JaLCDOI 10.18926/15368
FullText URL Mem_Fac_Eng_OU_35_155.pdf
Author Takahashi Hiromitsu| Munesawa, Yoshiomi| Kajihara, Yasuhiro| Osaki, Hirokazu| Wada Yatarou|
Abstract This paper proposes a concept of a mobile type maintenance robot (MMR in shortly) that is controlled by the tele-operation for assuring the safety and health improvement of work forces. The main components of this system are the industrial robot, an image processing unit, vehicle and computers for tele-operation. Our focus is paid on a method that determine a pathway to move every places where troubles would occur. This method makes it possible that the MMR could arrive any place in the factory with three times of turns at most. Additionally, turning radius of the vehicle is considered for correcting the pathway near the corners to make it possible that it arrives to the place accurately.
Publication Title Memoirs of the Faculty of Engineering, Okayama University
Published Date 2001-03-27
Volume volume35
Issue issue1-2
Start Page 155
End Page 161
ISSN 0475-0071
language 英語
File Version publisher
NAID 120002307844
JaLCDOI 10.18926/15371
FullText URL Mem_Fac_Eng_OU_35_163.pdf
Author Uchiyama Hiromitsu| Miyazaki Satoshi| Osaki, Hirokazu| Kajihara, Yasuhiro| Munesawa, Yoshiomi| Matsuki Katsunori|
Abstract We develop an assembly robot system for assembling the flexible belt-shaped subject. An image processing method is developed to recognize the belt-shaped subject. This method is able to determine the grasping point and grasping angle for piking up a subject by a multiple hands unit. CAD information is used to determine the grasping point. The multiple hands unit is developed, which is able to grasp all grasping points of a subject at a time. In addition, the image processing method is used to judge whether a subject is fastened accurately at right position or not during the assembly.
Publication Title Memoirs of the Faculty of Engineering, Okayama University
Published Date 2001-03-27
Volume volume35
Issue issue1-2
Start Page 163
End Page 168
ISSN 0475-0071
language 英語
File Version publisher
NAID 120002307229
JaLCDOI 10.18926/15373
FullText URL Mem_Fac_Eng_OU_35_169.pdf
Author Ueda Kiyotaka| Osaki, Hirokazu| Kajihara, Yasuhiro| Munesawa, Yoshiomi|
Abstract We propose an image processing method for part handling robot for picking up subjects piled in a container. Line laser light is projected on subjects, and its external shape is detected by many segments of a line laser, and pitch, roll, and yaw angles of subject are recognized precisely. A priority rule is settled to choose one subject that is taken out. This rule is determined by considering the grasping space, the position of a subject, the movement space of hand and so on.
Publication Title Memoirs of the Faculty of Engineering, Okayama University
Published Date 2001-03-27
Volume volume35
Issue issue1-2
Start Page 169
End Page 175
ISSN 0475-0071
language 英語
File Version publisher
NAID 120002307198
JaLCDOI 10.18926/15375
FullText URL Mem_Fac_Eng_OU_35_177.pdf
Author Kanki Kunihiko| Osaki, Hirokazu| Kajihara, Yasuhiro| Munesawa, Yoshiomi| Ohta Kazuharu|
Abstract The focus of this paper is on the analysis of delivery motion of human, development of an image processing method based on the motion analysis and development of the cooperative delivery robot using the image processing method. The proposed image processing method uses two cameras, and it uses a stereo reconstruction technique for measuring position and postures of hands. In addition, this image processing method recognize the number of fingers extending consciously, so the cooperative human beings could choose the kind of tool which he wants by holding out his hand in front of cameras.
