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Swinburne University of Technology

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Division of Science, Engineering and Design
Centre for Computer Integrated Manufacture (CIM Centre)

X-Ray inspection of fill properties of projectiles
Nagarajah Dr R, Thompson Prof W and Douglas Mr P (MEng)
Sponsor: ADI
Status: Completed 1995
Field of Research: 060599 Other Applied Sciences and Technologies n.e.c.


Neural network optimisation of automated machining of castings and forgings.
Dluzniak Dr R, Toncich Dr D and Cong Mr H (MEng)
Status: Completed 1995 Field of Research: 060203 CAD/CAM Systems


Automatic NC program generation for automated machining of castings and forgings
Toncich Dr D, Thompson Prof W and Lewis Mr G (MEng)
Status: Completed 1995
Field of Research: 060203 CAD/CAM Systems


Light strip imaging of components for automated machining of castings and forgings
Thompson Prof W, Dluzniak Dr R and Peacock Mr M (MEng)
Status: Completed 1995
Field of Research: 060203 CAD/CAM Systems


Intelligent automation of holesaw manufacturing processes
Toncich Dr D, Doyle Associate Prof D and MacNamara Mr G (MEng)
Sponsor: Sutton Tools
Status: Completed 1995
Field of Research: 060200 Manufacturing and Process Technologies


Resonance measurement and compensation in advanced machine tools
Toncich Dr D, Stefani Mr S and Moore Mr D (MEng)
Sponsor: ANCA
Status: 2 years, ongoing
Field of Research: 060201 Robotics and Mechatronics/060204 Control Engineering


Simulation of advanced manufacturing facilities
Masood Dr S, Thompson Prof W and Smith Mr A (MEng)
Sponsor: Ford Australia
Status: 2 years, ongoing
Field of Research: 060203 CAD/CAM Systems


High accuracy vision based component inspection for CNC grinding
Toncich Dr D, Stefani Mr S and Truscott Mr S (MEng)
Sponsor: ANCA
Status: 3 years, ongoing
Field of Research: 060201 Robotics and Mechatronics/060204 Control Engineering


On-line commissioning of machine tools and CNCs
Toncich Dr D, Stefani Mr S and Yong Mr K (MEng)
Sponsor: ANCA
Status: 2 years, ongoing
Field of Research: 060201 Robotics and Mechatronics/060204 Control Engineering


Analysis and control of adaptive grinding processes
Thompson Prof W, Doyle Associate Prof D and Baliga Mr B (PhD)
Sponsor: ANCA
Status: 2 years, ongoing
Field of Research: 060201 Robotics and Mechatronics/060204 Control Engineering


Soft axis control of CNCS
Toncich Dr D, Thompson Prof W and Brien Mr G (PhD)
Sponsor: ANCA
Status: Completed 1995
Field of Research: 060201 Robotics and Mechatronics/060204 Control Engineering


Contraction pressure loss in injection moulding
Thompson Prof W, Brineat Mr P (PhD) and Friedl Dr C (Moldflow)
Sponsor: Moldflow
Status: 3 years, ongoing
Field of Research: 060406 Polymer and Textile Compounds


Cost effective geometry for analysis of injection moulding
Thompson Prof W, Greve Ms N (PhD) and Friedl Dr C (Moldflow)
Sponsor: Moldflow and CRC in IMS&T
Status: 3 years, ongoing
Field of Research: 060406 Polymer and Textile Compounds


Elasto-plastic finite element analysis of asymmetric rolling processes.
Thompson Prof W, Freshwater Dr and Cao Mr G (PhD)
Sponsor: Jaguar Research Centre
Status: 3 years, ongoing
Field of Research: 060406 Polymer and Textile Compounds


Adaptive DSP control of machine drives
Toncich Dr D, Thompson Prof W and Clapperton Mr B (PhD)
Sponsor: ANCA
Status: 4 years, ongoing
Field of Research: 060201 Robotics and Mechatronics/060204 Control Engineering


