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Unformatted text preview: INTRODUCTION Tolerancing is one of the most important engineering processes in a product development cycle. The design tolerances of workpiece, however, normally do not provide enough information for determination of process tolerances and production plan. The process planner usually has to go through time-consuming and costly try-anderror process based on experience, best guess, or available production plan information on similar product. As the global competition driving industrial companies to pursue higher quality and lower cost, it is desired that even products developed in small volume can be manufactured with economic mass product mode, i.e., mass customization. This requires optimal production plan to be made rapidly according to the available manufacturing resources. In order to implement mass customization, industries demand more systematic and cost effective approach to assign process tolerances with known design tolerances and manufacturing resources including machines, tools, fixturing plan, and producti...
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This note was uploaded on 08/03/2010 for the course DD 1234 taught by Professor Zczxc during the Spring '10 term at Magnolia Bible.
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