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Process-oriented off-line programming of industrial robots
Author(s): Eckhard Freund; D. Rokossa; Juergen Rossmann
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Paper Abstract

A major problem when using off-line programming system is today's robot-based workcells still is that for more complex tasks like e.g. arc welding, general coating, grinding or laser-based applications, the support by these programming tools is poor. Particularly, together with intricate workpieces designed from free-form surfaces (e.g. NURBS) the programming of the desired robot motion still requires a lot of manual, teach-in like work by the programmer. This paper presents two approaches which now support the programmer in a comprehensive manner to solve this problem efficiently.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 October 1998
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 3517, Intelligent Systems in Design and Manufacturing, (9 October 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.326920
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Eckhard Freund, Univ. of Dortmund (Germany)
D. Rokossa, Univ. of Dortmund (Germany)
Juergen Rossmann, Univ. of Dortmund (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3517:
Intelligent Systems in Design and Manufacturing
Bhaskaran Gopalakrishnan; San Murugesan, Editor(s)

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