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Manufacturing Process Selection Handbook

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ISBN-10: 0080993605

ISBN-13: 9780080993607

Edition: 2013

Authors: K. G. Swift, J. D. Booker

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The selection of suitable manufacturing processes is an essential part of the design process but it is often secondary to the choice of component form and shape, regularly resulting in late engineering changes, high costs and compromised quality. Novice design engineers in particular lack the wide experience of different manufacturing processes such as casting, forming, machining, fabrication and joining of materials needed to make an informed, appropriate and cost-effective manufacturing choice from the breadth of possibilities for a particular design. Building on content from the authors' earlier introductory Process Selection, 2e guide, this expanded handbook fills the knowledge gap…    
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Book details

List price: $68.99
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology
Publication date: 4/18/2013
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 456
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.134
Language: English

Professor Ken Swift is the Lucas Professor of Manufacturing Systems Engineering at University of Hull, UK. Following decades of research and collaboration with leading manufacturing groups worldwide, his current research interests include capability analysis and probabilistic design, flexible assembly and inspection systems. He has received numerous awards and prizes in the area of design and manufacturing, including the Donald Julius Groen Prize, awarded for a paper on manufacturing process selection in the IMechE Journal of Engineering Manufacture.

Dr Julian Booker is Reader in Design and Manufacture at University of Bristol, UK, and a recognized expert in product design and process engineering. Working closely with industry, his research interests include the development and industrial implementation of design methods for manufacture, assembly, quality and reliability improvement, and the structural integrity of frictional machine elements using simulation and experimental methods.

Introduction to the Handbook
The Economic Case for Manufacturing Process Selection
Manufacturing Process Information for Designers
This Handbook, its Objectives and Strategy
Outline Process for Design for Manufacture and Assembly
Classification of Materials and Processes
Process Selection Strategy Overview
PRIMA Structure
Definitions for Geometrical Characteristics
Process Selection Strategies and Case Studies
Manufacturing Process Selection
Selection Strategy
Case Studies
Rapid Prototyping Process Selection
Selection Strategy
Case Study - Prototype Turgo Turbine
Surface Engineering Process Selection
Selection Strategy
Case Study - Fatigue Life Improvement of a Shaft
Assembly System Selection
Selection Strategy
Case Studies
Joining Process Selection
Selection Strategy
Case Studies
Casting Processes
Sand Casting
Shell Moulding
Gravity Die Casting
Pressure Die Casting
Centrifugal Casting
Investment Casting
Ceramic Mould Casting
Plaster Mould Casting
Squeeze Casting
Forming Processes
Cold Forming
Cold Heading
Superplastic Forming
Sheet-metal Shearing
Sheet-metal Forming
Powder Metallurgy
Metal Injection Moulding
Continuous Extrusion (Metals)
Plastics and Composites Processing
Injection Moulding
Reaction Injection Moulding
Compression Moulding
Resin Transfer Moulding
Vacuum Forming
Blow Moulding
Rotational Moulding
Contact Moulding
Continuous Extrusion (Plastics)
Machining Processes
Turning and Boring
Planing and Shaping
Non-traditional Machining Processes
Electrical Discharge Machining (EDM)
Electrochemical Machining (ECM)
Electron Beam Machining (EBM)
Laser Beam Machining (LBM)
Chemical Machining (CM)
Ultrasonic Machining (USM)
Abrasive Jet Machining (AJM)
Rapid Prototyping Processes
Stereolithography (SLA)
3D Printing (3DP)
Selective Laser Sintering (SLS)
Laminated Object Manufacturing (LOM)
Fused Deposition Modelling (FDM)
Surface Engineering Processes
Ion Implantation
Thermal Hardening
Shot Peening
Chemical Vapour Deposition (CVD)
Physical Vapour Deposition (PVD)
Electroless Nickel
Hot Dip Coating
Thermal Spraying
Assembly Systems
Manual Assembly
Flexible Assembly
Dedicated Assembly
Joining Processes
Tungsten Inert-gas Welding (TIG)
Metal Inert-gas Welding (MIG)
Manual Metal Arc Welding (MMA)
Submerged Arc Welding (SAW)
Electron Beam Welding (EBW)
Laser Beam Welding (LBW)
Plasma Arc Welding (PAW)
Resistance Welding
Solid-state Welding
Thermit Welding (TW)
Gas Welding (GW)
Thermoplastic Welding
Adhesive Bonding
Mechanical Fastening
Component Costing
Basic Processing Cost (P<sub>c</sub>)
Relative Cost Coefficient (R<sub>c</sub>)
Material to Process Suitability (C<sub>mp</sub>)
Shape Complexity (C<sub>c</sub>)
Section Coefficient (C<sub>s</sub>)
Tolerance (C<sub>t</sub>) and Surface Finish (C<sub>f</sub>) Coefficients
Material Cost (M<sub>c</sub>)
Model Validation
Case Studies
Car Headlight Trimscrew
Pivot Pin
Spark Plug Body
Control Valve Sleeve
Bespoke Costing Development
Basic Processing Cost (P<sub>c</sub>)
Addition of P<sub>c</sub> Data for a New Manufacturing Process
Relative Cost Coefficient (R<sub>c</sub>)
Addition of R<sub>c</sub> Data for a New Manufacturing Process
Assembly Costing
Assembly Costing Model
Component Handling Analysis
Component Fitting Analysis
Assembly Structure Diagram
Case Studies
Staple Remover
Floppy Disk
Guidelines for Design for Manufacture (DFM)
Guidelines for Design for Assembly (DFA)
Functional Analysis
Weld Joint Design Configurations
Blank Component Costing Table
Blank Assembly Costing Table
British Standards
Design- and Manufacture-related Websites