3rd International Conference on Advanced Research in Virtual and Rapid Prototyping Leiria, 24th to 29th September 2007
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Papers VR@P2003

5-AXIS MACHINING AND RULED LAYERS APPROXIMATION OF STL MODELS FOR RAPID PROTOTYPING
Bahhatin Koc
Yuan-Shin Lee
North Carolina State University at Raleigh
USA
A COOLING CHANNELS INOVATING DESIGN METHOD FOR RAPID TOOLING IN THERMOPLASTIC INJECTION MOLDING
Cyril Pelaingre
Laurent Velnom
Claude Barlier Christophe Levaillant
CIRTES/CROMeP-EMAC France
A CRITICAL REVIEW OF STEREOLITHOGRAPHY PROCESS MODELING
Konstantinos Salonitis
George Tsoukantas
Panagiotis Stravropoulos
Aristidis Stournaras

University of Patras
Greece

A NEW APPROACH TO THE DESIGN OF SAFETY-CRITICAL SYSTEMS BASED ON VIRTUAL PROTOTYPING, ASSERTIONS AND SIMULATION
Tim Oodes
Christian Müller-Schloer
University of Hannover
Germany
A NEW FLUID TACTILE DISPLAY SYSTEM
P. M. Taylor
R. I. Davidson
J. M. C. Zarraga
Y. Liu
University of Newcastle upon Tyne
UK
A NEW STRATEGY FOR DESIGN ORIENTATED DIGITISING TO INTEGRATE CONCEPTUAL DESIGN INTO THE DESIGN ENGINEERING
E. Westkämper
S. Roth-Koch
A. Henning
M. Stotz
Fraunhofer Institute Manufacturing Engineering and Automation IPA
Germany
A SOLUTION FOR MALE-FEMALE NOMINAL DISTANCE CALCULATION ON PRESSING MOULDS
Pedro Martín Lerones
Jose Manuel Alejo Silvo
Álvaro Melero Gil
Jaime Gómez García-Bermejo
Eduardo Zalama Casanova
Centro Tecnológico CARTIF
Spain
A VIRTUAL REALITY FOR PRODUCT LAYOUT CONFIGURATION
Stefano Mottura
Giampaolo Vigano
Marco Sacco
National Research Council of Italy
ADDING VALUE BY EXTENDED PRODUCT MODEL CONCEPT
Roy Björktrand
Jukka Tuomi
Helsinki University of Technology
Finland
ALGORITHMS FOR MULTI-AXIS ADDITIVE RAPID PROTOTYPING
Neil Sewell
Martin Jenkins
Richard Everson
University of Exeter
United Kingdom
APPLICATIONS OF COMPUTER AIDED INTEGRATED DESIGN AND RAPID PROTOTYPING TECHNOLOGY IN INDUSTRIAL DESIGN
Huang Tai-Shen
Chaoyang University Of Technology
Taiwan
AUTOMATED FEEDBACK OF SIMULATION RESULTS FOR MANUFACTURING PROCESSES
Yuliy Golub
Werner Jungbauer
DaimlerChrysler AG
Germany
BIO-MANUFACTURING OF ELASTIC AURICLE FRAMEWORK FOR MICROTIA
Renji Zhang
Tingchun Shi
Jie Luan
Feng Lin
Yongnian Yan
Tsinghua University
China
BIOMOLECULES: FROM X-RAY DATA TO REAL MODELS
Gerd Witt
Andreas Sauer
University Duisburg-Essen
Germany
COLOUR ENCODING FOR STEREOSCOPIC DISPLAYS IN VIRTUAL CONSTRUCTION ENVIRONMENTS
Per Skafte Hansen
Danish Bankers Association
Denmark
CONCEPTS OF A SOFTWARE TOOL FOR THE MODELING OF MASS CUSTOMISATION PRODUCTS
Dennis Janitza
Lehrstuhl für Feingerätebau und Mikrotechnik
Germany
CONFORMALLY COOLED METAL COMPOSITE RAPID TOOLING
Brian Ó. Donnchadha
Anthony Tansey
Institute of Technology
Ireland
COMPUTER TOMOGRAFY FOR REVERSE ENGINEERING IN INJECTION MOULDING
José C. Ferreira
Nuno F. Alves
Paulo J. S. Bártolo
D. Gouveia
J.Janeiro
Technical University of Lisbon
Polytechnic Institute of Leiria
Portugal
