Performance Distribution Analysis and Robust Design

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Jianmin Zhu

GM Ovonic, 1334 Maplelawn Dr., Troy, MI 48084e-mail: jianminz@hotmail.com

Kwun-Lon Ting

Center for Manufacturing Research, Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville, TN 38505e-mail: kting@tntech.edu

J. Mech. Des 123(1), 11-17 (Feb 01, 2000) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1333095 History: Received February 01, 2000
Copyright © 2001 by ASME
Topics: Design
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Sensitivity distribution of performance (n=3)
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An elliptical cylindroid (n=3)
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Tolerance space and feasible space for n=2
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Two feasible spaces with the same size but different orientations. (a) Reduced tolerance space Sta can cover more feasible space Sfa so the design is robust. (b) Reduced tolerance space Stb can cover less feasible space Stb, so the design is not robust.
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Rigid body guidance of four bar linkage
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Tolerance-Yield relation



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