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06-2 Variation Analysis of Involute Spline Tooth Contact, 2006.
DeCaires, Brian J. K.
06-1 Predicting Deformation of Compliant Assemblies Using Covariant Statistical Tolerance Analysis, 2006.
Tonks, M. R., Chase, K. W., and Smith, C. C.
04-5 The Direct Linearization Method Applied to Position Error in Kinematic Linkages, 2004.
Wittwer, J. W., Chase, K. W., and Howell, L.L.
04-4 Tolerance Analysis and Design of Nesting Forces for Exactly Constrained Mechanical Assemblies, 2004.
Pearce, E., Parkinson, A., and Chase K. W.
04-3 Covariance Modeling Method for Use in Compliant Assembly Tolerance Analysis, 2004.
Tonks, M., and Chase, K. W.
Abstract Read pdf 04-2 Variation Simulation of Fixtured Assembly Processes for Compliant Structures Using Piecewise-Linear Analysis, 2004.
Stewart, Michael L.
Read pdf 03-1 Basic Tools for Tolerance Analysis of Mechanical Assemblies, 2003.
Chase, K. W.
02-6 "CAD-Based Tolerance Analysis of 2D and 3D Mechanical Assemblies," 2002.
Chase, K. W.
02-5 "The Direct Linearization Method Applied to Position Error in Kinematic Linkages," 2002.
Wittwer, J.W., Chase, K.W., and Howell, L.L.
02-4 “An Introduction to Smart Assemblies for Robust Design,” in review.
Downey, K., A. Parkinson and K. Chase
02-3 “Smart Assemblies for Robust Design: A Progress Report,” 2002.
Downey, K., A. Parkinson and K. Chase
Abstract Read pdf 02-2 An Integrated Methodology for Statistical Tolerance Analysis of Flexible Assemblies, 2002.
Mortensen, Alan J.
02-1 A Robust Geometric Covariance Method for Flexible Assembly Tolerance Analysis, 2002.
Tonks, Michael
01-4 “Predicting the Position Error in Kinematic Linkages: A Comparison of Deterministic and Probabilistic Methods,” 2001.
Wittwer, J. W., K. W. Chase and L. W. Howell
Abstract Read pdf 01-3 Constraint Analysis of Assemblies Using Screw Theory and Tolerance Sensitivities, 2001.
Smith, Daniel K.
Abstract Read pdf 01-2 Incorporating Geometric Feature Variation with Kinematic Tolerance Analysis of 3D Assemblies, 2001.
Dabling, Jeffrey G.
01-1 Modeling the Effects of Joint Clearances in Planar Micromechanisms, 2001.
Wittwer, J. W., L. L. Howell and K. W. Chase
Abstract Read pdf 00-3 A Closed Formed Solution For Nonlinear Tolerance Analysis, 2000.
Carlson, Geoffry K.
Abstract Read pdf 00-2 A Second-Order Method for Assembly Tolerance Analysis, 2000.
Glancy, C. G., and K. W. Chase
00-1 Geometric Covariance in Compliant Assembly Tolerance Analysis, (M.S. Thesis) Apr 2000
Stout, Jefferey B.
Abstract Read pdf 99-6 Tolerance Allocation Methods for Designers, 1999
Chase, K. W.
Abstract Read pdf 99-5 Minimum-Cost Tolerance Allocation, 1999
Chase, K. W.
Abstract Read pdf 99-4 Tolerance Analysis of 2-D and 3-D Assemblies, 1999
Chase, K. W.
Abstract Read pdf 99-3 Tolerance Analysis of Assemblies Using Kinematically Derived Sensitivities, (MS Thesis) Aug 1999
Faerber, Paul J.
Abstract Read pdf 99-2 Functional Surface Characterization for Tolerance Analysis of Flexible Assemblies, (MS Thesis) Aug 1999
Soman, Shrinivas M.
Abstract Read pdf 99-1 Tolerance Analysis of Flexible Assemblies Using Finite Element and Spectral Analysis, (MS Thesis) Apr 1999
Bihlmaier, Bryan F.
Abstract Read Online Read pdf 98-3 Global Coordinate Method for Determining Sensitivity in Assembly Tolerance Analysis, Nov 1998
Gao, J., and  K. W. Chase, and S. P. Magleby
Abstract Read Online Read pdf 98-2 New Metrics for Evaluating Monte Carlo Tolerance Analysis of Assemblies, Nov 1998
Cvetko, R., and K. W. Chase, and S. P. Magleby
Abstract Read pdf 98-1 Tolerance Analysis of Compliant Assemblies, (PhD Dissertation) Apr 1998
Merkley, Karl G.
