Scott, Paul J. and Forbes, Alistair B. (2012) Mathematics for modern precision engineering. Philosophical Transactions A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences, 370 (1973). pp. 4066-4088. ISSN 1364-503XMetadata only available from this repository.
The aim of precision engineering is the accurate control of geometry. For this reason, mathematics has a long association with precision engineering: from the calculation and correction of angular scales used in surveying and astronomical instrumentation to statistical-averaging techniques used to increase precision. This study illustrates the enabling role the mathematical sciences are playing in precision engineering: modelling physical processes, instruments and complex geometries, statistical characterization of metrology systems and error compensation.
|Subjects:||Q Science > QA Mathematics
T Technology > TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery
|Schools:||School of Computing and Engineering
School of Computing and Engineering > Centre for Precision Technologies
School of Computing and Engineering > Centre for Precision Technologies > Surface Metrology Group
School of Computing and Engineering > Centre for Precision Technologies > EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Advanced Metrology
|Depositing User:||Paul Scott|
|Date Deposited:||09 Aug 2012 11:20|
|Last Modified:||21 Jan 2013 16:23|
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