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A hybrid manufacturing system modeling environment using VRML [chapter]

K. Rangan Krishnamurthy, John P. Shewchuk, Chuck R. McLean
1999 Information Infrastructure Systems for Manufacturing II  
This paper describes how a team at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (VPI) and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is using VRML as a hybrid manufacturing-modeling  ...  Manufacturing systems are complex entities, comprised of people, processes, products, information systems and data, material processing, handling, and storage systems.  ...  This research is an on-going effort to provide an environment for integrating the various views and models used in manufacturing systems modeling.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-35385-2_11 fatcat:hle75syp2ne3jkjflixawb3kw4

The Enterprise-Web portal for life-cycle support

M Rezayat
2000 Computer-Aided Design  
We suggest here that electronic access to design and manufacturing information within the extended enterprise must be Web-based because of its universal interface, open standards, ease of use, and ubiquity  ...  To effectively deal with the distributed data, we recommend combining the distributed object standards (e.g. CORBA/DCOM) with the Web standards and protocols (e.g.  ...  Acknowledgements Several individuals at Structural Dynamics Research Corporation contributed to the implementation of the  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0010-4485(99)00092-5 fatcat:erylibqhozfjbi4vsfced6xrli

VRML in architectural construction documents: a case study

Dace A. Campbell
1998 Proceedings of the third symposium on Virtual reality modeling language - VRML '98  
A prototype, experimental Web site was set up and used to disseminate design data as VRML models and HTML text to the design client, contractor, and fabricators.  ...  Finally, we suggest ways to enhance the VRML specification which would enable its widespread use as a communication tool in the design and construction industries.  ...  We would like to extend our thanks to Bruce Campbell of the Human Interface Technology Laboratory at the University of Washington for his help with the ins and outs of the VRML 2 specification.  ... 
doi:10.1145/271897.279550 dblp:conf/vrml/Campbell98 fatcat:pmyxf3uthzda7cvfa3dunlmpxe

Architectural construction documents on the web: VRML as a case study

Dace A. Campbell
2000 Automation in Construction  
Digital models of the airplane were used to design and optimize the plane, and then all of its components were manufactured directly from digital data which was extracted from the model and communicated  ...  Their comments about the benefits and shortcomings of our use of VRML are described here: benefits of VRML • The use of the diagrammatic model as an interface to access detailed models is an appropriate  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0926-5805(99)00055-2 fatcat:2s7xmywqdzgjtfujlmqlix27hu

VRML Database Access for 3D Real-time Data Visualization in MiWiTMThermal Wireless Sensor Network
마이와이 표준의 열 센서망의 3차원 실시간 자료 시각화를 위한 가상 현실 모델링 언어 데이터베이스 액세스

Xue-Fen Wan, Yi Yang, Jian Cui, Tao Zheng, Li Ma
2012 Journal of the Institute of Electronics and Information Engineers  
The experimental results show that VRML-ASP database access framework could be a reliable and competitive data-manage candidate for targeted virtual reality remote industrial visualization application.  ...  The VRML-ASP framework is introduced for 3D real-time data plotting in this application. The activities of thermal sensor nodes and sensor area are analyzed.  ...  VRML Database Access To MiWi TM , its topology is suitable for VRML 3D visualization. Each MiWi TM node can be used as VRML backbone frame point.  ... 
doi:10.5573/ieek.2012.49.12.164 fatcat:dath5zskv5dshjmpiztz6l3mse

TeleProd: An Internet based Teleproductics system [chapter]

João Paulo N. Firmeza, Fernando M. S. Ramos
1998 Globalization of Manufacturing in the Digital Communications Era of the 21st Century  
This reference architecture proposes systems where the remote operators connect to virtual reality designed industrial facilities and shop floors using a simple WWW browser.  ...  TeleProd is a particular implementation built over a proposed reference architecture, that uses the teleproductics concept applied to the Internet network and its associated technologies.  ...  After completion of control data modification, user returns to VRML model, allowing to operate/configure another device.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-35351-7_7 fatcat:2yktgw2i2jb7pnj4cxxrlyxomq

Data sharing of shape model with VRML environment [chapter]

K. G. Kobayashi, K. Ujihara, M. Hayamizu, M. Fujii
1998 Globalization of Manufacturing in the Digital Communications Era of the 21st Century  
Extensions to CAD systems and VRML browsers enable to provide quick viewing of a shape and to transfer a shape data including curved surfaces.  ...  This paper proposes a data sharing method of B-rep shape models between different CAD systems via the Internet.  ...  It analyzes the VRML data to reconstruct a B-rep model data.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-35351-7_15 fatcat:3wgdlq5xa5gtvis4lyqr6pelxy

VRML authoring in the context of industrial applications [chapter]

