Optimisation of Trap Design for Vibratory Bowl Feeders

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Resumé

Vibratory bowl feeders (VBFs) are a widely used option for industrial part feeding, but their design is still largely manual. A subtask of VBF design is determining an optimal parameter set for the passive devices, called traps, which the VBF uses to ensure correct part orientation. This paper proposes a fast and robust strategy for optimising traps, which makes use of dynamic simulation to efficiently evaluate the performance of parameter sets. The optimisation strategy is based on Bayesian Optimisation and selects new parameter sets to evaluate, using a modified Upper Confidence Bound with regression by Kernel Density Estimation as function estimator. The optimisation is run for four different traps with an industrial part and the best parameter sets are tested for robustness in simulation. The traps are then combined to create two sequences performing orientation of the parts and the designs are prototyped and tested on a real VBF.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
TitelProceeding of the 2018 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation
ForlagIEEE
Publikationsdato13. sep. 2018
Sider3467-3474
ISBN (Trykt)978-1-5386-3082-2
ISBN (Elektronisk)978-1-5386-3081-5, 978-1-5386-3080-8
DOI
StatusUdgivet - 13. sep. 2018
Begivenhed2018 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation - The Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, Australien
Varighed: 21. maj 201825. maj 2018
https://icra2018.org/

Konference

Konference2018 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation
LokationThe Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre
LandAustralien
ByBrisbane
Periode21/05/201825/05/2018
Internetadresse

Fingeraftryk

Computer simulation

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Mathiesen, S., Sørensen, L. C., Kraft, D., & Ellekilde, L-P. (2018). Optimisation of Trap Design for Vibratory Bowl Feeders. I Proceeding of the 2018 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (s. 3467-3474). IEEE. https://doi.org/10.1109/ICRA.2018.8460767
Mathiesen, Simon ; Sørensen, Lars Carøe ; Kraft, Dirk ; Ellekilde, Lars-Peter. / Optimisation of Trap Design for Vibratory Bowl Feeders. Proceeding of the 2018 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation. IEEE, 2018. s. 3467-3474
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Optimisation of Trap Design for Vibratory Bowl Feeders. / Mathiesen, Simon; Sørensen, Lars Carøe; Kraft, Dirk; Ellekilde, Lars-Peter.

Proceeding of the 2018 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation. IEEE, 2018. s. 3467-3474.

Publikation: Bidrag til bog/antologi/rapport/konference-proceedingKonferencebidrag i proceedingsForskningpeer review

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Mathiesen S, Sørensen LC, Kraft D, Ellekilde L-P. Optimisation of Trap Design for Vibratory Bowl Feeders. I Proceeding of the 2018 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation. IEEE. 2018. s. 3467-3474 https://doi.org/10.1109/ICRA.2018.8460767