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A Reference Framework for Manual Assembly Simulation

  • Néstor Andrés Arteaga Martín
  • Thomas Bär
  • Rainer Stark
Part of the Lecture Notes in Production Engineering book series (LNPE)

Abstract

This paper starts highlighting the importance of simulating manual assembly processes in the automotive industry and shortly presenting current available modeling possibilities. It then introduces a reference framework for modeling and simulation in the context of manual assembly process verification and presents a set of available simulation approaches. It concludes by proposing a methodology to assess the quality of different methods and technologies to verify planned manual assembly processes without using the classical physical prototype based approach.

Keywords

assembly simulation manual assembly automotive assembly 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Néstor Andrés Arteaga Martín
    • 1
  • Thomas Bär
    • 1
  • Rainer Stark
    • 2
  1. 1.Production Oriented Product ValidationDaimler AGUlmGermany
  2. 2.Fraunhofer Institute for Production Systems and Design Technology IPKBerlinGermany

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