Assembly Automation: Volume 33 Issue 4

Strapline:

The international journal of assembly technology and management
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Table of contents - Special Issue: Smart matierials

3D printing: the dawn of a new era in manufacturing?

Robert Bogue

– This article aims to provide an introduction to 3D printing technology and its applications.

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Innovations like two arms, cheaper prices, easier programming, autonomous and collaborative operation are driving automation deployment in manufacturing and elsewhere

Richard Bloss

The purpose of this paper is to discuss how robot innovations as well as educational experiences are driving the more rapid deployment of automation into the manufacturing…

Mobile monitoring and control framework with active-push and plug-and-play capabilities

Allen Y. Chang, Yu-Yung Li, Min-Hsiung Hung, Ting-Fan Yen

The purpose of this paper is to describe the development of a novel mobile monitoring and control (MC) framework with active-push and plug-and-play capabilities. This…

Advanced gripper development and tests for automated photovoltaic wafer handling

Tim Giesen, Erwin Bürk, Christian Fischmann, Wolfgang Gauchel, Manfred Zindl, Alexander Verl

The purpose of this paper is to provide a technical review of a new Bernoulli gripper development using computed fluid dynamics (CFD) modeling, and also to outline an…

Integrated product design and assembly planning in an augmented reality environment

L.X. Ng, Z.B. Wang, S.K. Ong, A.Y.C. Nee

The purpose of this paper is to present a methodology that integrates design and assembly planning in an augmented reality (AR) environment. Intuitive bare-hand…

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An improved discrete particle swarm optimization algorithm for high-speed trains assembly sequence planning

Mingyu Li, Bo Wu, Pengxing Yi, Chao Jin, Youmin Hu, Tielin Shi

In the high-speed trains (HSTs) production process, assembly sequence planning (ASP) problems is an extremely core issue. ASP problems influence the economic cost, amount…

Synchronisation of a multi-motor speed control system

Hassan Kaghazchi, James Mannion

– The purpose of this research is to compare an industrial ethernet based network (PROFINET Class 1) with a traditional fieldbus network (PROFIBUS).

Locating and clamping of complex geometry workpieces with skewed holes in multiple-constraint conditions

Branko Tadic, Bojan Bogdanovic, Branislav M. Jeremic, Petar M. Todorovic, Ognjan Luzanin, Igor Budak, Djordje Vukelic

– The purpose of this paper is to propose a general model for locating and clamping workpieces of complex geometry with two skewed holes under multiple constraints.

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ISSN:

0144-5154

Online date, start – end:

1980 – 2022

Copyright Holder:

Emerald Publishing Limited

Editor:

  • Prof Hong Qiao