Abstract Read Online Read pdf 97-5 Tolerance Analysis of 2-D and 3-D Mechanical Assemblies with Small Kinematic Adjustments, 1997
Chase, K. W., J. Gao, and S. P. Magleby
Abstract Read Online Read pdf 97-4 A Comprehensive System for Computer-Aided Tolerance Analysis of 2-D and 3-D Mechanical Assemblies, Apr 1997
Chase, K. W., and S. P. Magleby, and C. G. Glancy
Abstract Read pdf 97-3 Characterization of Assembly Variation Analysis Methods, (MS Thesis) Aug 1997
Cvetko, Robert
97-2 Identifying Critical Part Dimensions for Tolerance Analysis Using Constrained CAD Models, (MS Thesis) Aug 1997
Warnick, Ryan W.
97-1 Surface Variation and Mating Surface Rotational Error in Assemblies," (MS Thesis) Apr 1997
Anderson, Taylor B.
96-3 An Introduction to Tolerance Analysis of Flexible Systems, Jun 1996
Merkeley, Karl G., K. W. Chase and E. Perry
96-2 Variation Polygon - a New Method for Determining Tolerance Sensitivity in Assemblies, May 1996
Huo, Hanqi, and K. W. Chase
Abstract Read pdf 96-1 Multivariate Statistical Analysis of Assembly Tolerance Specifications, (MS Thesis) Apr 1996
Law, Marvin J.
Read pdf 95-4 New Tolerance Analysis Methods for Preliminary Design, (PhD Dissertation) Dec 1995
Huo, Han Qi
Abstract Read pdf 95-3 Characterizing Kinematic Variation in Assemblies from Geometric Constraints, (MS Thesis) Oct 1995
Stoddard, James R.
Abstract Read Online Read pdf 95-2 Comparison of Assembly Tolerance Analysis by the Direct Linearization and Modified Monte Carlo Simulation Methods, Sep 1995
Gao, J., K. W. Chase and S. P. Magleby
Abstract Read pdf 95-1 Statistical Models for Position and Profile Variation in Mechanical Assemblies, (MS Thesis) Apr 1995
Brown, Christopher T.
Abstract Read pdf 94-5 A Second-Order Method for Assembly Tolerance Analysis, (MS Thesis) Dec 1994
Glancey, Charles G.
Read pdf 94-4 A User Interface Specification for CAD/CAM Application Development, (MS Thesis) Aug 1994
Cheney, Douglas C.
Abstract Read Online Read pdf 94-3 Including Geometric Feature Variations in Tolerance Analysis of Mechanical Assemblies, Aug 1994
Chase, K. W., Jinsong Gao, S. W. Magleby and C. D. Sorensen
Abstract Read Online Read pdf 94-2 General 3-D Tolerance Analysis of Mechanical Assemblies with Small Kinematic Adjustments, Jul 1994
Gao, Jinsong, K. W. Chase and S. W. Magleby
Abstract Read Online Read pdf 94-1 General 2-D Tolerance Analysis of Mechanical Assemblies with Small Kinematic Adjustments, Apr 1994
Chase, K. W., Jinsong Gao and S. W. Magleby
Read pdf 93-3 Nonlinear Tolerance Analysis of Mechanical Assemblies, (PhD Dissertation) Aug 1993
Gao, Jinsong
Abstract Read pdf 93-2 A Comprehensive System for Modeling Variation in Mechanical Assemblies, (MS Thesis) Apr 1993
Trego, Angela
Abstract Read pdf 93-1 A Comprehensive Method for Specifying Tolerance Requirements for Assemblies, (MS Thesis) Apr 1993
Carr, Charles D.
Abstract Read pdf 92-1 Integrating Geometric Form Variations into Tolerance Analysis of 3-D Assemblies, (MS Thesis) Aug 1992
Ward, Kerry
Abstract Read pdf 91-4 Representation and Modeling of Geometric Form Variations for 3-D Tolerance Analysis, (MS Thesis) Aug 1991
Goodrich, Callis G.
Abstract Read pdf 91-3 A Generalized Approach to Kinematic Modeling for Tolerance Analysis of Mechanical Assemblies, (MS Thesis) Aug 1991
Larsen, Glen C.
91-2 A Bibliography on Tolerance Analysis of Mechanical Assemblies, Apr 1991
Chase, K. W.
