Tolerance Modeling and Analysis

July 15-16, 2002
C.C. Cameron Applied Research Center
University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC

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Session I
Monday, July 15, 8:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

  1. Dean’s Welcome
    Robert E. Johnson (College of Engineering, University of North Carolina at Charlotte)
  2. Assembly Level Tolerancing and Representation Issues (Invited Paper)
    R. Sudarsan (National Institute of Standards and Technology)
    Perspectives/Oral/Abstract/2002 Summer
  3. Comprehensive System for CAD-Based Tolerance Analysis of 2-D and 3-D Mechanical Assemblies (Invited Paper)
    K. W. Chase (Brigham Young University)
    Perspectives/Oral/Abstract/2002 Summer
  4. An Impact of Six-Sigma on Tolerance Accumulation (Invited Paper)
    J. Hurt (Enventive Engineering Company)
    Perspectives/Oral/Abstract/2002 Summer

Session II
Kinematics I
Monday, July 15, 10:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

  1. Tolerance Allocation for Kinematic Couplings
    M. Barraja, R. R. Vallance (University of Kentucky)
    Kinematics I/Oral/Abstract/2002 Summer
  2. Nonlinear Kinematic Tolerance Analysis of Planar Higher Pairs
    E. Sacks, M-H. Kyung (Purdue University)
    Kinematics I/Oral/Abstract/2002 Summer

Session III
Kinematics II
Monday, July 15, 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

  1. Robust Kinematic Synthesis of Mechanical Systems with the Configuration Space Method
    E. Sacks, M-H. Kyung (Purdue University); L. Jokowiczs (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem); and R. Schultheiss (Getrag-Ford Transmissions GmbH Köln)
    Kinematics II/Oral/Abstract/2002 Summer
  2. 3-D Chain Links and Virtual Gauges. Application to Tolerance Analysis
    F. Thiébaut, P. Bourdet (LURPA-E.N.S. de Cachan)
    Kinematics II/Oral/Abstract/2002 Summer
  3. Functional Tolerancing Based on the Influence of Contacts
    B. Anselmetti, F. Thiébaut, B. Mawussi (LURPA-E.N.S. de Cachan)
    Kinematics II/Oral/Abstract/2002 Summer

Session IV
Tolerances and Machine Tools
Monday, July 15, 3:45 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.

  1. Housing Geometry and Tolerance Optimization Considering Thermoelastic Behaviorof a Spindle Bearing System
    S-M. Kim, S-K. Lee (Kwang-Ju Institute of Science & Technology (K-JIST))
    Tolerances and Machine Tools/Oral/Abstract/2002 Summer
  2. Methods for Evaluating Part Tolerance Effects on Material Removal Processes and Machine Capability
    R. P. Callaghan (Independent Quality Labs, Inc.)
    Tolerances and Machine Tools/Oral/Abstract/2002 Summer

Session V
Analyses I
Tuesday, July 16, 8:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.

  1. Tolerance Maps®1: Point-Spaces that Represent Feature Variations Specified by Geometric Tolerances
    J. K. Davidson, J. J. Shah (Arizona State University)
    Analyses I/Oral/Abstract/2002 Summer
  2. Breaking the CAD Mold for Variation Analysis Sake!
    G. W. Cumming, M. Law, J. R. Stoddard, C. G. Glancy (Sigmetrix, LLC)
    Analyses I/Oral/Abstract/2002 Summer
  3. Expanding Traditional Tolerance Analysis into New Applications
    T. Judd, A. V. Huffaker, D. Gallaher, D. Taylor (Cognition Corporation)
    Analyses I/Oral/Abstract/2002 Summer

Session VI
Standards and Such
Tuesday, July 16, 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

  1. On the Origins of the Law of Error Propagation and its Uses
    J. W. Arenberg (TRW Space & Electronics)
    Standards and Such/Oral/Abstract/2002 Summer
  2. Datum Syntax and Semantics in Geometric Tolerancing
    H. B. Voelcker (Cornell University)
    Standards and Such/Oral/Abstract/2002 Summer
  3. Whither 'Size' in Geometric Tolerancing?
    H. B. Voelcker (Cornell University)
    Standards and Such/Oral/Abstract/2002 Summer

Session VII
Panel Discussion on Industrial Needs
Tuesday, July 16, 1:45 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

A forum for suppliers and practitioners to discuss the major theoretical and practical barriers to successful implementation and automation of tolerance analysis throughout the product design and manufacturing process.

Session VIII
Analyses II
Tuesday, July 16, 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

  1. Finding the Relative Motion Space of an Assembly Using the GapSpace Model
    Z. Zou, E. P. Morse (University of North Carolina at Charlotte)
    Analyses II/Oral/Abstract/2002 Summer
  2. Quantifier Notion for Tolerance Sysnthesis
    J-Y. Dantan (LGIPM-E.N.S.A.M. de Metz); L. Mathieu, F. Thiébaut (LURPA-E.N.S. de Cachan); and A. Ballu (LMP-Université Bordeaux)
    Analyses II/Oral/Abstract/2002 Summer
  3. Specification of Non-uniform Profile Tolerance Boundaries
    X. Zhao, T. M. Kethara Pasupathy, R. G. Wilhelm (University of North Carolina at Charlotte)
    Analyses II/Oral/Abstract/2002 Summer