Precision Machine Design

Author: Alexander H. Slocum
Publisher: Society of Manufacturing Engineers
ISBN: 9780872634923
Release Date: 1992
Genre: Technology & Engineering

This book is a comprehensive engineering exploration of all the aspects of precision machine design—both component and system design considerations for precision machines. It addresses both theoretical analysis and practical implementation providing many real-world design case studies as well as numerous examples of existing components and their characteristics. Fast becoming a classic, this book includes examples of analysis techniques, along with the philosophy of the solution method. It explores the physics of errors in machines and how such knowledge can be used to build an error budget for a machine, how error budgets can be used to design more accurate machines.

Introduction to Precision Machine Design and Error Assessment

Author: Samir Mekid
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9780849378874
Release Date: 2008-12-23
Genre: Technology & Engineering

While ultra-precision machines are now achieving sub-nanometer accuracy, unique challenges continue to arise due to their tight specifications. Written to meet the growing needs of mechanical engineers and other professionals to understand these specialized design process issues, Introduction to Precision Machine Design and Error Assessment places a particular focus on the errors associated with precision design, machine diagnostics, error modeling, and error compensation. Error Assessment and Control The book begins with a brief overview of precision engineering and applications before introducing error measurements and offering an example of a numerical-controlled machine error assessment. The contributors discuss thermal error sources and transfer, modeling and simulation, compensation, and machine tool diagnostics, and then examine the principles and strategies involved in designing standard-size precision machines. Later chapters consider parallel kinematic machines, the precision control techniques covering linear systems and nonlinear aspects, and various types of drives, actuators, and sensors required for machines. Case studies and numerous diagrams and tables are provided throughout the book to clarify material. A Window Into the Future of High-Precision Manufacturing Achieving ultra-high precision in the manufacture of extremely small devices opens up prospects in several diverse and futuristic fields, while at the same time greatly increases our living standards by offering quality and reliability for conventional products and those on the microscale. With contributions by a team of international experts, this work serves as a comprehensive and authoritative reference for professionals aiming to stay abreast of this developing area.

Foundations of Ultra Precision Mechanism Design

Author: Stuart T. Smith
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781351988582
Release Date: 2017-07-12
Genre: Technology & Engineering

The realm of ultra precision mechanisms, for example in controlling motion to small fractions of a micrometer, is encroaching into many fields of technology. This book aims to provide a bridge for those moving from either an engineering or physics background towards the challenges offered by ultraprecision mechanisms. Using case study examples, this book provides a guide to basic techniques and gives technical, analytical and practical information.

Precision Manufacturing

Author: David Dornfeld
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9780387682082
Release Date: 2007-11-22
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Precision Manufacturing provides an introduction to precision engineering for manufacturing. With an emphasis on design and performance of precision machinery for manufacturing – machine tool elements and structure, sources of error, precision machining processes and process models sensors for process monitoring and control, metrology, actuators, and machine design. This book will be of interest to design engineers, quality engineers and manufacturing engineers, academics and those who may or may not have previous experience with precision manufacturing, but want to learn more.

Precision Machining Technology

Author: Peter J. Hoffman
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305176676
Release Date: 2014-02-28
Genre: Education

Packed with detailed examples and illustrations, PRECISION MACHINING TECHNOLOGY, 2e delivers the ideal introduction to today's machine tool industry, equipping readers with a solid understanding of fundamental and intermediate machining skills. Completely aligned with the National Institute of Metalworking Skills (NIMS) Machining Level I Standard, the book fully supports the achievement of NIMS credentials. It also carries NIMS' exclusive endorsement and recommendation for use in NIMS-accredited Machining Programs. More comprehensive than ever, the Second Edition includes new coverage of cutting tools, teamwork, leadership, and more. The book continues to provide an emphasis on safety throughout as it offers thorough coverage of such topics as the basics of hand tools, job planning, benchwork, layout operations, drill press, milling and grinding processes, and CNC. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Exact Constraint

Author: Douglass L. Blanding
Publisher: American Society of Mechanical Engineers
ISBN: UOM:39015042087703
Release Date: 1999-01-01
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Exact Constraint: Machine Design Using Kinematic Principles gives you a unique and powerful set of rules and techniques to facilitate the design of any type or size of machine. You learn the kinematic design techniques known as constraint pattern analysis. This method, widely used by designers of precision instruments, enables you to visualize the constraints and degrees of freedom of a mechanical connection as patterns of lines in space. By recognizing these line patterns (found in all types of machinery), you will better understand the way a machine will work - or will not work - in an entirely new domain.