Abstract Read Online Read pdf 91-1 A Survey of Research in the Application of Tolerance Analysis to the Design of Mechanical Assemblies, Apr 1991
Chase, K. W., and A. R. Parkinson
90-5 CATIA/CATS User Guide, Dec 1990
Goodrich and K. W. Chase
Out of print 90-4 Tolerance Modeling and Analysis Application for CATIA -- Initial Specifications, Jul 1990
Goodrich, C., and K. W. Chase
Abstract Read pdf 90-3 A Closed-Form Model for Tolerance Analysis of Two-Dimensional Mating Hole Patterns, (MS Thesis) Aug 1990
Peterson, Douglas M.
Abstract Read pdf 90-2 General System for Least Cost Tolerance Allocation in Mechanical Assemblies, (MS Thesis) Aug 1990
Andersen, Carl B.
Abstract Read pdf 90-1 Automated Vector Loop Generation for Kinematic Models of Mechanical Assemblies, (MS Thesis) Aug 1990
Simmons, Andre P.
Out of print 89-6 Tolerance Analysis of Mechanical Assemblies--Part B: 2-D Tolerance Allocation, Oct 1989
Andersen, C. B., K. W. Chase and C. D. Sorensen
Out of print 89-5 Tolerance Analysis of Mechanical Assemblies--Part A: 2-D Modeling, Oct 1989
Chase, K. W., C. D. Sorensen and C. B. Andersen
Abstract Read Online Read pdf 89-4 Least Cost Tolerance Allocation for Mechanical Assemblies with Automated Process Selection, Dec 1989
Chase, K. W., W. H. Greenwood, B. G. Loosli and L. F. Hauglund
Abstract Read pdf 89-3 A Practical Method for Three-Dimensional Tolerance Analysis Using a Solid Modeler, (MS Thesis) Jan 1989
Robison, Richard H.
Read pdf 89-2 An Efficient Method for Iterative Tolerance Design Using Monte Carlo Simulation, (MS Thesis) Jan 1989
Larsen, David V.
Read pdf 89-1 The Application of Convolution Methods to the Statistical Analysis of Mating Hole Patterns, (MS Thesis) Jan 1989
Nielsen, Dale B.
88-8 HP-CATS: CAD Interface for Computer-Aided Tolerance Selection. Version 2.0 HP-ME10 CAD System, Dec 1988
Chun, Ki S.
Abstract Read pdf 88-7 Development of Two-Dimensional Tolerance Modeling Methods for CAD Systems, (MS Thesis) Dec 1988
Chun, Ki S.
Abstract Read pdf 88-6 Nonlinear Tolerance Analysis Using the Direct Linearization Method, (MS Thesis) Dec 1988
Marler, Jaren D.
88-5 CADAM/CATS: CAD Interface for Computer-Aided Tolerance Selection. Version 1.1 IBM/CADAM System, Nov 1988
Rime, Craig N.
88-4 DDM/CATS: CAD Interface for Computer-Aided Tolerance Selection. Version 1.1 CALMA System, Jul 1988
Chase, K. W., and R. H. Robison
Out of print 88-3 Root Sum Squares Tolerance Analysis with Nonlinear Problems, Aug 1988
Greenwood, W. H., and K. W. Chase
Out of print 88-2 Worst Case Tolerance Analysis with Nonlinear Problems, Aug 1988
Greenwood, W. H., and K. W. Chase.
Out of print 88-1 CADAM/CATS: CAD Interface for Computer-Aided Tolerance Selection. Version 1.0 IBM/CADAM System, May 1988
Chase, K. W., and Craig Rime
87-6 HP-CATS: CAD Interface for Computer-Aided Tolerance Selection. Version 1.0 HP/ME10 CAD System, Sep 1987
Chase, K. W., and Ki Soo Chun
Abstract Read Online Read pdf 87-5 Design Issues in Mechanical Tolerance Analysis, Aug 1987
Chase, K. W., and W. H. Greenwood
Abstract Read pdf 87-4 Manufacturing Tolerance Cost Minimization Using Discrete Optimization for Alternate Process Selection, (MS Thesis) Aug 1987
Loosli, Bruce G.
87-3 Computer-Aided Tolerance Selection: CATS.BYU User Guide Version 1.1 VAX/VMS, Aug 1987
Chase, K.W., and W.H. Greenwood
87-2 A New Tolerance Analysis Method for Engineering Design and Manufacturing, (PhD Dissertation) Mar 1987
Greenwood, W.H., and K.W. Chase,
87-1 Combining Manufacturing Process Selection and Optimum Tolerance Allocation in Design Automation, (MS Thesis) Jan 1987
Hauglund, Loren F.
86-5 Tolerance Analysis as an Integral Part of Design Optimization, (MS Thesis) Nov 1986
Billings, David T.
