WIT Press


Machine Tool Error Identification And Compensation Advice System

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/LAMDAMAP990291

Volume

23

Pages

11

Published

1999

Size

1,312 kb

Author(s)

S. Fletcher, S.R. Postlethwaite & D.G. Ford

Abstract

The costs of addressing machining accuracy problems can often appear to exceed the perceived benefits of reducing rework or scrap etc. These costs arise from assigning time and resources to analysing and fixing the problems. There may also be costs associated with consultancy if the required expertise is not available in-house. When accuracy problems are addressed, a lack of knowledge in certain areas may lead to unsatisfactory solutions. This paper introduces a new expert system for addressing machine tool accuracy problems. The goal of this software is to be a Machine Tool Error Identification and Compensation Advice System (MTEICAS). Although in its early stages, the concepts and reasons behind the development of the software are described. An expert system development to

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