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Trajectory generation for open-contoured structures in robotic fibre placement

Journal Article


Abstract


  • Composites have become common engineering materials in industries where the strength to weight performance of structures is a key

    design consideration. The major limiting factors are the high-manufacturing costs and low-production rates. Robotic fibre placement

    (RFP) is one alternative process to overcome the limiting factors and it is generally suitable for open-continuous components. A novel

    path planning algorithm for open-contoured structures, entitled the surface curve algorithm for robotic fibre placement (SCAR) is

    proposed. The algorithm aims to produce a uniform lay-up of composite lamina, without gap and overlap between subsequent tows.

    A numerical investigation into the characteristics of the algorithm is performed and presented. The algorithm is implemented on complex

    contoured surface and some of the results are presented in this paper.

UOW Authors


  •   Shirinzadeh, Bijan (external author)
  •   Cassidy, Gary (external author)
  •   Oetomo, Denny (external author)
  •   Alici, Gursel
  •   Ang, Marcelo (external author)

Publication Date


  • 2007

Citation


  • Shirinzadeh, B., Cassidy, G., Oetomo, D., Alici, G. & Ang, M. (2007). Trajectory generation for open-contoured structures in robotic fibre placement. Robotics and Computer Integrated Manufacturing, 23 (4), 380-394.

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-33947600266

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/engpapers/3086

Has Global Citation Frequency


Number Of Pages


  • 14

Start Page


  • 380

End Page


  • 394

Volume


  • 23

Issue


  • 4

Abstract


  • Composites have become common engineering materials in industries where the strength to weight performance of structures is a key

    design consideration. The major limiting factors are the high-manufacturing costs and low-production rates. Robotic fibre placement

    (RFP) is one alternative process to overcome the limiting factors and it is generally suitable for open-continuous components. A novel

    path planning algorithm for open-contoured structures, entitled the surface curve algorithm for robotic fibre placement (SCAR) is

    proposed. The algorithm aims to produce a uniform lay-up of composite lamina, without gap and overlap between subsequent tows.

    A numerical investigation into the characteristics of the algorithm is performed and presented. The algorithm is implemented on complex

    contoured surface and some of the results are presented in this paper.

UOW Authors


  •   Shirinzadeh, Bijan (external author)
  •   Cassidy, Gary (external author)
  •   Oetomo, Denny (external author)
  •   Alici, Gursel
  •   Ang, Marcelo (external author)

Publication Date


  • 2007

Citation


  • Shirinzadeh, B., Cassidy, G., Oetomo, D., Alici, G. & Ang, M. (2007). Trajectory generation for open-contoured structures in robotic fibre placement. Robotics and Computer Integrated Manufacturing, 23 (4), 380-394.

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-33947600266

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/engpapers/3086

Has Global Citation Frequency


Number Of Pages


  • 14

Start Page


  • 380

End Page


  • 394

Volume


  • 23

Issue


  • 4