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Author Smith, L. N. (Lyndon N.)

Title A knowledge-based system for powder metallurgy technology / L.N. Smith
Published London : Professional Engineering, 2003

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Description xvi, 174 pages : illustrations, 1 portrait ; 31 cm
Series Engineering research series, 1468-3938 ; v. 11
Engineering research series ; v. 11
Contents Machine derived contents note: 1.1 Rationale requirement for component quality assurance 1 -- 12 Selection of optimum materials and design parameters 2 -- 1.3 Research objective 3 -- hapter 2 Overview 5 -- 2.1 Project overview 5 -- 2.2 The KBS for P/M as a concurrent engineerin tool 6 -- 2.3 Methodologies for knowledge-based system implementation 7 -- hapter3 Literature Revew 19 -- 31 Summary 19 -- 3.2 Introduction !9 -- 3.3 Outlines of P/M simulations 21 -- 33. Powder packing 21 -- 3 3.2 Powder compaction 21 -- 3 3.3 Sintering 25 -- 3.3.4 Powder Injection Moulding (PIM) 26 -- 34 Application of knowledge-based techniques to powder metalurg 28 -- 3.4.1 Recent KBS for P/M projects 29 -- 3.4.2 Enabling research: the application of neural etworks -- to P/M modelling 31 -- 3.5 Discussion and conclusions 31 -- hapter 4 A Knowledge-based Syste for Powder Metal 33 -- 4.1 Overview of KBS for P/M research 33 -- 4.2 Design considerations 35 -- 4.2.1 Strategies for knowledge-based generation of design advice 36 -- 4.2.2 Application of interactive knowledge-based techniques to P/M 37 -- 4.2.3 Design considerations: summary 43 -- 4.3 Materials considerations 43 -- 4.3.1 Materials selection for effective design 44 -- 4.3.2 Limitations of previous approaches 45 -- 4.3.3 Tensile strength and impact energy as a functionof density 46 -- 4,3.4 Tensile strength and impact energy as a function of density -- and carbon content 48 -- 4.4 Production considerations 51 -- 44.41 Modelling of powder packing: A new approach 51 -- 4.4.2 Modelling of compaction: Rationale 70 -- 4.5 Example artificial intelligence and control methods 77 -- 4.5.1 Modelling the powder metallurgy process using neural networks 7 -- 4.5.2 Intelligent and adaptive process control in P/M 83 -- Chapter 5 Example Components for KBS Analysis, and Economic Industrial -- and Environmental Impacts 89 -- 5.1 The design process 89 -- 5.2 Economic and industrial factors 92 -- 5.2.1 Economic and industrial opportunities 92 -- 5.2.2 Economic benefits expected from the results of the research 93 -- 5.2.3 Economic justification for the research 94 -- 5.3 Environmental impact 94 -- hapter 6 Discussion and Areas for Further Work 97 -- 6.1 Methodologies and results of implementations 97 -- 6.1. 1 Generation of design advice 97 -- 6.1.2 Generation of materials advice 99 -- 6.1.3 Generation of production advice 101 -- 6.1.4 Fundamental research 102 -- 6.2 Opportunities for using the internet for improvng accessibility for -- the KBS for P/M 103 -- 6 2.1 Potential functionality/advantage of web-based dign -- consultation 104 -- 6.2.2 Implementation of web-based design consultation 104 -- 6.3 Proposed future research 107 -- 6.3.1 Future fundamental research 107 -- 6.3.2 Future knowledge elicitation 107 -- 6.3.3 Future system development 108
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Powder metallurgy -- Computer-aided design.
Powder metallurgy.
Expert systems (Computer science)
LC no. 2007274420
ISBN 1860584020 :
Other Titles Knowledge based system for powder metallurgy technology