Title

Non-Contact, Three-Dimensional Object Digitizing Systems

Abstract

The new field of non-contact 3-D object digitization has many applications in industry. The state of the art in technology uses electro-optic measurement techniques such as laser based triangulation and phase measurement projection Moire profilometry, for obtaining a non-contact, X-Y-Z coordinate representation of an object. This paper presents an overview of the theories of operation, as well as an analysis of a basic system. In a separate component, the performance issues, as well as potential applications within computer integrated manufacturing (CIM), are discussed. A market study for commercially available systems shows the technical specifications and capabilities, of the state of the art in 3-D object coordinate digitizing technology. A comparison of the different systems and approaches is presented as well.

Notes

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Graduation Date

1989

Semester

Fall

Advisor

Hosni, Yasser A.

Degree

Master of Science (M.S.)

College

College of Engineering

Department

Industrial Engineering and Management Systems

Format

Print

Language

English

Length of Campus-only Access

None

Access Status

Masters Thesis (Open Access)

Subjects

Dissertations, Academic -- Engineering; Engineering -- Dissertations, Academic

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