PUBLICATIONS  

 

Fixturing Analysis

Sangnui, S. and F. Peters, “The Impact of Surface Errors on the Location and Orientation of a Cylindrical Workpiece in a Fixture,” ASME Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Vol. 123, pp. 325-330, May 2001.

 

Peters, F. and E. Salisbury, "The Effect of Casting Form Variability on Machining Fixturing Error,” AFS Transactions, Vol. 106, pp. 659-663, 1998.

 

Salisbury, E. and F. Peters, "The Impact of Surface Errors on Fixtured Workpiece Location and Orientation," Transactions of NAMRI/SME, pp. 323-328, May 1998.

 

Dimensional Assessment

Faustine, W., R. Voigt and F. Peters, "Dimensional Variability of Aluminum Castings,” AFS Transactions, Vol. 107, pp. 829-838, 1999.

 

Nazareth, E., R. Voigt, and F. Peters, "Dimensional Variability of Production Iron Castings," AFS Transactions, Vol. 106, pp. 713-720, 1998.

 

Peters, F., R. Velaga, and R. Voigt, Assessing the Dimensional Repeatability of Metal Casting Processes,” AFS Transactions, Vol. 104, pp. 181-190, 1996.

 

Potter, L., R. Voigt, F. Peters, J. Lies, and M. Chandra, "A Statistically Based Pattern Approval Process," AFS Transactions, Vol. 104, pp.307-316, 1996.  

 

Peters, F., and R. Voigt, "Assessing the Capabilities of Patternshop Measurement Systems," AFS Transactions, Vol. 103, pp. 181-190, 1995.

 

Peters, F. and R. Voigt, "How To Determine Measurement Variability in the Pattern Shop," Modern Casting, pp. 58-60, March 1996.

 

Voigt, R., R. Monroe, G. DiSpensa, C. Monroe and F. Peters, “Pattern Allowances-Predicting Casting Dimensions from Tool Dimensions,” Steel Founders’ Society of America-Technical and Operating Conference, Chicago, Illinois, November 2000.

 

Peters, F. "Experiment on Dimensions of Steel Castings During Solidification," Modeling of Casting, Welding, and Advanced Solidification Processes Conference, San Diego, California, June 1998.

 

Voigt, R., and F. Peters, “Development of Dimensional Tolerances for Steel Castings,” Proceedings of the 1997 Steel Founders Society of America T & O Conference, Chicago, IL, November 1997.

 

Peters, F. and R. Voigt, "Pattern Allowance Prediction," Proceedings of the Steel Founders Society of America T & O Conference, Chicago, IL, November 1996.

 

Peters, F., R. Voigt, and M. Blair, "Dimensional Repeatability of Investment Castings," 9th World Conference on Investment Casting, San Francisco, October 1996.

 

Vaupel, W., E. DeMeter, F. Peters, and R. Voigt, "Geometric Variability of Production Steel Castings," Proceedings of the 1995 Steel Founders' Society of America Technical and Operating Conference, Chicago, Illinois, November 1995.

 

Potter, L., R. Voigt, and F. Peters, "A Preliminary Analysis of the Influence of Casting Feature Variables and Measurement Instruments on the Repeatability of Casting Feature Dimensions," Proceedings of the 1995 Steel Founders' Society of America Technical and Operating Conference, Chicago, Illinois, November 1995.

 

Peters, F., R. Voigt, L. Potter, and E. DeMeter, "Dimensional Repeatability of Steel Castings: an Update," Proceedings of the 1995 Steel Founders' Society of America Technical and Operating Conference, Chicago, Illinois, November 1995.

 

Peters, F., J. Ristey, W. Vaupel, E. DeMeter, and R. Voigt, "Dimensional Variability of Production Steel Castings," Proceedings of the 1994 Steel Founders' Society of America Technical and Operating Conference, Chicago, Illinois, November 1994.