Fundamental Principles of Engineering Nanometrology

Author: Richard Leach
Publisher: William Andrew
ISBN: 1437778321
Release Date: 2009-09-03
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Fundamental Principles of Engineering Nanometrology provides a comprehensive overview of engineering metrology and how it relates to micro and nanotechnology (MNT) research and manufacturing. By combining established knowledge with the latest advances from the field, it presents a comprehensive single volume that can be used for professional reference and academic study. Provides a basic introduction to measurement and instruments Thoroughly presents numerous measurement techniques, from static length and displacement to surface topography, mass and force Covers multiple optical surface measuring instruments and related topics (interferometry, triangulation, confocal , variable focus, and scattering instruments) Explains, in depth, the calibration of surface topography measuring instruments (traceability; calibration of profile and areal surface texture measuring instruments; uncertainties) Discusses the material in a way that is comprehensible to even those with only a limited mathematical knowledge

Diamond Turn Machining

Author: R. Balasubramaniam
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781351651998
Release Date: 2017-09-01
Genre: Technology & Engineering

The goal of this book is to familiarize professionals, researchers, and students with the basics of the Diamond Turn Machining Technology and the various issues involved. The book provides a comprehensive knowledge about various aspects of the technology including the background, components of the machine, mechanism of material removal, application areas, relevant metrology, and advances taking place in this domain. Solved and unsolved examples are provided in each of the areas which will help the readers to practice and get familiarized with that particular area of the Diamond Turn Machining process.

Micro Cutting

Author: Dehong Huo
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118536612
Release Date: 2013-07-30
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Micro-Cutting: Fundamentals and Applications comprehensively covers the state of the art research and engineering practice in micro/nano cutting: an area which is becoming increasingly important, especially in modern micro-manufacturing, ultraprecision manufacturing and high value manufacturing. This book provides basic theory, design and analysis of micro-toolings and machines, modelling methods and techniques, and integrated approaches for micro-cutting. The fundamental characteristics, modelling, simulation and optimization of micro/nano cutting processes are emphasized with particular reference to the predictabilty, producibility, repeatability and productivity of manufacturing at micro and nano scales. The fundamentals of micro/nano cutting are applied to a variety of machining processes including diamond turning, micromilling, micro/nano grinding/polishing, ultraprecision machining, and the design and implementation of micro/nano cutting process chains and micromachining systems. Key features • Contains contributions from leading global experts • Covers the fundamental theory of micro-cutting • Presents applications in a variety of machining processes • Includes examples of how to implement and apply micro-cutting for precision and micro-manufacturing Micro-Cutting: Fundamentals and Applications is an ideal reference for manufacturing engineers, production supervisors, tooling engineers, planning and application engineers, as well as machine tool designers. It is also a suitable textbook for postgraduate students in the areas of micro-manufacturing, micro-engineering and advanced manufacturing methods.

Machining Dynamics

Author: Kai Cheng
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9781846283680
Release Date: 2008-10-26
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Machining dynamics play an essential role in the performance of the machine tools and machining processes which directly affect the removal rate, workpiece surface quality and dimensional and form accuracy. Machining Dynamics: Fundamentals and Applications will be bought by advanced undergraduate and postgraduate students studying manufacturing engineering and machining technology in addition to manufacturing engineers, production supervisors, planning and application engineers, and designers.

Machine Designers Reference

Author: Jen Marrs
ISBN: 0831134437
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Computers

Annotation FOR RELEASES 2003-2009.This unique reference was written with the intention that users can learn SolidWorks on their own with little or no outside help. Unlike other books of its kind, it begins at a very basic level and ends at a fairly advanced level. Its perfect for anyone enrolled in Engineering and Technology programs, as well as professionals interested in learning SolidWorks.Includes advanced topics in three new chapters-Using Swept Boss/Base, Plane, and Lofted Boss/Base commands; Using COSMOSXpress; Using the Cam mechanical mate command.Provides step-by-step instructions along with numerous illustrations.Commands are shown in bold for those who would rather not read every word of instruction.Includes graphic illustration for each step for those who would rather learn visually.Contains small notes on most illustrations to further clarify instructions.

