Singularity Issues in Fixture Fault Diagnosis for Multi-Station Assembly Processes

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Yu Ding, Abhishek Gupta

Department of Industrial Engineering, Texas A&M University, TAMU 3131, College Station, TX 77843-3131

Daniel W. Apley

Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208-3119

J. Manuf. Sci. Eng 126(1), 200-210 (Mar 18, 2004) (11 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1644549 History: Received February 01, 2003; Online March 18, 2004
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Illustration of a 3-2-1 fixture
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A two-station assembly process (units in mm)
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Diagram of a multi-station discrete-part manufacturing process
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Multiple possibilities of fixture errors due to re-orientation
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A three-panel two-station assembly process
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The performance comparison of variance estimators
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MSE for the linear system with Γ as in Eq. (25)



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