Concept of a design support system for form comparison

Qin, Y. and Balendra, R. (2001) Concept of a design support system for form comparison. Journal of Materials Processing Technology, 115 (2). pp. 245-255. ISSN 0924-0136

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Abstract

Research into the influence of machine- and tool-elasticity on the accuracy of formed components requires that the component form is analysed using FEM and measured, perhaps on a co-ordinate measuring machine (CMM), for comparison with the specifications of the component; this comparison would enable the definition of form-errors of the component. A solid modelling strategy, which enables the assessment of manufacturing features of a component within the design cycle, is proposed for nett-shape manufacturing. The approach is supported by an error-evaluation methodology which enables the comparison of the model of the component and the form generated by FE simulation and form-measurement. The integration of the design and assessment is enhanced by the use of an integrated information model which is created by feature extraction and attribute manipulation of solid models.

ORCID iDs

Qin, Y. ORCID logoORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7103-4855 and Balendra, R.;