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

 

1. CAD and 3D data acquisition technologies

  • Fast geometrical modelling schemes
  • 3D digitising
  • X-ray tomography
  • Photogrammetry
  • Image-based modelling systems
 

2. Materials

  • Advanced rapid prototyping materials
    • ceramics
    • polymer liquid crystals
    • composites, etc.
  • Biomaterials
 

3. Virtual environments

  • Virtual engineering and manufacturing
  • Virtual enterprise engineering
  • Internet-based product development
  • Rapid prototyping simulation and optimisation
  • New methods for virtual prototyping
 

4. Advanced rapid prototyping technologies and nanofabrication

  • Advances on material removal and addition technologies
  • Research on new rapid prototyping technologies
  • Micromachining
  • Nanofabrication
 

5. Rapid tooling and manufacturing

  • High speed machine technology
  • Small batch production methods
  • Systems for the direct manufacturing of metallic and ceramic components
 

6. Concurrent engineering

  • Concurrent engineering in virtual environment
  • Frameworks for information sharing
  • Collaborative decision-making in concurrent engineering
  • Concurrent design and manufacture
 

7. Human-machine interaction

 

8. Applications

  • Model-making, tool-making and mould-making
  • Automotive industry
  • Medical technology
  • Architecture and art, etc.