86-4 (Never issued)
Out of print 86-3 Future Plans for CATS.BYU, Aug 1986
Chase, K. W.
86-2 Computer-Aided Tolerance Selection: CATS.BYU User Guide Version 1.0 VAX/VMS, Sep 1986
Chase, K. W., and W. H. Greenwood
86-1 A New Tolerance Analysis Method for Designers and Manufacturers, Sep 1986
Greenwood, William H., and Kenneth W. Chase
Out of print 85-2 Hierarchical Data Structure for Computer-Aided Tolerance Analysis, Jul 1985
Chase, K.W., Cory Schofield and Matt Dickerson
85-1 Initial Development of the CATS.BYU Computer Program for Tolerance Specification, (MS Thesis) Feb 1985
Yang, D., and K.W. Chase

Publications TOP

34 Silvers, J., C. D. Sorensen, and K. W. Chase, "A New Statistical Model for Predicting Tooth Engagement and Load Sharing in Involute Splines." AGMA Fall Technical Meeting, 2010.
33 Leishman, R. C., & K. W. Chase, "Direct Linearization Method for Kinematic Variation Analysis." Journal of Mechanical Design, ASME, Vol. 132(7), 2010.
32 Leishman, R. C., & K. W. Chase, "Variation Analysis of Position, Velocity, and Acceleration of Two-Dimensional Mechanisms by the Direct Linearization Method." ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences (IDETC) 2009.
31 Chase, K. W., C. D. Sorensen, B. J. DeCaires, "Variation Analysis of Tooth Engagement and Loads in Involute Splines." IEEE Transactions, Special Issue: Advances in Automation Science and Engineering for Automotive Manufacturing, 2009.
30 Chase, K. W., C. D. Sorensen, B. J. DeCaires, "Variation Analysis of Tooth Engagement and Load-Sharing in Involute Splines." AGMA Fall Technical Meeting, 2009.
29 Tonks, Michael R., and Chase, K. W. and C. C. Smith, "Predicting Deformation of Compliant Assemblies Using Covariant Statistical Tolerance Analysis." Models for Computer Aided Tolerancing in Design and Manufacturing, 9th CIRP International Seminar on Computer-Aided Tolerancing, Tempe, AZ, April 2005.
28 Stewart, Michael L., and K. Chase, "Variation Simulation of Fixtured Assembly Processes for Compliant Structures Using Piecewise-Linear Analysis." ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Nov. 2005.
27 Tonks, M., and K. Chase, "Covariance Modeling Method for Use in Compliant Assembly Tolerance Analysis." ASME Design Automation Conference, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2004,
Paper DETC2004-57066.
26 Geng, Hwaiyu (editor), Manufacturing Engineering Handbook, McGraw-Hill, 2004.,
Chase, K. W., Chap. 7 - "Basic Tools for Tolerance Analysis of Mechanical Assemblies."
25 Pearce, Eric, Alan Parkinson and Ken Chase, "Tolerance Analysis and Design of Nesting Forces for Exactly Constrained Mechanical Assemblies," Research in Engineering Design, Vol 15, October 2004.
24 Wittwer, J.W., K.W. Chase, and L.L.Howell, ' "The Direct Linearization Method Applied to Position Error in Kinematic Linkages." Mechanism and Machine Theory, Vol 39(7), 2004.
23 Downey, K., A. Parkinson and K. Chase, "An Introduction to Smart Assemblies for Robust Design." Research in Engineering Design, Vol 14(4), 2003.

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Drake, Paul (editor), Dimensioning and Tolerancing Handbook, McGraw-Hill, 1999.
Chase, K. W., Chapter 13 - "Multi-Dimensional ToleranceAnalysis"  pp. 1-27.
Chase, K. W., Chapter 14 - "Minimum-Cost Tolerance Allocation", pp. 1-23.

21 Parkinson, A. R., K. W. Chase and M. Rogers, "Robust Design Via Tolerance Analysis in the Conceptual Design Stage," Proceedings of the ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences, Las Vegas, NV, Sept. 12-15, 1999.
Read pdf 20 Glancy, C. G., and K. W. Chase, "A Second-Order Method for Assembly Tolerance Analysis," Proceedings of the ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference, Las Vegas, NV, Sept 12-15, 1999.
19 Cvetko, R., K. W. Chase and S. P. Magleby, "New Metrics for Evaluating Monte Carlo Tolerance Analysis of Assemblies," Proceedings of the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Conference and Exposition, Anaheim, CA, Nov. 15-20, 1998.
