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1.1 1.2 3.1 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 4.6 4.7 4.8 Practical usage of International tolerance grades Relation of machining processes to tolerance grades Cost – Tolerance models Tolerance ranges for the piston-cylinder assembly

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Values of the constant parameters for the cost functions 54 of different manufacturing processes Near-optimal tolerances for piston and cylinder assembly 64 based on GA for WCS stack-up condition Near-optimal tolerances for piston-cylinder assembly 66 based on GA for SM criterion. Near-optimal tolerances for piston-cylinder assembly 68 using GA-based optimization for RSS criterion. Manufacturing cost function details for Parts of wheel 71 mounting assembly Optimal values of GA parameters for EMS, WCS, SM and 76 RSS stack-up conditions for GA-based optimization Optimal tolerance values for various stack-up conditions 76 of wheel-mounting assembly using GA-based optimization Cost components for EMS, WCS, SM and RSS stack-up 76 conditions using GA of wheel-mount assembly. Rotor-key assembly-Principal machining tolerance ranges 79

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Rotor-key base assembly - Cost–tolerance parameters of 82 the machining processes Calculation of bonus tolerance - MMC condition 85

Optimal values of the GA-parameters for with positional 87 control constraint. Optimal tolerance values and their corresponding 89 manufacturing, quality and total costs of rotor-key assembly using GA.

5 5.1 7.6 Near-optimal tolerances for piston-cylinder assembly for 104 SM conditions. EMS and 144 RSS stack-up conditions using GA.5 6.1 6.1 5. SM.2 . Near-optimal tolerances for piston-cylinder assembly 130 based on PSO based approach for SM criterion Near-optimal tolerances for piston and cylinder based on 132 RSS using PSO-based optimization.3 6. Optimal parameters for various stack-up conditions of 134 PSO Optimal tolerance values for various stack-up conditions 134 of PSO Optimal values of PSO-parameters for with positional 137 control constraint Optimal tolerance values and their corresponding 138 manufacturing.6 7. quality and total costs of rotor-key assembly using DE.4 5.2 6.xix 5. Near-optimal tolerances for piston and cylinder based on RSS using DE-based optimization 107 Optimal parameters for various stack-up conditions of 110 DE Optimal tolerance values for different stack-up conditions 110 of DE Optimal values of DE-parameters for with positional 114 control constraint. quality and total costs of rotor-key assembly using PSO.4 6.2 5. Comparison of cost components for WCS. Optimal tolerance values and their corresponding 115 manufacturing. DE and PSO-based approaches for piston-cylinder assembly Comparison with other’s work – Piston-Cylinder assembly 149 6.3 5.

wheel-mount assembly.7 . DE and PSO approaches. WCS. WCS. SM and 158 RSS stack-up conditions using GA.3 Comparison of cost components for EMS.5 7. Summary of comparison with other’s work – wheel-mount 155 assembly Comparison of cost components for EMS.4 7. Summary of comparison with others work – rotor-key 166 assembly 7. SM and 150 RSS stack-up conditions using GA.xx 7. SM and 157 RSS stack-up conditions using GA. DE and PSO approaches.6 7.rotor-key assembly – without position control.rotor-key assembly – with position control. Comparison of cost components for EMS. DE and PSO approaches. WCS.