Weld control and optimisation via acoustic emission feedback
Masood Dr S, Toncich Dr D and Dennison Mr A (MEng)
Sponsor: Ford Australia
Status: 3 years, ongoing
Field of Research: 060201 Robotics and Mechatronics/060204 Control Engineering


Numerical simulation of compaction of advanced ceramics
Thompson Prof W, Easton Associate Prof A and Frankish Mr G (PhD)
Sponsor: ICI Advanced Ceramics
Status: Completed 1995
Field of Research: 060405 Ceramics


Laser-based surface inspection of ceramic surfaces
Nagarajah Dr R, Thompson Prof W and Jolic Mr K (PhD)
Status: Completed 1995
Field of Research: 060502 Laser Technology


DSP controlled servo drives
Dluzniak Dr R, Thompson Prof W and Overmars Mr A (PhD)
Sponsor: Softronics
Status: 3 years, ongoing
Field of Research: 060201 Robotics and Mechatronics


Integration of industrial control systems
Toncich Dr D, Thompson Prof W and Ng Mr C (PhD)
Sponsor: ANCA
Status: 4 years, ongoing
Field of Research: 060201 Robotics and Mechatronics/060202 Flexible Manufacturing Systems


Adaptive control of plastics moulding machines
Toncich Dr D, Thompson Prof W and Rewal Mr N (MEng)
Sponsor: Moldflow
Status: 3 years, ongoing
Field of Research: 060201 Robotics and Mechatronics


Control, integration and predictive scheduling of FMS-Mechatronics.
Toncich Dr D
Status: 4 years, ongoing
Field of Research: 060201 Robotics and Mechatronics/060202 Flexible Manufacturing Systems


Holonic control of FMS via DSP servo drives
Toncich Dr D, Dluzniak Dr R and Nagarajah Dr R
Status: 3 years, commencing 1996
Field of Research: 060201 Robotics and Mechatronics
060202 Flexible Manufacturing Systems


Laser-based coordinate inspection
Iovenetti Mr P, Thompson Prof W and Eagan Prof G (Monash)
Status: 4 years, ongoing
Field of Research: 060502 Laser Technology
060201 Robotics and Mechatronics


Intelligent proximity sensing for machine control
Toncich Dr D, Nagarajah Dr R and Zhu Mr L (PhD)
Sponsor: Farley Cutting Systems
Status: 3 years ongoing
Field of Research: 060201 Robotics and Mechatronics


Open-architecture machine control and process planning
Dluzniak Dr R, Thompson Prof W and Luscombe Mr A (PhD)
Status: 5 years, ongoing
Field of Research: 060201 Robotics and Mechatronics


Warpage analysis of plastics
Thompson Prof W, Rogers Mr D (PhD) and Friedl Dr C (Moldflow)
Sponsor: Moldflow
Status: 4 years, ongoing
Field of Research: 060406 Polymer and Textile Compounds


Performance of FDM (Fused Deposition Modelling) RPT (Rapid Prototype Technology)
Costello Mr B J, Masood Dr S and Iovenetti Mr P
Status: 2 years, ongoing
Field of Research: 070199 Other Mechanical and Industrial Engineering n.e.c.


Polymer to polymer flow
Thompson Prof W, Costa Mr F (PhD) and Friedl Dr C (Moldflow)
Sponsor: Moldflow
Status: Ongoing
Field of Research: 060406 Polymer and Textile Compounds


Manufacturing management & maintenance systems
Shayan Dr E, Shahi Mr J (PhD) and Pouyan Mr A (PhD)
Status: Ongoing
Field of Research: 110301 Business Management


Virtual injection moulding polymers
Frankish Mr G, Thevalingham Mr D
Masood Dr S, Morsi Assoc Prof Y, Thompson Prof W,
Q Mr S, Zoubtehenko Mr N (Tsinghua U.S.T, and Huazhong U.S.T) and Friedl Dr C (Moldflow)
Sponsor: Moldflow
Status: 3 years, ongoing
Field of Research: 070199 Other Mechanical and Industrial Engineering n.e.c.


