Assembly Automation: Volume 28 Issue 3


The international journal of assembly technology and management

Table of contents - Special Issue: Intelligent predictive assembley

Guest Editors: Dr Christoph Hanisch

Evolvability and the intangibles

Christoph Hanisch, Gebhard Munz

The purpose of this paper is to look at production and the installation of production lines, and question how to reduce investment for installation and how to organize the…

Design for assembly

Zulki Khan

The purpose of this paper is to explain the growing importance of design for assembly (DFA) and design for test (DFT) for compact medical electronics products.


New inventions and innovative assembly system integrators are the highlights of the 2007 assembly technology expo

Richard Bloss

The purpose of this paper is to review the 2007 ATExpo Show and related Electronics Assembly Show, Quality, PlasTec and National Manufacturing Week Shows held jointly in Chicago.

Self‐assembly: a review of recent developments

Robert Bogue

The purpose of this paper is to provide a review of recent progress in self‐assembly technology, principally in the microelectronics context.


Precise manipulation approach to facilitate interactive modular fixture assembly design in a virtual environment

Peng Gaoliang, He Xu, Yu Haiquan, Hou Xin, Khalil Alipour

The virtual design environment offers users an opportunity to interact with a virtual prototyping rather than physical models and to build a fixture configuration in a…

Modeling and analysis of compliant sheet metal assembly variation

Kuigang Yu, Sun Jin, Xinmin Lai, Yanfeng Xing

Material variation is inevitable in volume production, especially the sheet metal thickness variation, which influences part stiffness characteristic. The purpose of this…

RFID‐enabled systems: a brief review

Yahia Zare Mehrjerdi

The purpose of this paper is to introduce the most important engineering and prominent technology of the day, radio frequency identification (RFID), and the RFID‐enabled…


Design and fabrication of reconstructive mandibular models using fused deposition modeling

Esfandyar Kouhi, Syed Masood, Yos Morsi

Combination of advanced imaging, designing and manufacturing techniques has been rapidly developed in recent years for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes for medical…


In‐house development of low cost automatic IC workcell for BGA solder ball attachment

Kam Fai Dick Tam, Ching Yuen Chan, W.H. Ip, Chi Shing Jackson Tang

The purpose of this paper is to develop a cost effective ball grid array (BGA) workcell for solder ball attachment.




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