CONVERSION OF RAPID PROTOTYPING MODELS INTO METALLIC TOOLS BY CERAMIC MOULDING - AN INDIRECT RAPID TOOLING PROCESS
Teresa P. Duarte
F. Jorge Lino
A. Barbedo de Magalhães
José M. F. Ferreira
Rui Neto
Oporto University/INEGI/Aveiro University
Portugal
CUSTOMISATION OF AIRWAY STENTS USING RAPID PROTOTYPING AND TOOLING
C. K. Chua
W. M. Chiang
C. S. Lim
P. L. Lo
C. T. Eng
Nanyang Technological University
Singapore
DEPOSITION MODELING IN THE LASER CHEMICAL VAPOR DEPOSITION (LCVD) OF METALS AND CERAMICS
Ryan W. Johnson
Jae-hyoung Park
David W. Rosen
Jack Lackey
Georgia Institute of Technology
USA
DEVELOPMENT OF AN IMMERSIVE ASSEMBLY AND MAINTENANCE ENVIRONMENT
Norman Murray
Terrence Fernando
University of Salford
United Kingdom
DEVELOPMENT OF MATERIAL FOR OPTOFORM PROCESS
Anne-Marie Clarinval
Raoul Carrus
Thierry Dormal
CRIF-WTCM
Belgium
DIRECT LAYERED MANUFACTURING OF POINT SAMPLED OBJECTS
Saravana Kumar G
P K Karla
Sanjay G Dhande
Indian Institute of Technology
India
DISTORTION ANALYSIS OF DIGITAL IMAGES FOR BIOCAD
Nuno M. F. Alves
Paulo J. S. Bártolo
José M. G. C. Ferreira
Polytechnic Institute of Leiria
Technical University of Lisbon
Portugal
DYNAMIC SHAPING ANALYSIS OF A FLEXIBLE FOAM CUTTING BLADE
J. J. Broek
A. Kooijman
K. ter Borg
P. Tilmans
Delft University of Technology
The Netherlands
EFFICIENT COOLING OF FFF INJECTION MOLDING TOOLS WITH CONFORMAL COOLING CHANNELS - AN INTRODUCTORY ANALYSIS
Lars-Erik Rännar
Mid Sweden University
Sweden
Norwegian University of Technology and Science
Norway
FABRICATION OF CUSTOM CRANIOPLASTY IMPLANTS BY RAPID PROTOTYPING
C.K. Chua
K.F. Leong
W.E. Wee
K. Sitthiseripratip
M.W. Naing
Nanyang Technological University
Singapore
FABRICATION OF THREE-DIMENSIONAL PHOTONIC CRYSTALS WITH DIAMOND STRUCTURE BY STEREOLITHOGRAPHY
Soshu kirihara
Mitsuo Wada Takeda
Kazuaki Sakoda
Yoshinari Miyamoto
Osaka University/Shinshu University/National Institute for Materials Science
Japan
GENERATING FE MESHES FROM STL FILES
B. Araujo
CENTIMFE
Portugal
HIGH THERMAL CONDUCTIVITY TOOLING FROM LASER DIRECT METAL DEPOSITION
K. R. Davis
T. J. Gornet
J. W. Vicars
University of Louisville
USA
FREE-HAND SKETCHING FOR CREATIVE WORK IN EARLY DESIGN PHASES
Franz Müller
Martin Pache
Sebastian Schneider
Udo Lindemann
Technical University of Munich
Germany
HAPTIC SCULPTING AND MACHINING PLANNING WITH 5-DOF HAPTIC INTERFACE FOR VIRTUAL PROTOTYPING AND MANUFACTURING
Weihang Zhu
Yuan-Shin Lee
North Carolina State University at Raleigh
USA
HITACHI ADVANCED X-RAY COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY SYSTEM FOR DIGITAL ENGINEERING
So Kitazawa
Jun Nukaga
Hiroshi Kamimura
Katsutoshi Sato
Ltd. Power & Industrial Systems R & D Laboratory
Japan
HYBRID MANUFACTURING FOR MULTI COMPONENT PROTOTYPE
Thierry Lesprier
Pascal Mognol
Benoît Furet
Jean-Yves Hascoet
Institut de Recherche en Communications et en Cybernétique de Nantes
France
HYBRID PROTOTYPING
Peter Ottosson
Ramin Moshfegh
IVF Industrial Research and Development Corporation
