Assembly Automation: Volume 25 Issue 1


The international journal of assembly technology and management

Table of contents - Special Issue: Process Optimisation and Radio Frequency Identification

An integrated approach to sensor engineering

Christine Connolly

This paper reviews some of the applications addressed by a new company that specialises in the integration of sensors on assembly plants.


BMW first to adopt data matrix for engine “track and trace”

John Mortimer

Describes how BMW is implementing data matrix technology to trace and track major engine components.


Swiss collaboration yields novel, automated micro‐optic assembly technique

Robert W. Bogue

This describes a new automated assembly technique, developed by Leica Geosystems and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, which allows the automated precision…

Novel visual sensing systems for overcoming occlusion in robotic assembly

J.Y. Kim

In precision robotic assembly visual sensing techniques have been widely used since they can detect large misalignments and also part's shape at a distance. Develops two…

LTCC technology for cost‐effective packaging of photonic modules

J. Heilala, K. Keränen, J.‐T. Mäkinen, O. Väätäinen, K. Kautio, P. Voho, P. Karioja

The aim of the research was to evaluate the concept that utilizes structured planar substrates based on low temperature co‐fired ceramics (LTCC) as a precision platform…


An assembly sequence‐planning system for mechanical parts using neural network

Cem Sinanoğlu, H. Rıza Börklü

In this paper, an assembly sequence planning system, based on binary vector representations, is developed. The neural network approach has been employed for analyzing…


Optimal design of a flexible transferring system in press automation using fuzzy clustering

Hossein Rouhani, Alireza Fazlirad, Babak N. Araabi, Caro Lucas

Modern day manufacturing has seen the replacement of manual transfer of parts between press machines with automatic transfer systems. Higher automation productivity…

Online cutting stock optimization with prioritized orders

R. Ghodsi, F. Sassani

To have all the required components of batches of product orders ready for timely assembly and delivery, the real time wood strip cutting patterns in a major solid wood…




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