When manufacturing large or complex parts, often a rough operation such as casting is used to create the majority of the part geometry. Due to the highly variable nature of the casting process, for mechanical components that require precision surfaces for functionality or assembly with others, some of the important features are machined to specification.
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- Partial requirement for: M.S., Arizona State University, 2016Note typethesis
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 88-89)Note typebibliography
- Field of study: Engineering