0
TECHNICAL PAPERS

Generalized Kinematic Modeling of Reconfigurable Machine Tools

[+] Author and Article Information
Yong-Mo Moon, Sridhar Kota

Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48019

J. Mech. Des 124(1), 47-51 (Jun 01, 1998) (5 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1424892 History: Received June 01, 1998
Copyright © 2002 by ASME
Your Session has timed out. Please sign back in to continue.

References

Rogers,  G. G., and Bottaci,  L., 1997, “Modular Production Systems: A New Manufacturing Paradigm,” J. Intell. Manuf, 8, pp. 147–156.
Owent et al.
Shinno,  H., and Ito,  Y., 1981, “Structural Description of Machine Tools” (1st report, Description method and some Application), Bull. JSME, 24, No. 187, pp. 251–258.
Shinno,  H., and Ito,  Y., 1981, “Structural Description of Machine Tools” (2nd report, Evaluation of structural similarity), Bull. JSME, 24, No. 187, pp. 259–265.
Shinno, H., and Ito, Y., 1984, “A Proposed Generating Method for the Structural Configuration of Machine Tools,” ASME paper 84-WA/Prod-22.
Shinno,  H., and Ito,  Y., 1987, “Computer Aided Concept Design for Structural Configuration of Machine Tools: Variant Design Using Direct Graph,” Transactions of the ASME, 109, pp. 372–376.
Yan,  H.-S., and Chen,  F.-C., 1998, “Configuration Synthesis of Machining Centers Without Tool Changers,” Mech. Mach. Theory, 33, No. 1/2, pp. 197–212.
Chen,  F.-C., and Yan,  H.-S., 1999, “Configuration Synthesis of Machining Centers With Tool Change Mechanisms,” Machine Tools & Manufacture, 39, pp. 273–295.
Ouyang,  M.-A., Yi,  C., Li,  C., and Zhou,  J., 1995, “Intelligent Layout for Modular Design of Machine Tools,” SPIE, 2620, pp. 547–552.
Paredis, C. J. J., and Khosla, P. K., 1993, “Synthesis Methodology For Task Based Reconfiguration of Modular Manipulator Systems,” Proceedings of the 6th International Symposium on Robotics Research, pp. 2–5.
Chen, I.-M., 1994, “Theory and Application of Modular Reconfigurable Robot Systems,” Ph.D. Dissertation, California Institute of Technology, USA.
Bottema, O., and Roth, B., 1979, Theoretical Kinematics, North-Holland Pub. Co., New York.
Murray, R. M., Li, Z., and Sastry, S. S., 1994, A Mathematical Introduction to Robotic Manipulation, CRC Press, USA.
Suhner, initial 1996, “Automation Expert,” a product catalog from SUHNER.

Figures

Grahic Jump Location
Conceptual Design of a Reconfigurable Machine Tool; (a) initial configuration; (b) after reconfiguration
Grahic Jump Location
An Overview of the Automated Design Methodology
Grahic Jump Location
Universal Support Module
Grahic Jump Location
Part to be Machined; (a) Part geometry; (b) Operation plan and interpretation
Grahic Jump Location
Systematic Selection and Generation of Alternate Machine Tool Designs; (a) Solution graph showing alternate solution paths. The thick-lined path is the design shown in Fig. 5(b). (b) A synthesized solution.

Tables

Errata

Discussions

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