CALL FOR PAPERS

WE ARE CURRENTLY ACCEPTING

NEW SUBMISSIONS FOR THOSE AUTHORS

WHO WISH TO JOIN THE SEMINAR

IN DECEMBER 2020

  

See below for details

We are pleased to announce the Call for Papers for the 9th International Precision Assembly Seminar 2020, which will be held on 13-15 December 2020 at a new venue in Kitzbuhel, Austria.

 

Please see the below details for the submission of papers, including the author guidelines and technical instructions (Word template).

Thematic Areas 

The aim of the seminar is to bring together the community of scientists, researchers and industrial practitioners to discuss the rapidly evolving field of precision assembly processes, equipment and systems for the products of the future.

Papers are invited in but not limited to the following thematic areas:

  • Design for assembly and disassembly

  • Product assembly requirements, key characteristics and tolerancing

  • Design of smart assembly systems

  • Actuators and sensors for precision assembly

  • Tooling and fixturing for precision assembly

  • Precision joining operations

  • Control methods for precision assembly

  • Robotics and robot applications for assembly

  • Metrology assisted assembly and quality control

  • Variability and uncertainty in assembly

  • Artificial intelligence and data analytics for product and process monitoring

  • Standardisation for precision assembly including grippers, handling, tooling and application software

  • Processes and systems for disassembly

  • Parts sorting, feeding and positioning

  • Assembly system integration

  • Connected assembly equipment and systems utilising the IIoT

  • Examples of novel industrial applications.

As usual, selected papers will be published in a book by Springer. See Previous Proceedings.

Submit a Paper

NEW DATES!

Submission Deadline: 1 August 2020

Decision Notification: 15 September 2020

Final Submission Deadline: 1 November 2020

PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR PAPERS IN WORD FORMAT TO: nancy.martin@nottingham.ac.uk 

Full papers should ideally be up to 15 pages in length (minimum 8 pages).

Available downloads:

Author Guidelines and Technical Instructions  (Word template)

Springer Copyright Form (PDF) 

Please note authors must intend to register for, and attend, the Seminar to present the paper if it is accepted.

If you have any questions or need further information please contact: nancy.martin@nottingham.ac.uk