Sweden
INDIRECT RAPID TOOLING WITH INVESTMENT CASTING AND CERAMIC BLOCK MOULDING
F. Jorge Lino
Pedro Ala
Rui J. Neto
Bártolo Paiva
Ricardo Paiva
Oporto University/INEGI
Portugal
INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS FROM EOS FOR E- MANUFACTURING TO COPE WITH CURRENT MARKET TRENDS
Markus Glaßer
Electro Optical Systems
Germany
INTEGRATED COMPUTER-BASED PLANNING AND VISUALISATION OF WAREHOUSES
Lothar Schulze
University of Hannover
Germany
INTELLIGENT 3D SURFACE DIGITIZING APPLYING OPTICAL RANGE SENSORS
Fernando A. Rodrigues Martins
Jaime Gómez Garcia-Bermejo
Eduardo Zalama Casanova
José R. Perán González
Polytechnic Institute of Leiria
Portugal
University of Valladolid
Spain
LASER MICRO-PROTOTYPING BY SELECTIVE THIN LAYER METAL DEPOSITION WITHIN FLUID ENVIRONMENT
L.M.Wee
L.Li
Laser Processing Research Centre
United Kingdom
MAINTAINABILITY SIMULATION IN IMMERSIVE ENVIRONMENTS: A PRELIMINARY STUDY
Luis Marcelino
Simon Bee
University of Salford
UK
MANUFACTURE OF RAPID METAL MOLD BASED ON RP PROTOTYPE BY PLASMA SPRAY
Zhengwei Gu
Renji Zhang
Yongnian Yan
Xiangguo Dai
Tsinghua University
China
MATERIAL TESTING OF POLYAMIDES FOR PROCESS CONTROL OF DIRECT MANUFACTURING IN THE SLS PROCESS
T. J. Gornet
K. R. Davis
K. M. Richardson
University of Louisville
USA
MATHEMATICAL SIMULATION OF RADIATION TRANSFER IN THE POWDER BED: APPLICATION TO SELECTIVE LASER SINTERING
Andrey V. Gusarov
Jean-Pierre Kruth
Russian Academy of Sciences
Russia
University of Leuven
Belgium
MEDICAL TESTING OF DENTAL IMPLANTS FABRICATED BY LASER PROCESSING OF TITANIUM POWDER
Tolochko N.K.
Artushkevich A.S.
Laoui T.
Froyen L.
ITA/BIPME
Belarus
University of Wolverhampton
United Kingdom
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
Belgium
METAL PRINTING - DEVELOPMENT OF A NEW RAPID MANUFACTURING PROCESS FOR METAL AND CERAMIC OBJECTS
Roald Karlsen
Jarl Reitan
SINTEF Industrial Management
Norway
METHOD OF AUTOMATIC DIGITALISATION: A NEW APPROACH OF THE VISIBILITY CALULATION OF AN OBJECT
William Derigent
Sébastien Remy
Gabriel Ris
Research Centre for Automatic Control of Nancy
France
MODELLING THE TEMPERATURE EFFECTS OF MELT POOL POSITION AND WALL HEIGHT IN ADDITIV MANUFACTURING BY DIRECT LASER DEPOSITION
A. J. Pikerton
L. Li
Laser Processing Research Centre
United Kingdom
NANOMANUFACTURING PROCESSES: A CRITICAL REVIEW
G. Chryssolouris
Panagiotis Stravropoulos
George Tsoukantas
Konstantinos Salonitis
Aristidis Stournaras
University of Patras
Greece
NO RAPID TOOLING WITHOUT RAPID TOOL DESIGN
J. W. Gunnink
R. Knoppers
J. Hout
TNO Industrial Technology
The Netherlands
NOVEL METHOD FOR PRODUCING POLYHEDRA SCAFFOLDS IN TISSUE ENGINEERING
C.K. Chua
M.W. Naing
K.F. Leong
C.M. Cheah
Nanyang Technological University
Singapore
ON THE ACHIEVABLE ACCURACY OF THE THREE DIMENSIONAL PRINTING PROCESS FOR RAPID PROTOTYPING
D. Dimitrov
W. van Wijck
K. Schreve
N. de Beer
University of Stellenbosch
South Africa
PART ORIENTATION IN SELECTIVE LASER SINTERING
Pham D. T.