C. Elcacho, A. Schäfer, R. Dörner, V. Luckas
1998 Globalization of Manufacturing in the Digital Communications Era of the 21st Century  
In this paper we want to show the use of VRML in the context of industrial applications based on several examples.  ...  W e show the realization of this approach on the basis of a new set of VRML authoring tools and make a point of how the special authoring concepts described can be used to solve the generat authoring problem  ...  POTENTIAL OF USING VRML The requirements that arise in an industrial context such as 3D-visualisation of static and dynamic data, the use of interaction to access additional textual or nontextual information  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-35351-7_42 fatcat:3fe2n5ren5gkhd7xwq4saxp34y

Application of Virtual Reality in Side Clamp Fixture Assembly

E. Raj Kumar
2016 Indian Journal of Science and Technology  
Findings: VRML coding is used to simulate virtual assembly process. Based on interference analysis errors can be rectified.  ...  Future research will investigate the fixture assembly plan in a complex virtual manufacturing environment.  ...  Step 3: VRML file is them imported in VR package. Step 4: Modify the global coordinate system into Local coordinate system for easy accessibility.  ... 
doi:10.17485/ijst/2016/v9i34/100993 fatcat:6vtrlck2fzfv7ejdx75n3hrryy

Web-based Collaborative Engineering Support System: Applications in Mechanical Design and Structural Analysis

Benoît Eynard, Sébastien Liénard, Sébastien Charles, Aurélien Odinot
2005 Concurrent Engineering - Research and Applications  
To summarize, the proposed Web CSCW provides a simple and efficient access to mechanical design and structural analysis data in a real collaborative engineering approach.  ...  One of the added values offered by the new version of the Web CSCW is the translation of CAD and FEA data into VRML format.  ...  It shares some similar VRML 3D modeling features, and can also be used to view and interact with VRML worlds.  ... 
doi:10.1177/1063293x05053799 fatcat:iznl43qbircybfhuf27tq4dtia

VRIT: An Innovative Approach of Industrial Training through Virtual Reality

Mrs. D. Glory Ratna Mary
2013 IOSR Journal of Computer Engineering  
The VR modelling language (VRML), which has become the standard for transmitting 3D virtual worlds across the Internet, can be used to control, interact and monitor manufacturing processes visually thus  ...  The evolution of Web technologies in recent years has enabled the use of Virtual Reality (VR) modelling for visualization of manufacturing processes creating a Virtual Environment (VE).  ...  For application of VRML in a manufacturing process, various manufacturing operations are needed to be identified. The manufacturing processes are then combined by the combination of these operations.  ... 
doi:10.9790/0661-0860105 fatcat:ngd4ophf2ffu7josucrywmbqcu

Mobile 3D visualization for steel structures

Robert R Lipman
2004 Automation in Construction  
With the advance of technology, it is now possible to visualize substantial 3D models on mobile handheld computers in the field.  ...  This paper discusses some of the current technology, discusses the use of the Virtual Reality Modeling Language on mobile handheld computers, shows several examples of 3D structural steelwork models visualized  ...  In a VRML file, DEF and USE can be used to reuse identical parts. Any VRML node can have a user-defined name using DEF.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.autcon.2003.08.008 fatcat:oh63axpqhraefgvdjumyqjvrd4

Making VRML accessible for people with disabilities

Sandy Ressler, Qiming Wang
1998 Proceedings of the third international ACM conference on Assistive technologies - Assets '98  
The authors would also like to acknowledge the continued support of the NIST Systems Integration for Manufacturing Applications (SIMA) Program for making this research possible.  ...  Thanks to Sharon Laskowski for her ruthless editing which improved this paper ten-fold.  ...  All of these mechanisms use the inherent capabilities of the VRML specification to make the VRML world more accessible.  ... 
doi:10.1145/274497.274525 dblp:conf/assets/ResslerW98 fatcat:6gpor3f24zaebnorpljrscozde

A system for the design and manufacture of feature-based parts through the Internet

Alberto J. Alvares, Joao Carlos Espindola Ferreira
2006 The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology  
Then these data are sent to the server. Since the part is cylindrical, the user models the part in two dimensions, and it can be visualized as three-dimensional through VRML.  ...  both for the activities related to product development and for manufacturing.  ...  Focas1 (Fanuc Open CNC API Specifications) is an API for developing applications using a standardized data structure, which has access to 300 CNC functions (http:// www.webdnc.graco.unb.br).  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00170-006-0743-8 fatcat:pweonzz5qrdtdcvfrv5lptaguy

A Web-based service for distributed process planning optimization

W.D. Li
2005 Computers in industry (Print)  
share and interoperate the executive codes and processing data.  ...  Through effective utilization of the Web and Java technologies, the established service and relevant system can be used by a distributed design team to organize concurrent engineering activities effectively  ...  In order to develop a complex product with higher quality, less development iterations and more cost competitiveness, an effective practice used in many manufacturing companies in the past decades is to  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.compind.2004.12.001 fatcat:b2mwqzub5vfhljcomvhhq6wgyu
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