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Robust Design of a Lens System of Variable Refraction Power with Respect to the Assembly Process

  • Ingo Sieber
  • Ulrich Gengenbach
  • Rudolf Scharnowell
Part of the IFIP — International Federation for Information Processing book series (IFIPAICT, volume 260)

Abstract

The aim of this paper is to show that a compensation of manufacturing tolerances by means of the functional design is reasonable. The approach is discussed exemplarily in the application of a lens system of variable refraction power considering the assembly tolerances. This approach is based on the steps sensitivity analysis, tolerance analysis, and design optimisation and will result in a robust design with respect to the assembly process.

Keywords

Robust Design Modulation Transfer Function Lens System Tolerance Range Monte Carlo Analysis 
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Copyright information

© International Federation for Information Processing 2008

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ingo Sieber
    • 1
  • Ulrich Gengenbach
    • 1
  • Rudolf Scharnowell
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute for Applied Computer ScienceGermany

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