Automated platform for designing multiple robot work cells

N. S. Osman*, M. A.A. Rahman, A. A. Abdul Rahman, S. H. Kamsani, B. M. Bali Mohamad, E. Mohamad, Z. A. Zaini, M. F. Ab Rahman, M. N.H. Mohamad Hatta

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

Designing the multiple robot work cells is very knowledge-intensive, intricate, and time-consuming process. This paper elaborates the development process of a computer-aided design program for generating the multiple robot work cells which offer a user-friendly interface. The primary purpose of this work is to provide a fast and easy platform for less cost and human involvement with minimum trial and errors adjustments. The automated platform is constructed based on the variant-shaped configuration concept with its mathematical model. A robot work cell layout, system components, and construction procedure of the automated platform are discussed in this paper where integration of these items will be able to automatically provide the optimum robot work cell design according to the information set by the user. This system is implemented on top of CATIA V5 software and utilises its Part Design, Assembly Design, and Macro tool. The current outcomes of this work provide a basis for future investigation in developing a flexible configuration system for the multiple robot work cells.

Original languageEnglish
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 06 Jun 2017
Externally publishedYes
EventInternational Technical Postgraduate Conference 2017, Tech-Post 2017 - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Duration: 05 Apr 201706 Apr 2017

Conference

ConferenceInternational Technical Postgraduate Conference 2017, Tech-Post 2017
Country/TerritoryMalaysia
CityKuala Lumpur
Period05/04/201706/04/2017

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
We are grateful for the support from the Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka (UTeM) and Department of Occupational Safety and Healh (DOSH) Malaysia for providing materials support and useful information in order to complete this work.

Publisher Copyright:
© Published under licence by IOP Publishing Ltd.

Copyright:
Copyright 2017 Elsevier B.V., All rights reserved.

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Materials Science(all)
  • Engineering(all)

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