Celik, Kursat and Lupeanu, Mihaela and Rennie, Allan and Neagu, Corneliu and Akinci, Ibrahim (2013) Product re-design using advanced engineering applications and function analysis:a case study for greenhouse clips. Journal of the Brazilian Society of Mechanical Sciences and Engineering, 35 (3). pp. 305-318. ISSN 1678-5878Full text not available from this repository.
This paper presents a case study on the re-design of polymeric greenhouse clips using function analysis (FA), advanced computer aided design/computer aided engineering, reverse engineering and additive manufacturing applications. In the case study, based on a reverse engineered existing clip, alternative re-designs for five concepts have been created in consideration of the initial design needs and FA response. Finite Element Analysis (FEA) has been utilised to simulate and validate the operating conditions of the selected candidate alternative design. No failure cases were observed in the FEA validation. Finally, physical prototypes were produced and the final decisions have concluded that the selected candidate design responded to the defined FA needs.
|Journal or Publication Title:||Journal of the Brazilian Society of Mechanical Sciences and Engineering|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Engineering Analysis ; Computer Aided Design ; Finite Element Methods ; Agricultural Engineering|
|Subjects:||T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)|
|Departments:||Faculty of Science and Technology > Engineering|
|Deposited On:||02 Oct 2012 08:54|
|Last Modified:||01 Feb 2016 01:12|
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