Dimov S.S.
Gault R. S.
University of Wales
UK
PHOTOPOLYMER JETTING TECHNOLOGY IN RAPID PROTOTYPING
Hanan Gothait
Robert. Euen
Droi Darai
Rabin Science Park
Israel
PROTOTYPE INTERACTIVE TACTILE ARRAY FOR C.A.D.
P. M. Taylor
R. I. Davidson
I. P. Shutt
J. D. Ngu
H. Allam
University of Newcastle upon Tyne
UK
RAPID MANUFACTURING METAL PARTS USING SLS AND VACUUM PRESSURE DIFFERENCE CASTING TECHNOLOGIES
Yusheng Shi
Haixiao Sun
Naiyu Huang
Shuhuai Huang
Huazhong University of Science and Technology
China
RAPID MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY OF SIMPLE ZN-BASED ALLOY PLASTIC MOULDS BASED ON LOM PROTOTYPES
Lui Hongjun
Huang Naiyu
Fan Zitian
Dong Xuanpu
HuaQiao University/Huazhong University of Science and Technology
China
RAPID PROTOTYPING - A ROUTE FOR THE FABRICATION OF BIOMIMETIC CELULAR MATERIALS
J. Stampfl
R. Cano Vives
S. Seidler
R. Liska
F. Schwager
H. Gruber
A. Wöß
P. Fratzl
Vienna University of Technology/Austrian Academy of Sciences
Austria
RAPID PROTOTYPING AND TOOLING IN THE PRODUCTION OF POLYMERIC MESHED-TYPE COLON STENTS
Ang K. S.
Lim C. S.
Ng W. S.
Tsang C.
Chai G. B.
Nanyang Technological University/National University Hospital
Singapore
RAPID PROTOTYPING IN MICRO SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGY
Joachim Heinzl
Robert Paspa
Technische Universität München
Germany
RAPID PROTOTYPING SYSTEM FOR TISSUE ENGINEERING
Ausenda Mendes
Ricardo Lagoa
Paulo Bártolo
Polytechnic Institute of Leiria
Portugal
RAPID TOOLING FOR MAGNESIUM DIE-CASTING
Jan Willem Gunnink
Anton Gerrits
Richard Hague
Magnus Källqvist
TNO Industrial Technology
Netherlands
Loughborough University
United Kingdom
Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications AB
Sweden
RAPID TOOLING: A CONTRIBUTION TO EVALUATE THE DIMENSIONAL ACCURACY OF ELECTRODES MADE BY ELECTROPLATING OF COPPER ON A POSITIVE FORM
Frédéric Gillot
Pascal Mognol
Benoit Furet
IRCCyN/ENS
France
RAPID VIRTUAL ENTERPRISES IN PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT
Engelbert Westkämper
Axel Henning
Cess Short
Gerhard Schiller
Karsten Lumbye-Jensen
Michel Janssens
Albrecht Stäbler
Fraunhofer Institute for Production Engineering and Automation
Germany
ARRK, Pdg.
