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A guidance scheme for automated tetrahedral truss structure assembly based on machine vision

A guidance scheme for automated tetrahedral truss structure assembly based on machine vision

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Published by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Langley Research Center, National Technical Information Service, distributor in Hampton, Va, [Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Trusses.,
  • Computer vision.,
  • Rigid structures.,
  • Robotics.,
  • Algorithms.,
  • Robots.,
  • Guidance (Motion)

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWilliam R. Doggett.
    SeriesNASA technical paper -- 3601.
    ContributionsLangley Research Center.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15504442M

    truss, i.e., a truss whose mem-bers are subjected only to axial forces. Primary Forces≡ member axial forces determined from the analysis of an ideal truss. Secondary Forces ≡ deviations from the idealized forces, i.e., shear and bending forces in a truss member. Our focus will be on primary forces. If large secondary forces. TETRAHEXAGONAL TRUSS STRUCTURE AND METHOD ABSTRACT A lightweight, high strength moldable structure is comprised of a core having a plurality of interconnected cavities (12). Each solid-walled cavity (12) has a hexagonal base (24) so that the core of the structure has upper and lower surfaces. Each solid-walled cavity (12) has a unique tetrahexagonal shape in which a regular tetrahedron .

    In a tetrahedral molecular geometry, a central atom is located at the center with four substituents that are located at the corners of a bond angles are cos −1 (− 1 ⁄ 3) = ° ≈ ° when all four substituents are the same, as in methane (CH 4) as well as its heavier e and other perfectly symmetrical tetrahedral molecules belong to point. In more systematic detail for our adamantane-based constructions, we can define a replacement operation a which applied to a pair of tetrahedral structures T & T' places 6 copies of T& 4 copies of Tʹ respectively in the 6 secondary & 4 tertiary positions of an enlarged adamantane structure – the result being denoteda(T,T)ʹ. Thus denoting.

    Using a motif-network search scheme, we studied the tetrahedral structures of the dilithium/disodium transition metal orthosilicates A 2 MSiO 4 with A = Li or Na and M = Mn, Fe or Co. In addition to finding all previously reported structures, we discovered many other different tetrahedral-network-based crystal structures which are highly degenerate in energy. Hubs for building regular tetrahedral trusses. For these trusses all the tetrahedral edge lengths are equal. The hubs will work with edges of any length as long as they are all the same length. The hub holes are sized for 3/16" dowels along with enough room for a bit of glue.


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A guidance scheme for automated tetrahedral truss structure assembly based on machine vision Download PDF EPUB FB2

CiteSeerX - Document Details (Isaac Councill, Lee Giles, Pradeep Teregowda): The Automated Structures Assembly Laboratory (ASAL) is a unique facility at Langley Research Center used to investigate robotic assembly of truss structures.

An industrial robot equipped with a special purpose end-effector has been used to assemble struts into either an 8-m-diameter structure or a beam-like structure. Automated Structures Assembly Laboratory (ASAL), a regular tetrahedral truss structure has been assembled, using a specialized end-effector mounted on an industrial robot.

This paper describes the operation of the guidance algorithms used in the ASAL during automated strut installation. The algorithms and strategies provide a sig.

Get this from a library. A guidance scheme for automated tetrahedral truss structure assembly based on machine vision. [William R Doggett; Langley Research Center.]. A Guidance Scheme for Automated Tetrahedral Truss Structure Assembly Based. an off-line geometric path planner combined with a compact machine vision system has been developed.

By providing position information relative to passive targets on the structure, the vision system guides the robot through a critical region, beginning Author: William R. Doggett. A Guidance Scheme for Automated Tetrahedal Truss Structure Assembly Based on Machine Vision. By William R.

Doggett. Abstract. The Automated Structures Assembly Laboratory (ASAL) is a unique facility at Langley Research Center used to investigate robotic assembly of truss structures. An industrial robot equipped with a special purpose end Author: William R.

Doggett. A Guidance Scheme for Automated Tetrahedral Truss Structure Assembly Based on Machine Vision The Automated Structures Assembly Laboratory (ASAL) is a unique facility at Langley Research Center.

In architecture and structural engineering, a space frame or space structure (3D truss) is a rigid, lightweight, truss-like structure constructed from interlocking struts in a geometric frames can be used to span large areas with few interior supports.

