 18, 2004
Copyright © 2004 by ASME
Your Session has timed out. Please sign back in to continue.


Liang,  R., Woo,  T. C., and Hsieh,  C. C., 1998, “Accuracy and Time in Surface Measurement, Part 2: Optimal Sampling Sequence,” ASME J. Manuf. Sci. Eng., 120(1), pp. 150–155.
Woo,  T. C., and Liang,  R., 1993, “Dimensional Measurement of Surfaces and Their Sampling,” Comput.-Aided Des., 25(4), pp. 233–239.
Woo,  T. C., Liang,  R., Hsieh,  C. C., and Lee,  N. K., 1995, “Efficient Sampling for Surface Measurements,” J. Manuf. Syst., 14(5), pp. 345–354.
Lee,  G., Mou,  J., and Shen,  Y., 1997, “Sampling Strategy Design for Dimensional Measurement of Geometric Features Using Coordinate Measuring Machine,” Int. J. Mach. Tools Manuf., 37(7), pp. 917–934.
ASME Y14.5M-1994., 1995, Dimensioning and Tolerancing, The American Society of Mechanical Engineers, New York, NY.
Traband,  M. T., Joshi,  S., Wysk,  R. A., and Cavalier,  T. M., 1989, “Evaluation of Straightness and Flatness Tolerances Using the Minimum Zone,” Manufacturing Review, 2(3), pp. 189–195.
Hong,  J. T., Liao,  Y. S., and Fan,  K. C., 1991, “A Computational Geometry Approach to Minimum Zone Evaluation of Straightness,” J. Chin. Inst. Eng., 14(5), pp. 463–470.
Roy,  U., and Zhang,  X., 1992, “Establishment of a Pair of Concentric Circles with the Minimum Radial Separation for Assessing Roundness Error,” Comput.-Aided Des., 24(3), pp. 161–168.
Huang,  S. T., Fan,  K. C., and Wu,  J. H., 1993, “A New Minimum Zone Method for Evaluating Straightness Errors,” Precis. Eng., 15(3), pp. 158–165.
Huang,  S. T., Fan,  K. C., and Wu,  J. H., 1993, “A New Minimum Zone Method for Evaluating Flatness Errors,” Precis. Eng., 15(1), pp. 25–32.
Shunmugam,  M. S., 1986, “On Assessment of Geometric Errors,” Int. J. Prod. Res., 24(2), pp. 413–425.
Shunmugam,  M. S., 1987, “Comparison of Linear and Normal Deviations of Forms of Engineering Surfaces,” Precis. Eng., 9(2), pp. 96–102.
Shunmugam,  M. S., 1987, “New Approach for Evaluating Form Errors of Engineering Surfaces,” Comput.-Aided Des., 19(7), pp. 368–374.
Tsukada,  T., Kanada,  T., and Liu,  S., 1988, “Method for the Evaluation of Form Errors of Conical Tapered Parts,” Precis. Eng., 10(1), pp. 8–12.
Kim, H. M., and Lee, B. C., 1997, “Geometric Form Evaluation of Cone Based on the Minimum Zone Criteria,” Proceedings of the Twelfth Annual Meeting of the American Society of Precision Engineering, ASPE, Norfolk, Virginia, pp. 86–89.
Chatterjee,  G., and Roth,  B., 1998, “Chebychev Approximation Methods for Evaluating Conicity,” Journal of the International Measurement Confederation, 23(2), pp. 63–76.
Menq, C. H., Yau, H. T., Lai, G. Y., and Miller, R. A., 1990, “Statistical Evaluation of Form Tolerances Using Discrete Measurement Data,” American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Production Engineering Division (Publication) PED, Vol. 47, pp. 135–149.
Liang,  R., Woo,  T. C., and Hsieh,  C. C., 1998, “Accuracy and Time in Surface Measurement, Part 1: Mathematical Foundations,” ASME J. Manuf. Sci. Eng., 120(1), pp. 141–149.
Kim,  W. S., and Raman,  S., 2000, “On the Selection of Flatness Measurement Points in Coordinate Measuring Machine Inspection,” Int. J. Mach. Tools Manuf., 40(3), pp. 427–443.
