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Monte Carlo Model Applied to Tolerance Analysis of Mechanical Assembly Sets
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Volume 2, 2015
Issue 5 (September)
Pages: 55-58   |   Vol. 2, No. 5, September 2015   |   Follow on         
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Authors
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Helena V. G. Navas, UNIDEMI, Faculty of Sciences and Technology, Universidade NOVA de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal.
Abstract
Tolerancing is an important issue in the quality evaluation of mechanical systems. Tolerancing of an industrial gear assembly set includes dimensioning and accuracy, fits and tolerances, clearances and interferences, accuracy of surface form, accuracy of orientation and location of component features. In this study, dimensional tolerancing of an elementary assembly unit that is part of an industrial gear assembly set was considered. A tolerances attribution was carried out aided by Monte Carlo Model and based on occurrence probability of assembled units acceptance by functional condition criteria. A JAVA program was created for this purpose.
Keywords
Dimensional Tolerancing, Dimensional Analysis, Analysis Model, Dimensional Chain, Monte Carlo Model
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