Wear of MMCs (Metal Matrix Composites)
Thompson Prof W, Cleary Mr T and Couper Dr M (Comalco)
Sponsor: Comaleo
Status: 3 years, ongoing
Field of Research: 070199 Other Mechanical and Industrial Engineering n.e.c.


Extrusion of MMCs (Metal Matrix Composites)
Thompson Prof W, Kop Mr A and Devadas Dr C (Comalco)
Sponsor: Comalco
Status: 3 years, ongoing
Field of Research: 070199 Other Mechanical and Industrial Engineering n.e.c.


Numerical simulation of extrusion
Thompson Prof W, Cao Mr G R (Post Doe) and Devadas Dr C (Comalco)
Sponsor: Comaleo
Status: 2 years, ongoing
Field of Research: 070199 Other Mechanical and Industrial Engineering n.e.c.


Online real time detection of defects in continuous products
Steffani Mr S, Nagarajah Dr C R
Sponsor: CRC in IMS&T in collaboration with
RMIT & University of NSW
Status: 3 years, ongoing
Field of Research: 070199 Other Mechanical and Industrial Engineering n.e.c.


Cutting tool optimisation
Iovenetti Mr P, Nagarajah Dr C R and Malligaarjunan Mr S (PhD)
Sponsor: ANCA and CRC in IMS&T
Status: 3 years, ongoing
Field of Research: 070199 Other Mechanical and Industrial Engineering n.e.c.


Flat plate processing
Wang Ms S, Noble Dr D, Masood Dr S,
Shayan Dr E and Jahanshahi Mr H (PhD)
Sponsor: Farley Cutting Systems and CRC in IMS&T
Status: 3 years, ongoing
In collaboration with: Farley Cutting Systems and RMIT
Field of Research: 070199 Other Mechanical and Industrial Engineering n.e.c.


Two phase flow of polymers
Talwar Dr K, Venugopal Dr R, Freshwater Dr I,
Costa Mr F, Thompson Prof W and Friedl Dr C (Moldflow)
Sponsor: Moldflow and CRC in IMS&T
Status: 3.5 years, ongoing
In collaboration with: Moldflow Research
Field of Research: 070199 Other Mechanical and Industrial Engineering n.e.c.


Near nett shape forming of advanced ceramics
Thompson Prof W, Stuart Mr M (ICI), Sellars Dr G (Monash) and Tigg Dr M (CSIRO)
Sponsor: Department of Industry, Science and Tourism and ICI
Status: 3.5 years, ongoing
In collaboration with: Monash, ICI and CSIRO
Field of Research: 070199 Other Mechanical and Industrial Engineering n.e.c.

 

School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering
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Human-computer production scheduling
Higgins Mr P
Status: Ongoing
Description: Interactive Production Scheduling,
HCI Decision-making Cognition
Field of Research: 060299 Other Manufacturing and Process Technologies n.e.c.


Development of computational algorithms for predicting and optimising reliability
Brown Mr J
Sponsor: Xerox Corporation
Status: Ongoing
Field of Research: 060299 Other Manufacturing and Process Technologies n.e.c.


Material properties, manufacturing processes and environmental characterisation for optimising quality and reliability of components and devices
Brown Mr J
Status: Ongoing
Field of Research: 060299 Other Manufacturing and Process Technologies n.e.c.

Materials Technology Group


Computer aided design of composite materials components
Blieblau Mr A
Status: 2 years
Field of Research: 060203 CAD/CAM Systems


Modelling of heat treatment processes
Doyle Associate Prof D, Blicblau Mr A
Sponsor: Business Victoria
Status: Ongoing
Field of Research: 060299 Other Manufacturing and Process Technologies n.e.c.

 


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