Tolerance Synthesis of Mechanisms: A Robust Design Approach

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Stéphane Caro, Fouad Bennis, Philippe Wenger

Institut de Recherche en Communications et Cybernétique de Nantes,* 1, rue de la Noë, 44321 Nantes, France

J. Mech. Des 127(1), 86-94 (Mar 02, 2005) (9 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1825047 History: Received December 22, 2003; Revised April 23, 2004; Online March 02, 2005
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A robust dimensioning of the 2R manipulator
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Design sensitivity ellipsoid
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Design sensitivity ellipses
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Tolerance synthesis, l=2
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A 2R manipulator and its target ST
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Design variables (l1,l2) corresponding to the same RI2
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The most restrictive ellipsoid and the optimal tolerance box
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Validation of the optimal tolerance box
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The optimal tolerance box is not included in the octahedron



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