Dr. E. Amine Lehtihet, Ph.D.
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  • Amine Lehtihet is Associate Professor of Industrial & Manufacturing Engineering at Penn State. He holds a B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering and M.S. and Ph.D. Degrees in Industrial Engineering. His teaching and research interests include the geometric analysis of mechanical assemblies, tolerance control and synthesis of mechanical products, machining theory and practice, tolerance control in machining, process planning and metrology. He has published over 40 technical papers on tolerancing related topics and machining. He served as a consultant on tolerancing in design and machining related issues to a number of companies such as AT&T Reading Works, United Defense / BMY Combat Systems, Burle Industries, Cannondale Corp., Alpha Sintered Metals, NAC Carbon, Sensus Technologies, C-COR Electronics and ECHO Ultrasound.

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  • Deformation processes
  • Industrial Automation
  • Production Engineering
  • Process Planning
  • Metrology
  • Computer-Aided Tolerancing
  • Assembly of Printed Circuit Boards

  R E S E A R C H   I N T E R E S T S
  • Geometric analysis of mechanical assemblies
  • Stochastic models for tolerance control and synthesis in mechanical assemblies
  • Optimization models for tolerance allocation in the manufacture of discrete parts
  • Machine tool and discrete parts metrology
  • Machining and Metal cutting tools
  • Process planning
  • Assembly of printed circuit boards

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  • Active in several societies including SME, ASME and ASPE; Reviewer for several national and international journals including ASME J. Eng. Ind., SME J.M.S., I.J.P.R., IIE Trans., SME Trans. Consulting and special courses in tolerancing for industry including AT&T, Burle Industries, BMY/United Defense

  C U R R E N T   R E S E A R C H
  • Sequential tolerance control in discrete part manufacturing. National Science Foundation Grant # DMI-9622620, Co-PI with T.M. Cavalier, 8/96 - 1/00.

  • Producibility models for the class of geometric position tolerance controls. National Science Foundation Grant # DMI-9908268, Co-PI with T.M. Cavalier, 8/99 - 8/02.

  • Probabilistic sequential tolerance control. National Science Foundation Grant # DMI-9908188, Co-PI with T.M. Cavalier and E.del Castillo, 8/99 - 8/01.

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