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RULE MODEL FOR SELECTING DIMENSIONAL MEASUREMENT EQUIPMENT IN INSPECTION PLANNING

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Shaw C. Feng, John A. Horst, Allison Barnard Feeney, Albert T. Jones

Abstract

Process uncertainty can have negative impact on the part quality and is critical to safety and performance of products. Those impacts are manifested in the dimensional measurement uncertainty associated with those parts and products. To minimize the impacts of those uncertainties, the sources of uncertainty must be articulated and shared with collaborators and suppliers. One of the principal sources of dimensional uncertainty is the measurement equipment itself. This paper presents an activity model, rule types, and sample rules for selecting dimensional-metrology equipment. The activity model represents key operations and information flow associated with dimensional measurement. Analysis of the included activity facilitates the development of rule types for measurement-equipment selection as described in the Quality Information Framework (QIF) standard. Rule types are based on the design information and measurement requirements. They provide industrial metrologists with standard formats to capture, exchange, and share equipment-selection rules with their collaborators. This paper also provides example QIF rules that may be used in planning a measurement process using functionally complex and highly capable dimensional-measurement equipment.
Citation
ASME Journal of Computing and Information Science in Engineering

Keywords

activity modeling, dimensional measurement, measurement equipment selection, measurement process planning, measurement rules

Citation

Feng, S. , Horst, J. , Barnard Feeney, A. and Jones, A. (2020), RULE MODEL FOR SELECTING DIMENSIONAL MEASUREMENT EQUIPMENT IN INSPECTION PLANNING, ASME Journal of Computing and Information Science in Engineering, [online], https://doi.org/10.1115/1.4048214 (Accessed May 18, 2024)

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Created November 27, 2020, Updated July 9, 2023