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Cyber-Physical Approach to Coordinate Measurement of Flexible Parts

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This research implements the Finite Element Analysis of the contact between the flexible part and the CMM touch-probe in order to support the Cyber-Physical Manufacturing Metrology Model and its metrology integration into coordinate measuring machine (CMM) inspection of flexible parts. Although optical metrology offers a solution for flexible part measurements, because there is no contact between the measurand and the probing system, not all geometrical features are accessible by the optical CMM probe. Therefore, it is important to quantify and to validate the deformation introduced by the contact measuring process. The Cyber-Physical Systems connect the virtual and physical worlds in a way that intelligent objects communicate and interact with each other. This research will connect the physical measurement system consisting of CMM and flexible plastic part with their digital representation, where contact is simulated by means of Finite Element Method.


  • Finite Element Analysis
  • Coordinate measuring machine
  • Flexible parts

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Lemeš, S., Zaimović-Uzunović, N., Kačmarčik, J., Softić, A., Bašić, H. (2019). Cyber-Physical Approach to Coordinate Measurement of Flexible Parts. In: Majstorovic, V., Durakbasa, N. (eds) Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Measurement and Quality Control - Cyber Physical Issue. IMEKOTC14 2019. Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering. Springer, Cham.

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