Presented a Master Thesis about remote environment modelling for off-line robot programming

The student J.C. Camacho presented a work called “3D MODEL DRIVEN DISTANT ASSEMBLY” about remote environment modelling for off-line programming, using computer vision.

He uses structured light and robot parallax to build geometrical models of the objects found. These models are later used to build automatic assembly plans.

Virtual pillars and camera motion are used for  model building.

Virtual pillars and camera motion are used for model building.

This work was developed at the Wise-ShopFloor research group from the Skövde University, wher he worked with J. Cana Quijada, under the tutoring of Abdullah Mohammed.

A remote programming interface was also developped

A remote programming interface was also developped

The project report (3D model driven distant assembly) was written in english and includes an abstract in spanish.

 

Presented Master Thesis about a 3D Printer Color Extruder

Today, Víctor Andueza just presented its Master Thesis for the spanish Industrial Engineering title. He did a great presentation (Soon available in spanish) about a big work developed in the laboratories of the department of Systems Engineering and Automation of the University of Málaga.Vanduezaproject

He designed and built a multifilament ABS color extruder for 3D printing, capable of generating virtually any color based on three primary colors plus black and white. That’s a multidisciplinary work, where analysis, design, implementation and experiments have been done by the student.

Thanks to the tribunal too. They were interested in many aspects and maintained an interesting debate. Victor obtained the maximum qualification. Congratulations.

This work couldn’t have been possible, again without the collaboration of UNO Engineering. Thanks, Alejandro.

More details about this project are going to be published in this blog soon.

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Stay tuned

PIERO is almost ready

More laser-cut acrylic components arrived from Ingeniería UNO workshops for the PIERO educational robot.

The finishing is excellent and everything is looking good.

The arduinos Mega are stuck in a post office in Barajas and it’s going to take a while to get them.

So far we have tested the LM298 with the EMG30 and although the encoder resolution is low, a x4 decoding interface is going to be enough for the platform PID speed control.

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Thank you, Alejandro. Great design and accurate manufacturing!

Soon, the fully assembled prototypes.

Oferta de Proyecto fin de Carrera: Sistema de control para una fresadora CNC

CNC Control

CNC Controller

Objetivo: El proyecto consiste en la actualización del sistema de control, de una fresadora de control numérico existente, que posee un sistema de control de ejes realimentado mediante servomotores sin escobillas. El sistema de control de ejes estará implementado mediante una tarjeta PCI basada en un dispositivo FPGA compatible con el software de control linuxCNC. Se realizará la instalación física de los componentes, y la configuración y ajuste de los parámetros de la máquina. Todos los componentes y materiales se encuentran ya disponibles.

Requerimientos: Conocimientos de control, programación.

Solicitud: Los alumnos interesados deberán enviar un resumen de curriculum incluyendo las asignaturas cursadas.

Contacto: Jesús Manuel Gómez de Gabriel (jesus.gomez@uma.es)

Premio OMRON 2012

El Comité de Selección del Premio Omron de “Iniciación a la Investigación e Innovación en Automática”, que está formado por miembros de la Junta Directiva de CEA y un representante de la Empresa Omron, y que está presidida por el presidente de CEA, ha decidido: Proponer por unanimidad para el Premio OMRON convocatoria 2011/12 al trabajo “Sistema de montaje de componentes SMD mediante manipulador paralelo”, presentado por los alumnos Andrea Mª Maidana Gómez,  Antonio Javier Pérez Vigo y  Fernando Sabarit Peñalosa, de la Universidad de Málaga, con el tutor Jesús M. Gómez de Gabriel.

El robot tipo delta ha sido diseñado  mediante SolidWorks en base a servomotores brushless de 200W con encóders ópticos de alta resolución y construido  con aluminio aligerado y tubos de fibra de carbono para reducir inercias.

 

Delta Rbot UMA

Delta Robot Built at the Department of Systems Engineering, School of Engineering, University of Málaga

El robot robot paralelo está basado en sistema de control de movimientos de Omron con controladora NJ501 y programado con Sysmac Studio.

Control System Schematics for the SMD station

Control System Schematics for the SMD station

El modelo cinemático inverso está implementado en el controlador de tiempo real.

Se ha diseñado y construido una estación de ensamblado de circuitos con componentes SMD completamente realizado por los alumnos con la colaboración de Omron y el Departamento.

SMD Station

SMD Station