18 Gao, J., K. W. Chase and S. P. Magleby, "Global Coordinate Method for Determining Sensitivity in Assembly Tolerance Analysis," Proceedings of the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Conference and Exposition, Anaheim, CA, Nov. 15-20, 1998.
Abstract Read Online Read pdf 17 Chase, K. W., S. P. Magleby and C. G. Glancy, "A Comprehensive System for Computer-Aided Tolerance Analysis of 2-D and 3-D Mechanical Assemblies," Proceedings of the 5th CIRP Seminar on Computer-Aided Tolerancing, Toronto, Ontario, April 28-29, 1997.
Abstract Read Online Read pdf 16 Gao, J., K. W. Chase and S. P. Magleby "General 3-D Tolerance Analysis of Mechanical Assemblies with Small Kinematic Adjustments," IIE Transactions, v 30, pp. 367-377, 1998.
Abstract Read Online Read pdf 15 Chase, K. W., J. Gao and S. P. Magleby, "Tolerance Analysis of 2-D and 3-D Mechanical Assemblies with Small Kinematic Adjustments," Advanced Tolerancing Techniques, John Wiley, (1997).
Abstract Read Online Read pdf 14 Chase, K. W., J. Gao, S. P. Magleby and C. D. Sorenson, "Including Geometric Feature Variations in Tolerance Analysis of Mechanical Assemblies," IIE Transactions, v 28, pp. 795-807, 1996.
13 Merkeley, Karl G., K. W. Chase and E. Perry, "An Introduction to Tolerance Analysis of Flexible Systems," 1996 MSC World Users' Conference, Newport Beach, CA, June 1996.
12 Huo, Hanqi, and K. W. Chase, "Variation Polygon - a New Method for Determining Tolerance Sensitivity in Assemblies," Proceedings CSME Forum, Ontario, Canada, May 7-9, 1996.
Abstract Read Online Read pdf 11 Gao, J., Chase, K. W., and S. P. Magleby, "Comparison of Assembly Tolerance Analysis by the Direct Linearization and Modified Monte Carlo Simulation Methods," Proceedings of the ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences, Boston, MA, 1995, pp. 353-360.
Abstract Read Online Read pdf 10 Chase, K. W., J. Gao and S. P. Magleby "General 2-D Tolerance Analysis of Mechanical Assemblies with Small Kinematic Adjustments," J. of Design and Manufacturing, v 5 n 4, 1995.
9 Sorensen, C. D., D. B. Nielsen, and K. W. Chase, "Improved Methods for Tolerance Analysis of Mating Hole Patterns," Proceedings of the Design Productivity International Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii, Feb. 1991. pp. 595-600.
Abstract Read Online Read pdf 8 Chase, K. W. and A. R. Parkinson "A Survey of Research in the Application of Tolerance Analysis to the Design of Mechanical Assemblies," Research in Engineering Design, v 3, pp.23-37, 1991.
7 Greenwood, W. H. and K. W. Chase, "Root Sum Squares Tolerance Analysis with Nonlinear Problems," J. of Engineering for Industry, ASME, v 112, pp.382-384, Nov. 1990.
6 Andersen, C. B., K. W. Chase, and C. D. Sorensen, "Recent Developments in Tolerance Analysis Software for Mechanical Assemblies--Part B: 2-D Tolerance Allocation," Proceedings of the Western Regional Meeting of ASQC, Salt Lake City, Utah, October 26-27, 1989.
5 Chase, K. W., C. D. Sorensen and C. B. Andersen, "Recent Developments in Tolerance Analysis Software for Mechanical Assemblies--Part A: Two-Dimensional Modeling," Proceedings of the Western Regional Meeting of ASQC, Salt Lake City, Utah, October 26-27, 1989.
Abstract Read Online Read pdf 4 Chase, K. W., W. H. Greenwood, B. G. Loosli and L. F. Hauglund, "Least Cost Tolerance Allocation for Mechanical Assemblies with Automated Process Selection," Manufacturing Review, ASME, vol 2,no 4, December 1989.
3 Greenwood, W.H. and K.W. Chase, "Worst Case Tolerance Analysis with Non-linear Problems," J. Engineering for Industry, ASME, vol 110, no 3, August 1988, pp.232-235.
Abstract Read Online Read pdf 2 Chase, K.W. and W.H. Greenwood, "Design Issues in Mechanical Tolerance Analysis," Manufacturing Review, ASME, vol 1,no 1, March 1988, pp. 50-59.
1 Greenwood, W.H. & K.W. Chase, "A New Tolerance Analysis Method for Designers and Manufacturers," J. Engineering for Industry, May, 1987, pp 112-116.




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