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Automating GD&T Schema for Mechanical Assemblies

Abstract Parts are always manufactured with deviations from their nominal geometry due to many reasons such as inherent inaccuracies in the machine tools and environmental conditions. It is a designer job to devise a proper tolerance scheme to allow reasonable freedom to a manufacturer for imperfections without compromising performance. It takes years of experience and strong practical knowledge of the device function, manufacturing process and GD&T standards for a designer to create a good tolerance scheme. There is almost no theoretical resource to help designers in GD&T synthesis. As a result, designers often create inconsistent and incomplete tolerance schemes that lead to high assembly scrap rates. Auto-Tolerancing project was started i... (more)
Created Date 2016
Contributor Hejazi, Sayed Mohammad (Author) / Shah, Jami J (Advisor) / Davidson, Joseph K (Committee member) / Hansford, Dianne (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Mechanical engineering / Automation / Digital Design / GD&T / Tolerance synthesis
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 138 pages
Language English
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Note Masters Thesis Mechanical Engineering 2016
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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