Like the truss, a space frame is strong because of the inherent rigidity of the triangle; flexing loads (bending moments) are. The planning automation is based on the computational formalism known as production system.

The global database consists of an hexagonal grid representation of the truss structure. This representation captures the regularity of tetrahedral truss structures and their multiple hierarchies. In the Automated Structural Assembly Laboratory reliable autonomous assembly and disassembly of an 8 m planar structure composed of truss elements covered by.

В этом телескопе два из трех самых ответственных узлов: Graphite-epoxy Metering Truss и focal plane structure являются фермами, и изготовлены они из углеродно-эпоксидного композиционного материала [2]. В настоящее. TELEMATICS and INFORMATICS Vol.

9, Nos. 3/4, pp.Pergamon Press Ltd. Printed in the USA $ + ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE APPROACH TO PLANNING THE ROBOTIC ASSEMBLY OF LARGE TETRAHEDRAL TRUSS STRUCTURES Luiz S. Homem de Mello Abstract--This article presents an assembly sequence planner for tetrahedral truss structures.

Abstract: An artificial intelligence approach to planning the robotic assembly of large tetrahedral truss structures is presented. Based on the computational formalism known as production system, the approach exploits the simplicity and uniformity of the shapes of the parts and the regularity of their interconnection to drastically reduce the required geometric reasoning computation.

Definition: A truss is a structure that consists of The most elementary 3D space truss structure is the tetrahedron. The members are connected with ball-and -socket joints.

Simple space trusses can be obtained by adding 3 elements at a time to 3 of the machine as a free -body. Using a motif-network search scheme, we studied the tetrahedral structures of the dilithium/disodium transition metal orthosilicates A2MSiO4 with A.

Carney and B. Jenett, "Relative Robots: Scaling Automated Assembly of Discrete Cellular Lattices," in Proceedings the Manufacturing Science and Eng. Conf., W. Doggett, "A Guidance Scheme for Automated Tetrahedral Truss Structure Assembly Based on Machine Vision," K.

Kotay and D. Rus, "Navigating 3D steel web structures. In this case, both the M and the X atoms are tetrahedrally coordinated. The zincblende and wurtzite structures are tetrahedral structures based on fcc and hcp lattices, respectively.

Both structures are favored by p-block compounds that follow the octet rule, and these compounds are usually semiconductors or insulators. Truss rafting is a framing technique where completed trusses, designed to be rafted, are assembled into an entire roof section on the ground and then lifted as an assembly onto the building structure.

The assembly can consist of just the trusses, or the trusses plus purlins, roof deck and final roofing which is all installed on the. Abstract. Truss structures constitute a special class of structures in which individual straight members are connected at joints. The members are assumed to be connected to the joints in a manner that permit rotation, and thereby it follows from equilibrium considerations, that the individual structural members act as bars, i.e.

structural members that can only carry an axial force in either. A multidisciplinary program has been conducted at the Langley Research Center to develop operational procedures for supervised autonomous assembly of truss structures suitable for large-aperture antennas.

The hardware and operations required to assemble a member tetrahedral truss and attach 12 hexagonal panels were developed and evaluated.

In addition to being able to build arbitrarily large structures, a relative robot achieves metrology based on discrete lattice locations, rather than relying on global positioning systems or complex vision based systems [W. Doggett, “A Guidance Scheme for Automated Tetrahedral Truss Structure Assembly Based on Machine Vision,” ].

A planar tetrahedral truss, such as the model shown in figure 3, was selected for initial assembly studies because it is representative of the type of truss structures required for large antennas, reflectors, and aerobrakes. The truss is specifically designed for automated assembly and includes regular hexagonal rings.The structure selected for assembly is a planar tetrahedral truss that supports hexagonal re ector panels.

(See g. 2.) The completed structure com-prises a truss with strut members, each 2 m long, and 12 panels approximately m across the er-v tices. The structure was designed as a laboratory prototype to represent the structures that.Abstract.

Using a motif-network search scheme, we studied the tetrahedral structures of the dilithium/disodium transition metal orthosilicates A 2 MSiO 4 with A = Li or Na and M = Mn, Fe or Co. In addition to finding all previously reported structures, we discovered many other different tetrahedral-network-based crystal structures which are highly degenerate in energy.