Engineering Support Systems for Industrial Machines and Plants

  • Youichi NonakaEmail author
  • Takahiro Nakano
  • Kenji Ohya
  • Atsuko Enomoto
  • Gábor Erdős
  • Gergely Horváth
  • József Váncza
Part of the Decision Engineering book series (DECENGIN)


In the business of industrial machines and plants, rapid and detailed estimates for planning installation, replacement of equipment, or maintenance work are key requirements for meeting the demands for greater reliability, lower costs and for maintaining safe and secure operation. These demands have been addressed by developing technology driven by IT. When replacing equipment at complex building or plants with high equipment density, the existing state of the installation locations and transportation routes for old and new equipment need to be properly measured. We have met this need by developing parts recognition technology based on 3D measurement, and by developing high-speed calculation technology of optimal routes for installation parts. This chapter provides an overview of these development projects with some real business application results.


Point Cloud Graphic Processing Unit Route Finding Build Information Model Terrestrial Laser Scan 
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The Hungarian authors thank for the support of the Hungarian Scientific Research Fund (OTKA), Grant No. 113038.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Youichi Nonaka
    • 1
    Email author
  • Takahiro Nakano
    • 1
  • Kenji Ohya
    • 1
  • Atsuko Enomoto
    • 1
  • Gábor Erdős
    • 2
  • Gergely Horváth
    • 2
  • József Váncza
    • 2
  1. 1.Research & Development GroupHitachi, Ltd.YokohamaJapan
  2. 2.Institute for Computer Science and Control, Hungarian Academy of SciencesBudapestHungary

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