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Part of the Lecture Notes on Multidisciplinary Industrial Engineering Series
This book introduces readers to various tools and techniques for the design of precision, miniature products, assemblies and associated manufacturing processes. In particular, it focuses on precision mechanisms, robotic devices and their control strategies, together with case studies. In the context of manufacturing process, the book highlights micro/nano machining/forming processes using non-conventional energy sources such as lasers, EDM (electro-discharge machining), ECM (electrochemical machining), etc. Techniques for achieving optimum performance in process modeling, simulation and optimization are presented. The applications of various research tools such as FEM (finite element method), neural networks, genetic algorithms, etc. to product-process design and optimization are illustrated through case studies. The state-of-the-art material presented here provides valuable directions for product development and future research work in this area. The contents of this book will be of use to researchers and industry professionals alike.
|Publication date:||19th April 2018|
|Author:||Sanjay S. Pande|
|Publisher:||Springer Verlag, Singapore|
|Categories:||Precision instruments manufacture, Tool making, Technical design, Reliability engineering,|
Dr. S. S. Pande is a Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai, India. He was a Visiting Professor at the University of Cincinnati, USA. His research interests include Computer-Aided Design and Manufacturing (CAD/CAM) with a focus on Manufacturing Process Modelling, Simulation and Optimization, Algorithms for Additive Manufacturing, CNC (Computer Numerical Control) Machining and Computational Metrology, Artificial Intelligence Techniques and Internet-based Collaborative Product Development. He has published 140 research papers in international journals and has authored a book titled Computer Graphics and Product Modelling for CAD/CAM published by Alpha Science (UK)/Narosa (India). He ...More About Sanjay S. Pande