In the effort of quality assured product design and implementation, a reliable 3D manufacturing variation propagation model for multi-station machining processes (MMPs) is a key enabler to evaluate the output of geometric and dimensional product quality. Recently, the extension of the stream-of-variation (SoV) methodology provides quality engineers with a tool to model the propagation of machining-induced variations, together with fixture- and datum-induced variations, along multiple stations in MMPs. In this chapter, we present a generic framework of building the extended SoV model for MMPs. Its application in manufacturing process planning is introduced and demonstrated in detail through a 3D case study.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Title of host publication||Statistical and Computational Techniques in Manufacturing|
|Publisher||Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg|
|Number of pages||45|
|ISBN (Print)||9783642258596, 3642258581, 9783642258589|
|Publication status||Published - Sep 1 2013|
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