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THE OBJECTIVE OF THIS PROJECT IS TO ADVANCE THE STATE-OF-THE-ART OF VISION…

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Navy
Award ID:
3720
Program Year/Program:
1986 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
3720
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Automatix, Inc.
755 Middlesex Turnpike Billerica, MA 01821
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 1986
Title: THE OBJECTIVE OF THIS PROJECT IS TO ADVANCE THE STATE-OF-THE-ART OF VISION GUIDED ROBOTIC WELDING (SEAM TRACKING) BY THE DEVELOPMENT OF EXPERT SYSTEMS CAPABLE OF ADAPTING THE WELDING PARAMETERS TO COMPENSATE FOR WELDING PROCESS DISTURBANCIES.
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $49,709.00
 

Abstract:

THE OBJECTIVE OF THIS PROJECT IS TO ADVANCE THE STATE-OF-THE-ART OF VISION GUIDED ROBOTIC WELDING (SEAM TRACKING) BY THE DEVELOPMENT OF EXPERT SYSTEMS CAPABLE OF ADAPTING THE WELDING PARAMETERS TO COMPENSATE FOR WELDING PROCESS DISTURBANCIES. IN PHASE I OF THE PROJECT, WE WILL FOCUS ON ADAPTATION TO JOINT GEOMETRY VARIATIONS AND ESTABLISH THE FEASIBILITY OF THE OVERALL APPROACH. EXPERIMENTS WILL BE PERFORMED IN ORDER TO ANALYZE THE HUMAN WELDING ENGINEERING EXPERTISE AND KNOWLEDGE NECESSARY FOR THE INTIAL SELECTION, ITERATIVE REFINEMENT, AND ADJUSTMENT OF WELDING PARAMETERS IN RESPONSE TO CONDITION VARIATIONS. A PROTOTYPE RULE-BASED EXPERT SYSTEM FOR JOINT GEOMETRY ADAPTATION WILL BE DEVELOPED IN ORDER TO AUGMENT CONVENTIONAL SEAMTRACKING. DIRECTIONS FOR FUTURE WORK WILL BE ESTABLISHED AND PRESENTED IN A PROPOSAL FOR PHASE II.

Principal Investigator:

Dr john e agapakis
6176677900

Business Contact:

Small Business Information at Submission:

Automatix Inc
1000 Technology Park Dr Billerica, MA 01821

EIN/Tax ID:
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No