Assembly Automation: Volume 29 Issue 3

Strapline:

The international journal of assembly technology and management
Subjects:

Table of contents - Special Issue: Rapid Prototyping and Rapid Manufacturing

Innovations and applications of the Cybaman replicator from Traki‐iski Ltd

Christine Connolly

The purpose of this paper is to study the features and capabilities of a computer‐aided design (CAD)‐based programmable manipulator for subtractive and additive manufacturing.

Shape‐memory materials: a review of technology and applications

Robert Bogue

The purpose of this paper is to provide a review of the technology and applications of shape‐memory materials (SMMs).

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An optimal tolerance allocation model for assemblies with consideration of manufacturing cost, quality loss and reliability index

Yuan Mao Huang, Ching‐Shin Shiau

The purpose of this paper is to provide an optimal tolerance allocation model for assemblies with consideration of the manufacturing cost, the quality loss, the design…

Comparing speed to complete progressively more difficult mobile robot paths between human tele‐operators and humans with sensor‐systems to assist

David Sanders

The purpose of this paper is to investigate the effect on time to complete a task depending on how a human operator interacts with a mobile‐robot. Interaction is…

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Research on assembly sequence planning based on genetic simulated annealing algorithm and ant colony optimization algorithm

Hongbo Shan, Shenhua Zhou, Zhihong Sun

The purpose of this paper is to propose a novel method under the name of genetic simulated annealing algorithm (GSAA) and ant colony optimization (ACO) algorithm for…

Assembly on moving production line based on sensor fusion

Heping Chen, George Zhang, William Eakins, Thomas Fuhlbrigge

The purpose of this paper is to develop an intelligent robot assembly system for the moving production line. Moving production lines are widely used in many manufacturing…

Monitoring and controlling the complex product assembly executive process via mobile agents and RFID tags

Huibin Sun, Zhiyong Chang, Rong Mo

The purpose of this paper is to solve the asynchrony problem between the logistics stream and the information stream in the complex product assembly executive process.

Micropositioning control of smart shape‐memory alloy‐based actuators

E. Asua, V. Etxebarria, A. Garcia, J. Feuchtwange

The purpose of this paper is to focus on the use of a nickel‐titanium (nitinol) shape memory alloy (SMA) wire (capable of showing strains of up to 8 per cent) as the…

Distributed parallel virtual assembly environment for automobile development

Zhen Xijin, Wu Dianliang, Fan Xiumin, Hu Yong

Automobile development needs more and more collaborative work involving geographical dispersed designers, that brings difficulty for model verification, conception review…

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ISSN:

0144-5154

Online date, start – end:

1980 – 2022

Copyright Holder:

Emerald Publishing Limited

Editor:

  • Prof Hong Qiao