Modeling Variation Propagation of Multi-Station Assembly Systems With Compliant Parts

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Jaime Camelio, S. Jack Hu

Department of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109e-mail: jackhu@umich.edu

Dariusz Ceglarek

Department of Industrial Engineering, The University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53706e-mail: darek@engr.wisc.edu

J. Mech. Des 125(4), 673-681 (Jan 22, 2004) (9 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1631574 History: Received July 01, 2001; Revised April 01, 2003; Online January 22, 2004
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Right side body structure
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Mesh of a simplified model for the right side frame
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Multi-station assembly example: right side structure (FEM models)
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Simulation results for the side structure
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Deviation propagation in a multi-station system
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Sheet metal assembly process
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Re-location and assembly process
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Locating process from station (k−1) to station (k)
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Position welding gun variation impact
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Multi-station assembly modeling methodology



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