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|Title:||An innovative and practical design automation system for progressive dies|
Progressive die design
|Source:||Zhang, W.Z., Jiang, R.D., Cheok, B.T., Nee, A.Y.C. (2002). An innovative and practical design automation system for progressive dies. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part B: Journal of Engineering Manufacture 216 (12) : 1611-1619. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1243/095440502321016341|
|Abstract:||This paper describes an innovative approach for the design automation of progressive dies. The die design is modelled as a process to design its die functions. A template concept used to realize the die structure for a die function is proposed in the paper. A user begins by defining the geometric and stamping features of a sheet metal part. The geometric and feature information is processed and stored in a knowledge-based system. After automatic unfolding and nesting operations, the stamping process is interactively staged. Thereafter, a model-based approach takes over and generates the knowledge-based description of the die. Using special semantics to describe the die topology and assembly relations, a three-dimensional solid model of the entire die assembly is generated from the die description knowledge base. This system is able to produce three-dimensional strip layout, three-dimensional die components and assembly, and annotated two-dimensional production drawings. It significantly improves stamping die design productivity and accuracy, which is achieved through the capturing and processing of die design knowledge.|
|Source Title:||Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part B: Journal of Engineering Manufacture|
|Appears in Collections:||Staff Publications|
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