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A Dimensional Inspection Planning Activity Model



Shaw C. Feng


This paper describes an activity model for dimensional inspection planning that bridges the gap between product design and the dimensional measurement of manufactured products. Functionally, this model specifies requirements for developing a part of a product data exchange standard that enables design, inspection resources, and measurement data to be exchanged among computer-aided design systems, computer-aided process planning systems, and coordinate measuring systems. A set of diagrams has been generated to represent the activity and its subactivity, inputs, outputs, controls, and mechanisms, when such inspection planning is based on technologies of product data exchange, process planning, and information modeling.
NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR) - 5497
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activity model, dimensional inspection planning, manufactured products, computer-aided design, CAD, product data exchange, process planning, information modeling


Feng, S. (1994), A Dimensional Inspection Planning Activity Model, NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD (Accessed May 20, 2024)


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