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Precision Assembly Technologies and Systems
Svetan Ratchev
Front Matter

Part I: Design of Micro Products


Design for Micro-assembly


Analysis of the Applicability of Design for Microassembly Theory to Biomedical devices
Carsten Tietje, Daniel Smale, Steve Haley, Svetan Ratchev
5-12
A Haptic Tele-operated System for Microassembly
P. Estevez, S. Khan, P. Lambert, M. Porta, I. Polat, C. Scherer, M. Tichem, U. Staufer, H. H. Langen, R. Munnig Schmidt
13-20
Neutral Interface for Assembly and Manufacturing Related Knowledge Exchange in Heterogeneous Design Environment
Minna Lanz, Roberto Rodriguez, Pasi Luostarinen, Reijo Tuokko
21-29

Tolerancing for Micro-assembly


Defining Tolerances in Assembly Process with the Aid of Simulation
H. -A. Crostack, R. Refflinghaus, Jirapha Liangsiri
33-40
Assembly Analysis of Interference Fits in Elastic Materials
Kannan Subramanian, Edward P. Morse
41-49
How Form Errors Impact on 2D Precision Assembly with Clearance?
Pierre-Antoine Adragna, Serge Samper, Hugues Favreliere
50-59

Part II: Micro-assembly Processes


Development of Micro-joining Processes


Precision Assembling and Hybrid Bonding for Micro Fluidic Systems
Agathe Koller, Manuel Altmeyer, Silvio Walpen
65-72
Feasibility of Laser Induced Plasma Micro-machining (LIP-MM)
Kumar Pallav, Kornel F. Ehmann
73-80
Focused Ion Beam Micro Machining and Micro Assembly
Hongyi Yang, Svetan Rachev
81-86

Innovative Assembly Processes


Hybrid Assembly for Ultra-Precise Manufacturing
Alexander Steinecker
89-96
Development of the Roll Type Incremental Micro Pattern Imprint System for Large Area Pattern Replication
Jung-Han Song, Hye-Jin Lee, Shuhuai Lan, Nak-Kyu Lee, Geun-An Lee, Tae-Jin Lee, Seogou Choi, Sung-Min Bae
97-104
Utilisation of FIB/SEM Technology in the Assembly of an Innovative Micro-CMM Probe
Daniel Smale, Steve Haley, Joel Segal, Ronaldo Ronaldo, Svetan Ratchev, Richard K. Leach, James D. Claverley
105-112

Metrology and Control for Micro-assembly


Miniaturized Camera Systems for Microfactories
Timo Prusi, Petri Rokka, Reijo Tuokko
115-122
Vision and Force Sensing to Decrease Assembly Uncertainty
R. John Ellwood, Annika Raatz, Jürgen Hesselbach
123-130
Modelling the Interaction Forces between an Ideal Measurement Surface and the Stylus Tip of a Novel Vibrating Micro-scale CMM Probe
J. D. Claverley, A. Georgi, R. K. Leach
131-138

Part III:Innovative Assembly Processes


High Precision Positioning and Alignment Techniques


Alignment Procedures for Micro-optics
Matthias Mohaupt, Erik Beckert, Ramona Eberhardt, Andreas Tünnermann
143-150
Pneumatic Driven Positioning and Alignment System for the Assembly of Hybrid Microsystems
Christian Brecher, Martin Freundt, Christian Wenzel
151-158
Flexure-Based 6-Axis Alignment Module for Automated Laser Assembly
Christian Brecher, Nicolas Pyschny, Jan Behrens
159-166
Approach for the 3D-Alignment in Micro- and Nano-scale Assembly Processes
Thomas Wich, Christian Stolle, Manuel Mikczinski, Sergej Fatikow
167-173
Guidelines for Implementing Augmented Reality Procedures in Assisting Assembly Operations
Viviana Chimienti, Salvatore Iliano, Michele Dassisti, Gino Dini, Franco Failli
174-179
Monodirectional Positioning Using Dielectric Elastomers
C. Pagano, M. Malosio, I. Fassi
180-187

Gripping and Handling Solutions


Active Gripper for Hot Melt Joining of Micro Components
Sven Rathmann, Annika Raatz, Jürgen Hesselbach
191-198
Grasping and Interaction Force Feedback in Microassembly
Marcello Porta, Marcel Tichem
199-206
Low Voltage Thermo-mechanically Driven Monolithic Microgripper with Piezoresistive Feedback
Vladimir Stavrov, Emil Tomerov, Chavdar Hardalov, Daniel Danchev, Kostadin Kostadinov, Galina Stavreva, Evstati Apostolov, Assen Shulev, Anna Andonova, Mohammed Al-Wahab
207-214
Improvement of Robotic Micromanipulations Using Chemical Functionalisations
Jérôme Dejeu, Patrick Rougeot, Michaël Gauthier, Wilfrid Boireau
215-221
Positioning, Structuring and Controlling with Nanoprecision
Regine Hedderich, Tobias Heiler, Roland Gröger, Thomas Schimmel, Stefan Walheim
222-226
Challenges of Precision Assembly with a Miniaturized Robot
Arne Burisch, Annika Raatz, Jürgen Hesselbach
227-234

Part IV: Development of Micro-assembly Production Systems


Modular Reconfigurable Assembly Systems


Application of a Reconfiguration Methodology for Multiple Assembly System Reconfigurations
D. Smale, S. Ratchev
239-246
Multi-agent Architecture for Reconfiguration of Precision Modular Assembly Systems
Pedro Ferreira, Niels Lohse, Svetan Ratchev
247-254
Reconfigurable Self-optimising Handling System
Rainer Müller, Martin Riedel, Matthias Vette, Burkhard Corves, Martin Esser, Mathias Hüsing
255-262
Modular and Generic Control Software System for Scalable Automation
Christian Brecher, Martin Freundt, Daniel Schöllhorn
263-270
Agile Multi-parallel Micro Manufacturing Using a Grid of Equiplets
Erik Puik, Leo Moergestel
271-282
Development of a Reconfigurable Fixture for the Automated Assembly and Disassembly of High Pressure Rotors for Rolls-Royce Aero Engines
Thomas Papastathis, Marco Ryll, Stuart Bone, Svetan Ratchev
283-289

Micro-Factory


Architectures and Interfaces for a Micro Factory Concept
Niko Siltala, Riku Heikkilä, Asser Vuola, Reijo Tuokko
293-300
Desktop Micro Forming System for Micro Pattern on the Metal Substrate
Hye-Jin Lee, Jung-Han Song, Sol-Kil Oh, Kyoung-Tae Kim, Nak-Kyu Lee, Geun-An Lee, Hyoung-Wook Lee, Andy Chu
301-308
Miniaturization of Flexible Screwing Cell
Asser Vuola, Riku Heikkilä, Timo Prusi, Mikko Remes, Petri Rokka, Niko Siltala, Reijo Tuokko
309-316

Micro-assembly Technology Studies


A Cooperation Model and Demand-Oriented ICT Infrastructure for SME Development and Production Networks in the Field of Microsystem Technology
Markus Dickerhof
319-328
A Methodology for Evaluating the Technological Maturity of Micro and Nano Fabrication Processes
Emmanuel Brousseau, Richard Barton, Stefan Dimov, Samuel Bigot
329-336
Function and Length Scale Integration Study in Emerging MST-Based Products
Samuel Bigot, Stefan Dimov, Roussi Minev
337-342