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Title: Mechatronic design of a reconfigurable machining machine
Authors: Xing, B
Tlale, NS
Bright, G
Keywords: Mechatronics
Reconfigurable machining machine
Issue Date: Oct-2008
Publisher: IEEE
Citation: Xing, B, Tlale, NS and Bright, G. 2008. Mechatronic design of a reconfigurable machining machine. IEEE/ASME International Conference on Mechatronic and Embedded Systems and Applications, Beijing, China, 12-15 October 2008, pp 136-141
Abstract: The paper deals with the integration of mechanical and control aspects involved in the design of a novel 4-DOF reconfigurable machining machine (RMM). Its modular mechanical structure and control system are conceived in order to obtain the reasonable flexibility and reconfigurability in performing a series of machining tasks around a product family. Reconfigurable machines bridge the gap between two types of conventional machining machines: the fully flexible machining machines and the totally dedicated machining machines. The application of the integrated mechatronic design approach and its application advantages are detailed in this paper. A full-scale RMM prototype has been built; its hardware and software layouts are presented as well. The experimental results compared with the traditional drilling/milling machine performance are also discussed.
Description: Copyright: 2008 IEEE
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10204/3014
ISBN: 978-1-4244-2367-5
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