United Kingdom
Bombardier Rotax
Austria
RARE PARTS ON DEMAND CLONING OF CASTING BY X-RAYS AND RP
Hartmut Hoffmann
Heinz Steinbeiss
Timo Hanss
Technische Universität München
Germany
RESEARCH OF ADOPTING SHS TECHNOLOGY IN SLS METALLIC MATERIAL
Yusheng Shi
Senchang Chen
Xilong Lu
Shuhuai Huang
Huazhong University of Science and Technology
China
RSP TOOLING - RAPID PRODUCTION TOOLING
James R. Knirsch
RSP Tooling
USA
VREVERSE ENGINEERING FOR RAPID GENERATION OF MEDICAL PROSTHESES
José C. Ferreira
Nuno F. Alves
Paulo J. S. Bártolo
A. Cardoso
J. Lopes
Technical University of Lisbon
Polytechnic Institute of Leiria
Portugal
SELECTIVE SAMPLING IN THE REVERSE ENGINEERING OF FREE FORM SURFACES
Luca Iuliano
Enrico Vezzetti
Polytechnic of Turin
Italy
SELECTIVE SEPARATION, TECHNICAL FOUNDATION OF RAPID PROTOTYPING
Fei Xiaochen
Lu Qingping
Yan Yongnian
Tsinghua University
China
STEREOLITHOGRAPHY CURE MODELING AND SIMULATION
Yanyan Tang
Cliff Henderson
John Muzzy
David W. Rosen
Georgia Institute of Technology
USA
TEMPERING EFFECTS IN STEEL PARTS PRODUCED BY ADDITIVE FABRICATION USING LASER POWDER DEPOSITION
L. Costa
R. Colaço
T. Réti
A. M. Deus
R. Vilar
Technical University of Lisbon
Portugal
Szechenyi Istvan University
Hungary
SURFACE COLLISION DETECTION WITH THE OVERLAPPING BOUNDING BOX BETWEEN VIRTUAL PROTOTYPE MODELS
Mauro Figueiredo
Terrence Fernando
Universidade do Algarve
Portugal
THE AXIOMATIC DESIGN AS A FRAMEWORK FOR CONCURRENT ENGINEERING
Gonçalves-Coelho
A.M. Mourão
A.J.F.
New University of Lisbon
Portugal
THE DEVELOPMENT OF INFRARED STEREOLITHOGRAPHY USING THERMOSENSITIVE POLYMERS
André L.M. Jardini
Marco A.F. Scarparo
Rubens F. Maciel
S. R. Andradel
L. F. Moura
State University of Campinas
Brazil
THE PRODUCTION OF ALUMINIUM SLS PROTOTYPES VIA INFILTRATION
T.B. Sercombe
G.B. Schaffer
University of Queensland
Australia
THE SYNTHESIS OF COMPLEX ENGINEERING SYSTEMS USING AN INTEGRATED MODELLING APPROACH
John A. Dalton
Peter W. Norman
Steve Whittle
T.E.Rajabally
University of Newcastle upon Tyne
United Kingdom
THE USE OF BIOCAD AND RAPID PROTOTYPING FOR BUILDING RESTORATION
Nuno M. F. Alves
Paulo J. S. Bártolo
José M. G. C. Ferreira
Technical University of Lisbon
Polytechnic Institute of Leiria
Portugal
THE USE OF METAL POWDER BINDER RAPID TOOLING IN METAL & POLYMER SMALL BATCH MANUFACTURING TECHNIQUES
R. A. Harris
A. J. Norwood
P. M. Dickens
L. Bjork
E. Zenker
Loughborough University
UK
THREE-DIMENSIONAL NANOSTRUCTURES FABRICATED BY TWO-PHOTON POLYMERIZATION OF HYBRID POLYMERS
U. Stute
J. Serbin
C. Kulik
B. N. Chichkov
Laser Zentrum Hannover
Germany
USERS´ EXPERIENCE OF A VIRTUAL REALITY ARCHITECTURAL MODEL COMPARED WITH THE USERS´ EXPERIENCE OF THE COMPLETED BUILDING
Claes Wernemyr
Börje Westerdahl
Mattias Roupé
Kaj Suneson
Carl Martin Allwood
The Visualisation Studio at Chalmers Lindholmen
Sweden