 

Vaupel, W., E. DeMeter, F. Peters, and R. Voigt, "The Implications of Tolerance System Interpretation on Past and Present Dimensional Variability Studies, "Proceedings of the 1994 Steel Founders' Society of America Technical and Operating Conference, Chicago, Illinois, November 1994.

 

Peters, F. and R. Voigt, "Casting Inspection Strategies for Determining Dimensional Variability," Proceedings of the 1993 Steel Founders' Society of America Technical and Operating Conference, Chicago, Illinois, November 1993.

 

Peters, F. and R. Voigt, "Dimensional Capabilities of Steel Castings," Proceedings of the Near-Net-Shape Manufacturing: Examining Competitive Processes Conference, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, September 1993.

 

Voigt, R. and F. Peters, "Dimensional Tolerances and Shrinkage Allowances for Steel Castings," Proceedings of the 1992 Steel Founders' Society of America Technical and Operating Conference, Chicago, Illinois, November 1992.

 

 

 

Engineering Education

S. Olafsson, M. Huba, J. Jackman, and S. Ryan, “Information Technology Based Active Learning:  A Pilot Study for Engineering Economy,” Proceedings of the 2003 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference, Nashville, TN, June 2003. 

 

J. Jackman, S. Olafsson, F. Peters, S. Ryan, and M. Huba, “The Electronic Learning Portal:  An Active Learning Environment for Information Technology Across the Curriculum,” Proceedings of the Industrial Engineering Research Conference, Portland, OR, May 2003. 

 

Manufacturing Systems

            Menefee, A., J. Anderson, F. Peters, A. Menning, and T. VanVoorhis, “Initial Studies Towards Reduction in Variability in                Steel Foundries,”  Steel Founders' Society of America – Technical and Operating Conference Proceedings, Chicago,                Illinois, November, 2002. 

           

VanVoorhis, T., F. Peters, and D. Johnson, “Developing Software for Generating Pouring Schedules for Steel Foundries,” Computers & Industrial Engineering, Vol. 39, pp. 219-234, April 2001. 

 

Peters, F., and T. VanVoorhis, “Re-Engineering Casting Production Systems,” Modern Casting, pages 39-41, July 2001.

 

Peters, F., and P. Patterson, “Using an Ergonomic Approach in Your Operation,” Modern Casting, pages 58-59, October 2000.

 

Peters, F., J. Anderson, A. Menefee, and P. Patterson, “Solutions to Improve Ergonomics and Productivity,” Steel Founders’ Society of America-Technical and Operating Conference, Chicago, Illinois, November 2001.

 

VanVoorhis, T., B. Bernard, and F. Peters, “Impact of Variability on Productivity, WIP and Lead Time,” Steel Founders’ Society of America-Technical and Operating Conference, Chicago, Illinois, November 2001.

 

Peters, F., M. Beyersdorfer, and T. VanVoorhis, “Instigating Changes to Production Systems,” Steel Founders’ Society of America-Technical and Operating Conference, Chicago, Illinois, November 2000.

 

Patterson, P., F. Peters, A. Menefee, T. Hoffman, and G. O’Connor, “Development of Ergonomic Improvements for the Steel Foundry Industry,” Steel Founders’ Society of America-Technical and Operating Conference, Chicago, Illinois, November 2000.

 

Peters, F., T. VanVoorhis, and T. Rolling, "Re-Engineering Casting Production Systems – Successes and Opportunities," Steel Founders' Society of America Technical and Operating Conference, Chicago, Illinois, November 1999.

 

Peters, F. and T. VanVoorhis, "Current Steel Casting Production Practices," Steel Founders' Society of America Technical and Operating Conference, Chicago, Illinois, November 1998.

 

Peters, F and T. VanVoorhis, "Re-Engineering Casting Production Systems," Proceedings of the 1997 Steel Founders' Society of America Technical and Operating Conference, Chicago, Illinois, November 1997.