Precision Spindle Metrology

Author: Eric R. Marsh
Publisher: DEStech Publications, Inc
ISBN: 9781605950037
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Technology & Engineering

This volume is a revised version of the original, which is the chief introduction to the fundamental concepts and technology of measuring spindle motion. The new edition has been updated with clearer examples and explanations, as well as improved illustrations. The book furnishes the mathematical tools to understand--and correct--various kinds of motion and rotational errors. Using case studies and practical examples, the author explains how to set up devices for measuring spindle motion. The book then presents a detailed analysis of precision spindle metrology data and demonstrates how the data can be utilized to understand and improve the performance of spindle-based machinery, measured to the nanometer level. About the Author: Dr. Eric Marsh is a professor in the Mechanical Engineering Department of Penn State University. He holds a doctorate from MIT where he worked in the precision engineering group of Professor Alexander Slocum. Dr. Marsh's current work focuses on spindle metrology, ball bearing metrology, and precision grinding, including novel ways of monitoring the grinding of glasses and ceramics.

The Theory and Practice of Worm Gear Drives

Author: Ilés Dudás
Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann
ISBN: 9780080542744
Release Date: 2005-11-04
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Worm gears are special gears that resemble screws, and can be used to drive other gears. Worm gears, enable two non-touching shafts in a machine to mesh (join) together. This publication, unique in that it combines both theoretical and practical design aspects, including the latest results of research and development, provides detailed treatment of the theory and production of worm drives, as well as the overarching subject of production geometry of helicoidal surfaces. Included are mathematical models for a number of practical applications; a description of dressing equipment required; treatment of inspection and measurement; the use of intelligent systems; worm gearing for power transmission; selection criteria. · Covers theory and practice of the production and use of these common machine elements · Ideal for researchers and engineers dealing with mechanical drives, gears and manufacturing · The first single volume text in this diverse field

Precision Engineering

Author: V. C. Venkatesh
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071548281
Release Date: 2008-03-16
Genre: Technology & Engineering

The Latest Techniques of Ultra-Precise Manufacturing for Creating Mechanical, Electronic, and Optical Products Precision Engineering gives expert guidance on the application of manufacturing to micro and nano levels, using state-of-the-art miniaturization technology. The book fully explores these new in-demand techniques, providing clear explanations of precision engineering fundamentals, the theory and design of precision machines, and the mechanics of ultra-precise machining. Filled with over 200 skills-building illustrations, this vital engineering resource examines topics ranging from atomic bit processes for manufacturing and atomic scanning and electronic and optical microscopy. You will find timely information on the tool materials for precision machining...the mechanics of materials cutting...advances in precision grinding...ultra-precision machine elements...rolling element, hydrodynamic, and hydrostatic bearings...gas lubricated bearings... microelectromechanical systems (MEMS)...and much more. Presenting practical know-how on everything required to create actual products, Precision Engineering features: A full account of tool materials for precision engineering The latest methods of precision grinding Detailed analysis of ultra-precise machine elements In-depth coverage of microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) Inside This Cutting-Edge Guide to Precision Engineering Methods • Tool Materials for Precision Machining • Mechanics of Materials Cutting • Advances in Precision Grinding • Ultra-Precision Machine Elements • Rolling Element, Hydrodynamic, and Hydrostatic Bearings • Gas Lubricated Bearings • Microelectromechanical Systems (MEMS)

Principles of Modern Grinding Technology

Author: W. Brian Rowe
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 0815520190
Release Date: 2009-06-16
Genre: Technology & Engineering

The book is aimed at practitioners, engineers, researchers, students and teachers. The approach is direct, concise and authoritative. Progressing through each major element of the grinding system and then on to machine developments and process control, the reader becomes aware of all aspects of operation and design. Trends are described demonstrating key features. Coverage includes abrasives and super-abrasives, wheel design, dressing technology, machine accuracy and productivity, grinding machine design, high-speed grinding technology, cost optimization, ultra-precision grinding, process control developments, vibration control, coolants and fluid delivery. Trends in high precision and high speed grinding are explored Principles underlying improvements in machines and processes are explained Numerically worked examples give scale to essential process parameters Recent research findings and original contributions to knowledge are included A number of ultra-precision grinding machine developments are included