Assembly Automation: Volume 12 Issue 4

Strapline:

The international journal of assembly technology and management
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Table of contents

BEHAVIOUR‐BASED ASSEMBLY

Chris A. Malcolm

This article introduces the current research programme in assembly robotics at the department of artificial intelligence at Edinburgh University. Our research is primarily…

AUTOMATIC DOOR LATCH ASSEMBLY AT ROCKWELL

Jack Hollingum

An automated assembly line with eight machines and 22 SCARA robots is producing 25 types of motor‐car door‐latches at a rate which is approaching 600 an hour at the…

ABB‐LINKMAN CLASSIC CONTROLS CEMENT KILN LIKE AN EXPERT

David W. Haspel

This article concerns the application of rule‐ and knowledge‐based techniques to the control and optimization of industrial processes. It is based on work initiated by…

LUCAS ASSEMBLY & TEST SYSTEMS: ITS ALL IN THE NAME

Gunter Wittenberg

The business which became Lucas Assembly & Test Systems in 1992 has its origins in a company established in 1930 to deal in garage tools and equipment. It now comprises…

EXPERTS CO‐OPERATE FOR FLEXIBLE ASSEMBLY

Nigel W. Hardy

Knowledge‐based programming has provided a paradigm for the development of more effective and robust systems in a variety of fields. Its application to flexible assembly…

ASSEMBLY LINE SHOWS BLACK & DECKER'S NEW STRATEGY

Jack Hollingum

A new, highly flexible assembly line, built for Black & Decker by ADM Automation, is the first outcome of a radically changed approach to product assembly by the portable…

ISSN:

0144-5154

Online date, start – end:

1980 – 2022

Copyright Holder:

Emerald Publishing Limited

Editor:

  • Prof Hong Qiao