Piston Alignment Fixture

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dc.contributor.author Hall, Sabrina en_US
dc.contributor.author Lenss, David en_US
dc.contributor.author Quasney, Evan en_US
dc.contributor.author Tolbert, Kristina en_US
dc.contributor.advisor Saitou, Kazuhiro en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2007-04-03T16:03:16Z
dc.date.available 2007-04-03T16:03:16Z
dc.date.issued 2006-04 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2027.42/49582
dc.description Capstone Design and Manufacturing Experience: Winter 2006 en_US
dc.description.abstract The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is involved in research and design of highefficiency hybrid vehicles based on hydraulic systems. Building and testing hydraulic piston pumps form part of this study. Nine pistons in a two-inch circle are spherically-jointed to connecting rods and surround a central constant velocity (CV) joint. The pistons and CV joint must be assembled simultaneously into a mating barrel inside the pump housing; the multiple joints make it difficult to align all parts at once. This project is to design a removable fixture to position the pistons and line up the CV joint for proper assembly within tight quarters. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship The Environmental Protection Agency ME 450 en_US
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dc.format.mimetype text/plain
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.subject Piston en_US
dc.subject Connecting Rod en_US
dc.subject Cv Joint en_US
dc.subject Housing en_US
dc.subject Fixture en_US
dc.title Piston Alignment Fixture en_US
dc.type Project en_US
dc.subject.hlbsecondlevel Mechanical Engineering en_US
dc.subject.hlbtoplevel Engineering en_US
dc.contributor.affiliationum ME 450 Students en_US
dc.contributor.affiliationumcampus Ann Arbor en_US
dc.description.bitstreamurl http://deepblue.lib.umich.edu/bitstream/2027.42/49582/2/proj8_report.pdf en_US
dc.owningcollname Mechanical Engineering, Department of
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