Dowling,  M. M., Griffin,  P. M., Tsui,  K. L., and Zhou,  C., 1997, “Statistical Issues in Geometric Feature Inspection Using Coordinate Measuring Machines,” Technometrics, 39(1), pp. 3–17.
Murthy,  T. S. R., and Abdin,  S. Z., 1980, “Minimum Zone Evaluation of Surfaces,” Int. J. Mach. Tools Des. Res., 20, pp. 123–136.
Roy,  U., 1995, “Computational Methodologies for Evaluating Form and Positional Tolerances in a Computer Integrated Manufacturing System,” Int.J. Adv. Manuf. Tech., 10(2), pp. 110–117.
Chetwynd,  D. G., 1979, “Roundness Measurement Using Limacons,” Precis. Eng., 1(3), pp. 137–141.
Chetwynd,  D. G., 1985, “Applications of Linear Programming to Engineering Metrology,” Proceedings of the Institute of Mechanical Engineers, 199(B2), pp. 93–100.
Carr,  K., and Ferreira,  P., 1995, “Verification of Form Tolerances Part I: Basic Issues, Flatness, and Straightness,” Precis. Eng., 17(2), pp. 131–143.
Carr,  K., and Ferreira,  P., 1995, “Verification of Form Tolerances Part II: Cylindricity and Straightness of a Median Line,” Precis. Eng., 17(2), pp. 144–156.
Wang,  Y., 1992, “Minimum Zone Evaluation of Form Tolerances,” Manufacturing Review, 5(3), pp. 213–220.
Suen,  D. S., and Chang,  C. N., 1997, “Application of Neural Network Interval Regression Method for Minimum Zone Circle Roundness,” Meas. Sci. Technol., 8(3), pp. 245–252.
Sharma,  R., Rajagopal,  K., and Anand,  S., 2000, “A Genetic Algorithm Based Approach for Robust Evaluation of Form Tolerances,” J. Manuf. Syst., 19(1), pp. 46–57.
Cochran, W. G., 1977, Sampling Techniques, 3rd Ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York.
Sukhatme, P. V., and Sukhatme, B. V., 1970, Sampling Theory of Surveys, With Applications, 2nd Ed., Iowa State University Press, Ames, Iowa.
Montgomery, D. C., 1997, Design and Analysis of Experiments, 4th Ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc, New York.
Prakasavudhisarn, C., 2002, “Dimensional Measurement of Conical Features Using Coordinate Metrology,” Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK.
Badar,  A., Raman,  S., and Pulat,  S., 2002, “Intelligent Search-based Selection of Sample Points for Form Error Estimation,” ASME J. Manuf. Sci. Eng., in press.
Malyscheff,  A., Trafalis,  T. B., and Raman,  S., 2002, “From Support Vector Machine Learning to the Determination of the Minimum Enclosing Zone,” Computers and Industrial Engineering, 42(1), pp. 59–74.
Prakasvudhisarn, C., Trafalis, T. B., and Raman, S., 2002, “Determination of the Minimum Enclosing Zone for Straightness and Flatness Using Support Vector Regression,” Proceedings of ANNIE.


Grahic Jump Location
2-way interaction plots
Grahic Jump Location
3-way interaction plots between fitting algorithm, sample size, and sampling strategy
Grahic Jump Location
The projection between a cone and its base circle
Grahic Jump Location
Top view of a conical frustum
Grahic Jump Location
The relationship of cone radius and cone height  
Grahic Jump Location
Assessment of linear conicity error
Grahic Jump Location
Assessment of nonlinear conicity error



Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging and repositioning the boxes below.

Related Journal Articles
Related eBook Content
Topic Collections

Sorry! You do not have access to this content. For assistance or to subscribe, please contact us:

  • TELEPHONE: 1-800-843-2763 (Toll-free in the USA)
  • EMAIL: asmedigitalcollection@asme.org
Sign In