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Application of Linear Assignment Model for Planning of Robotic Printed Circuit Board Assembly

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Z. Ji, M. C. Leu, H. Wong

Center for Manufacturing Systems and Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, NJ 07102

J. Electron. Packag 114(4), 455-460 (Dec 01, 1992) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.2905480 History: Received March 18, 1991; Revised September 30, 1992; Online April 28, 2008

Abstract

A planning method is presented for achieving shorter working-in-process and thus better productivity of printed circuit board assembly. This method finds the optimal sequence of component placement (and insertion) and near-optimal arrangement of feeders. For placement of components on a printed circuit board with a set of given feeder locations, the sequencing problem is shown to be equivalent to, and therefore solvable as, a linear assignment problem, which involves assigning n components to m feeders with the objective to minimize the total assembly time. A heuristic approach based on a linear assignment model is employed for arrangement of feeders. An example is provided to illustrate the solution generated by the proposed method.

Copyright © 1992 by The American Society of Mechanical Engineers
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