Modular Design for Machine Tools

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  • Copyright: 2008-02-05
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Turn to Modular Design for Machine Tools for a complete guide to designing and building machines using modular design methods. The information and techniques presented in this skills-building book will enable you to shorten machine design time...improve reliability... reduce costs...and simplify service and repair.

Author Biography

Yoshimi Ito is Professor Emeritus of Tokyo Institute ofTechnology. He has written more than 100 research papers and is pastpresident of the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. ix
Terminology and Abbreviationsp. xiii
Nomenclaturep. xix
Conversion Tablep. xxiii
Engineering Guides of Modular Design and Description Methodology of Machine Tools
Basic Knowledge: What Is the Modular Design?p. 3
Definition and Overall View of Modular Designp. 11
Advantageous and Disadvantageous Aspects of Modular Designp. 17
A Firsthand View of Developing History and Representative Applicationsp. 20
Application to TL and FTLp. 27
Application to conventional machine toolsp. 40
Application to NC machine toolsp. 47
Different-kind generating modular designp. 54
Referencesp. 60
Engineering Guides and Future Perspectives of Modular Designp. 63
Four Principles and Further Related Subjectsp. 64
Effective Tools and Methodology for Modular Designp. 72
Classification of Modular Design Including Future Perspectivesp. 76
Modular design being widely employedp. 78
Modular design in the very near future-a symptom of upheaval of new conceptsp. 80
Characteristic Features of Modular Design Being Used in Machine Tools of the Most Advanced Typep. 86
System machinesp. 88
Machining complex and processing complexp. 102
Referencesp. 108
Description of Machine Toolsp. 111
Basic Knowledge about Functional and Structural Description Methodsp. 112
Details of Functional Descriptionp. 115
Details of Structural Descriptionp. 123
Referencesp. 128
Application of Machine Tool Description to Engineering Designp. 131
Application of Functional Descriptionp. 131
Classification of machining centers and its application to marketability analysisp. 131
Analysis of machining function and its application to evaluate compatibility with production systemsp. 135
Automated generation of concept drawingp. 138
Estimation of assembly accuracy in design stagep. 148
Application of Structural Descriptionp. 149
Similarity evaluation of structural configuration-availability constraints of modular designp. 150
Variant design for structural configurationp. 157
Free design for structural configurationp. 165
Referencesp. 171
Engineering Design for Machine Tool Joints-Interfacial Structural Configuration in Modular Design
Basic Knowledge of Machine Tool Jointsp. 175
Classification of Machine Tool Jointsp. 181
Definition of Machine Tool Joint and Representation of Joint Characteristicsp. 190
External Applied Loads to Be Considered and Fundamental Factors Governing Joint Characteristicsp. 196
Effects of Joint on Static and Dynamic Stiffness, and Thermal Behavior of Machine Tool as a Wholep. 198
Firsthand View of Research Historyp. 204
Referencesp. 210
Fundamentals of Engineering Design and Characteristics of the Single Flat Jointp. 213
Quick Notes for Single Flat Joint, Determination of Mathematical Model, and Fundamental Knowledge about Engineering Design Formulasp. 214
Design Formulas for Normal Joint Stiffness and Related Researchp. 218
Expressions for static normal joint stiffnessp. 218
Representative researches into behavior of the single flat joint under normal loadingp. 225
Design Formulas for Tangential Joint Stiffness, Related Researches, and Peculiar Behavior of Microslipp. 232
Expressions for static tangential joint stiffnessp. 232
Representative researches into behavior of the static tangential joint stiffness and the microslipp. 233
Peculiar behavior of microslipp. 243
Design Formulas for Damping Capacity and Related Researchesp. 246
Expressions for damping capacityp. 247
Representative research into dynamic behaviorp. 252
Thermal Behavior of Single Flat Jointp. 260
Forerunning Research into Single Flat Joint with Local Deformationp. 267
Referencesp. 276
Supplement: Theoretical Proof of Ostrovskii's Expressionp. 278
Design Guides, Practices, and Firsthand View of Engineering Developments-Stationary Jointsp. 281
Bolted Jointp. 281
Design guides and knowledge-pressure cone and reinforcement remedies from structural configurationp. 288
Engineering design for practices-suitable configuration of bolt pocket and arrangement of connecting boltsp. 300
Engineering calculation for damping capacityp. 311
Representative researches and their noteworthy achievements-static behaviorp. 320
Representative researches and their noteworthy achievements-dynamic behaviorp. 332
Representative researches and their noteworthy achievements-thermal behaviorp. 335
Foundationp. 339
Engineering calculation for foundationp. 345
Stiffness of leveling blockp. 347
Referencesp. 352
Firsthand View for Researches in Engineering Design in Consideration of Jointsp. 354
Influences of Joints on Positioning and Assembly Accuracyp. 357
Supplement Referencesp. 357
Design Guides, Practices, and Firsthand View of Engineering Developments-Sliding Jointsp. 359
Slidewaysp. 363
Design knowledge-slideway materialsp. 370
Design knowledge-keep plate and gib configurationsp. 374
Linear Rolling Guideways (Linear Guide and Rolling Guideways)p. 381
Main Spindle-Bearing Systemsp. 386
Static stiffness of rolling bearingp. 389
Dynamic stiffness and damping capacity of rolling bearingp. 395
Sliding Joints of Special Typesp. 400
Screw-and-nut feed driving systemsp. 401
Boring spindle of traveling typep. 403
Referencesp. 406
Supplement: Deflection and Interface Pressure Distribution of Slidewayp. 407
Supplement Referencep. 414
Rudimentary Engineering Knowledge about Other Jointsp. 415
Joints for Light-Weighted Structuresp. 416
Welded jointp. 417
Bonded jointp. 432
Taper Connectionp. 438
Chuckingp. 447
Referencesp. 453
Measurement of Interface Pressure by Means of Ultrasonic Wavesp. 455
Principle of Measurement and Its Verificationp. 457
Some Applications and Perspectives in the Very Near Futurep. 466
Referencesp. 478
Model Testing and Theoryp. 481
Model Testing and Theory for Structural Body Componentp. 482
Model Testing in Consideration of Jointsp. 487
Referencesp. 492
Indexp. 493
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