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Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE A 2006 Vol.7 No.7 P.1215-1224


Surfel-based surface modeling for robotic belt grinding simulation

Author(s):  REN Xiang-yang, MUELLER Heinrich, KUHLENKOETTER Bernd

Affiliation(s):  Robotics Research Institute, University of Dortmund, Dortmund 44227, Germany; more

Corresponding email(s):   xiangyang.ren@uni-dortmund.de

Key Words:  Surface modelling, Surfel, Belt-grinding simulation

REN Xiang-yang, MUELLER Heinrich, KUHLENKOETTER Bernd. Surfel-based surface modeling for robotic belt grinding simulation[J]. Journal of Zhejiang University Science A, 2006, 7(7): 1215-1224.

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The new free-form surface modelling technology for robotic belt grinding simulation presented in this paper is based on discrete surfel elements generated from the surface approximation point set and can facilitate the simulation implementation. A local process model exploits the advantage of surfel representation to compute the material removal rate and the final surface grinding error can be easily carried out. With the help of this system, robot programmers can improve the path planning and predict potential problems by visualizing the manufacturing process.

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