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RESEARCH PAPERS: Design Automation Papers

Use of Figures of Merit in Computer-Aided Material and Manufacturing Process Selection

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D. C. Miaw, W. R. D. Wilson

Mechanical Engineering Department, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Mass. 01003

J. Mech. Des 104(4), 806-812 (Oct 01, 1982) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3256440 History: Received June 17, 1981; Online November 17, 2009

Abstract

An interactive computer program to aid a designer in selecting candidate manufacturing process and material combinations for a part is described. The program uses a twelve-digit code to eliminate unsuitable combinations from consideration and to rank the remainder using numerical figures of merit.

Copyright © 1982 by ASME
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