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Mathematical Problems in Engineering
Volume 2014, Article ID 148360, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/148360
Research Article

Sensitivity Analysis of Deviation Source for Fast Assembly Precision Optimization

Institute of CAPP & Manufacturing Engineering Software, Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xi’an 710072, China

Received 26 December 2013; Accepted 28 February 2014; Published 17 April 2014

Academic Editor: Manyu Xiao

Copyright © 2014 Jianjun Tang et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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