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Combining Interactive Exploration and Optimization for Assembly Design

Published

Author(s)

Gerard Kim, Simon Szykman

Abstract

This paper presents an integrated framework for assembly design. The framework allow the designer to represent knowledge about the design process and constraints, as well as information about the artifact being designed, design history and rationale. Because the complexity of assembly design leads to extremely large design spaces, adequately supporting design space exploration is a key issue that must be addressed. This is achieved in part by allowing the designer to use both top-down and bottom-up approaches to assembly design. Exploration of the design space is further enabled by incorporating a simulated annealing-based optimization tool that allows the designer to rapidly complete particle design, refine complete designs, and generate multiple design alternatives.
Proceedings Title
Proceedings of the 1996 ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers in Engineering Conference (22nd Design Automation Conference) Paper No. 96-DETC/TAC-1482
Conference Location
Irvine, CA, USA

Keywords

Assembly Design, CAD, Design Tools, DFA, Optimization

Citation

Kim, G. and Szykman, S. (1996), Combining Interactive Exploration and Optimization for Assembly Design, Proceedings of the 1996 ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers in Engineering Conference (22nd Design Automation Conference) Paper No. 96-DETC/TAC-1482, Irvine, CA, USA, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=821231 (Accessed June 16, 2024)

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Created September 30, 1996, Updated October 12, 2021