Assembly Automation: Volume 29 Issue 4

Strapline:

The international journal of assembly technology and management
Subjects:

Table of contents - Special Issue: Theme title: MEMS and Assembly of MEMS

The fast‐moving world of MEMS technology

Robert Bogue

The purpose of this paper is to provide a technical review of silicon micro‐electromechanical systems (MEMS) technology and its applications.

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Pneumatic modules for automatic applications

Christine Connolly

The purpose of this paper is to explore pneumatic components and the applications they address.

Precision assembly systems for medical devices

Christine Connolly

The purpose of this paper is to describe the approach and technology of various companies making automated assembly equipment for medical devices.

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Measuring the assembly quality from the operator mistake view: a case study

Qiang Su, Lei Liu, Shengjie Lai

The purpose of this paper is to focus on the assembly quality of copier products, specifically, concentrating on the prediction of the operator‐induced assembly defect.

Effectiveness of epoxy staking of fasteners in aerospace applications

S. Salmon, M. Swank, G.D. Janaki Ram, B.E. Stucker, J.A. Palmer

The purpose of this paper is to investigate the effectiveness of locking or staking of fasteners with epoxy material systems to prevent loss of preload in aerospace environments.

Disassembly processes with disassembly matrices and effects of operations

Yuan Mao Huang, Yu‐Chung Liao

The purpose of this paper is to enhance the method developed by previous researchers. In addition to using the combined interference matrix, the combined connection matrix…

Sensor placement strategy for fixture variation diagnosis of compliant sheet metal assembly process

Sun Jin, Kuigang Yu, Xinmin Lai, Yinhua Liu

The purpose of this paper is to focus on optimal sensor placement for the fixture variation diagnosis of compliant sheet metal assembly process. Fixture variations are the…

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RFID technology in product/part tracking during the whole life cycle

Stevan Stankovski, Milovan Lazarević, Gordana Ostojić, Ilija Ćosić, Radenko Puric

The purpose of this paper is to present a new way for identification of products/parts and their tracking during the whole life cycle, from the manufacture and assembly…

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Investigation of butt joint failure mode in sofa frame

Vipul Patel, S.H. Masood, Tim Waterman

The purpose of this paper is to investigate the static behavior of different type of butt joints for application in a timber sofa furniture frame. In timber sofa…

An expert system for automatic design‐for‐assembly

David Sanders, Yong Chai Tan, Ian Rogers, Giles E. Tewkesbury

The purpose of this paper is to present a multi‐expert system that can provide designers with suggestions for improvement. The multi‐expert system can analyse a design and…

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ISSN:

0144-5154

Online date, start – end:

1980 – 2022

Copyright Holder:

Emerald Publishing Limited

Editor:

  • Prof Hong Qiao