Assembly Automation: Volume 39 Issue 1


The international journal of assembly technology and management

Table of contents

Synchronous AR assembly assistance and monitoring system based on ego-centric vision

Xuyue Yin, Xiumin Fan, Wenmin Zhu, Rui Liu

Aiming at presenting an interaction-free assembly assistance tool, the purpose of this paper is to propose a synchronous augmented reality (AR) assembly assistance and…

Discriminative bit selection hashing in RGB-D based object recognition for robot vision

Lin Feng, Yang Liu, Zan Li, Meng Zhang, Feilong Wang, Shenglan Liu

The purpose of this paper is to promote the efficiency of RGB-depth (RGB-D)-based object recognition in robot vision and find discriminative binary representations for…

Robust task-space tracking for free-floating space manipulators by cerebellar model articulation controller

Liang Li, Ziyu Chen, Yaobing Wang, Xiaodong Zhang, Ningfei Wang

The purpose of this paper is to solve the tracking problem for free-floating space manipulators (FFSMs) in task space with parameter uncertainties and external disturbance.

Solid riveting process optimization for the reduction of key point distortions caused by locating

Jun Ni, Wuxue Ding

Determinative locating and riveting distortions are highly coupled at assembly locale. Recent methods only take every tested or assumed locating errors at the mating…


Improved ant colony optimization algorithm and its application to solve pipe routing design

Lei Wu, Xue Tian, Hongyan Wang, Qi Liu, Wensheng Xiao

As a kind of NP-hard combinatorial optimization problem, pipe routing design (PRD) is applied widely in modern industries. In the offshore oil and gas industry, a…

Multi-objective multi-facility green manufacturing closed-loop supply chain under uncertain environment

Behzad Karimi, Amir Hossein Niknamfar, Babak Hassan Gavyar, Majid Barzegar, Ali Mohtashami

Today’s, supply chain production and distribution of products to improve the customer satisfaction in the shortest possible time by paying the minimum cost, has become the…

Design and control of a climbing robot for inspection of high mast lighting

Peng Li, Xingguang Duan, Guangli Sun, Xiang Li, Yang Zhou, Yunhui Liu

This paper aims to develop a climbing robot to help people inspect lamps of high-mast lighting.

An RFID and sensor technology-based warehouse center: assessment of new model on a superstore in China

Hao Liu, Zhong Yao, Li Zeng, Jing Luan

Large supermarkets, chain stores and enterprises with large-scale warehousing put forward higher standards and requirements for the automation and informatization of…


Variation analysis driven by small-sample data for compliant aero-structure assembly

Biao Mei, Weidong Zhu, Yinglin Ke, Pengyu Zheng

Assembly variation analysis generally demands probability distributions of variation sources. However, due to small production volume in aircraft manufacturing, especially…

An immune genetic algorithm for simple assembly line balancing problem of type 1

Han-ye Zhang

The purpose of this study is to develop an immune genetic algorithm (IGA) to solve the simple assembly line balancing problem of type 1 (SALBP-1). The objective is to…

A multiple rule-based genetic algorithm for cost-oriented stochastic assembly line balancing problem

Ahad Foroughi, Hadi Gökçen

This research aims to address the cost-oriented stochastic assembly line balancing problem (ALBP) and propose a chance-constrained programming model.

A hybrid artificial fish swam algorithm for disassembly sequence planning considering setup time

Jun Guo, Jingcheng Zhong, Yibing Li, Baigang Du, Shunsheng Guo

To improve the efficiency of end-of-life product’s disassembly process, this paper aims to propose a disassembly sequence planning (DSP) method to reduce additional…

A new type of inner-side working head for automatic drilling and riveting system

Junxia Jiang, Chen Bian, Yunbo Bi, Yinglin Ke

The purpose of this paper is to design, analyze and optimize a new type of inner-side working head for automatic horizontal dual-machine cooperative drilling and riveting…

An improved hybrid flower pollination algorithm for assembly sequence optimization

Atul Mishra, Sankha Deb

Assembly sequence optimization is a difficult combinatorial optimization problem having to simultaneously satisfy various feasibility constraints and optimization…

An approach to generating the sequence of part variant design based on information transfer utility

Xinsheng Xu, Jing Lin, Ying Xiao, Jianzhe Yu, Qing Liu, Jie Geng

Product variant design can only be achieved after all its constituent parts have been implemented by variant design. It is necessary to plan the sequence of part variant…

Distributed adaptive fuzzy tracking algorithms for multiple uncertain mechanical systems

Yanchao Sun, Liangliang Chen, Hongde Qin

This paper aims to investigate the distributed coordinated fuzzy tracking problems for multiple mechanical systems with nonlinear model uncertainties under a directed…

A hybrid conjugated method for assembly sequence generation and explode view generation

M.V.A. Raju Bahubalendruni, Anil Gulivindala, Manish Kumar, Bibhuti Bhusan Biswal, Lakshumu Naidu Annepu

The purpose of this paper is to develop an efficient hybrid method that can collectively address assembly sequence generation (ASG) and exploded view generation (EVG…

Modeling deviation propagation of compliant assembly considering form defects based on basic deviation fields

Yunyong Li, Yong Zhao, Haidong Yu, Xinmin Lai

A new deviation propagation model considering the form defects in compliant assembly process is proposed. The purpose of this paper is to analyze the deviation propagation…



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