Aviation Blade Inspection Based on Optical Measurement

  • Wen-long Li
  • Li-ping Zhou
  • You-lun Xiong
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8103)


Inspecting the blade by optical method is a meaningful work in manufacturing industry. One common problem encountered is that the scanned point cloud is large-scale and noisy. In this paper, we present a systematic introduction of simplification, smoothing and feature extraction. The moving least square surface is applied to create a geometric deviation, which is used to identify sparse points or excessive deviation points, in order to subdivide and cluster the point cloud. Then, the information entropy in k-neighbourhood is defined to distinguish density difference of blade point cloud. The objective is to smooth point-sampling surface meanwhile preserving high curvature feature. Furthermore, the computation method of single/multi section parameters is presented. Finally, two cases are carried out to demonstrate the feasibility and effectiveness.


blade inspection point cloud simplification smoothing feature extraction 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Wen-long Li
    • 1
  • Li-ping Zhou
    • 1
  • You-lun Xiong
    • 1
  1. 1.State Key Laboratory of Digital Manufacturing Equipment and TechnologyHuazhong University of Science and TechnologyWuhanP.R. China

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