Publication Title Memoirs of the Faculty of Engineering, Okayama University
Published Date 2001-03-27
Volume volume35
Issue issue1-2
Start Page 177
End Page 182
ISSN 0475-0071
language 英語
File Version publisher
NAID 120002307899
JaLCDOI 10.18926/15376
FullText URL Mem_Fac_Eng_OU_35_183.pdf
Author Tabuchi Satoshi| Osaki, Hirokazu| Kajihara, Yasuhiro| Munesawa, Yoshiomi|
Abstract This research proposes a strategy for reducing both electricity charge and environmental load by considering multi energy sources. The reduction of the contract electric demand is considered, and its differential cost is used for purchasing substitute power sources. Some variables, such as the amount of reduced contract demand, and amount of electricity are generated by each substitute power source. By using those variables, we formulate a simulation model that enables to minimize the energy cost and environmental cost.
Publication Title Memoirs of the Faculty of Engineering, Okayama University
Published Date 2001-03-27
Volume volume35
Issue issue1-2
Start Page 183
End Page 189
ISSN 0475-0071
language 英語
File Version publisher
NAID 120002307173
JaLCDOI 10.18926/15429
FullText URL Mem_Fac_Eng_OU_26_2_25.pdf
Author Matsuda, Masaaki| Osaki, Hirokazu|
Abstract The eye movement has been studied widely, because it gives various information about the characteristics of visual work. Almost all of those studies have concentrated on the distribution of the visual points, the direction and width of the saccadic movement and the fixation time of the measures. However there are few measures to evaluate the relationship between the visual objects and eye movement. Recently, the personal computer become portable and this makes it possible to analyze the many data and to show the results graphically on the experimental field. In this study, we propose a series of methods to evaluate how a subject looks at a visual field using the queue theory, and how often man looks at the central part of the visual field using the statistical two-dimensional ellipse. We developed the Pascal program on an personal computer(NEC PC9800). This program has 3 functions. One is the measurement of eye movement, the second is the calculation of the proposed measures and the third is the display of the results of these calculations.
Publication Title Memoirs of the Faculty of Engineering, Okayama University
Published Date 1992-03-28
Volume volume26
Issue issue2
Start Page 25
End Page 41
ISSN 0475-0071
language 英語
File Version publisher
NAID 120002308015
JaLCDOI 10.18926/15378
FullText URL Mem_Fac_Eng_OU_35_191.pdf
Author Yoshida Takanobu| Munesawa, Yoshiomi| Osaki, Hirokazu| Kajihara, Yasuhiro| Ohta Kazuharu|
Abstract We developed the disassembly system that uses the impulsive load and disassembly tools to disassemble used appliances economically. The main components of this system are impulse hammer, a lift table and developed disassembly tools. Several types of disassembly tools are developed to punch out fastened portion on a part and cut off the shaft of screw or connection pin of IC-chip. A simulation model is proposed to explain and formulate how the fastening point of product is broken and cut. Three kinds of disassembly tools are designed. The actual disassembly system is developed by using proposed simulation models and disassembly tools.
Publication Title Memoirs of the Faculty of Engineering, Okayama University
Published Date 2001-03-27
Volume volume35
Issue issue1-2
Start Page 191
End Page 196
ISSN 0475-0071
language 英語
File Version publisher
NAID 120002307328
JaLCDOI 10.18926/15430
FullText URL Mem_Fac_Eng_OU_29_2_89.pdf
Author Sekoguchi, Kenji| Miyazaki, Shigeji|
Abstract The present paper deals with a new perfomance measure, the actual mean flow time, defined as a mean of the elapsed time of each job counted from the start time on a schedule to the corresponding due date. For the one machine backward scheduling model with a common due date and independent setup times, LPT schedule is shown as the optimal solution for the proposed measure. An optimal algorithm is presented for the case with dependent setup times on the basis of the algorithm by Arcelus and Chandra for a n / 1 / F forward scheduling problem. The proposed algorithm is coded in C-language and a computational experience is reported through a 16-bit computer.
Publication Title Memoirs of the Faculty of Engineering, Okayama University
Published Date 1995-03-27
Volume volume29
Issue issue2
Start Page 89
End Page 94
ISSN 0475-0071
language 英語
File Version publisher
NAID 120002307729
JaLCDOI 10.18926/19610
FullText URL Mem_Fac_Eng_OU_33_1_31.pdf
Author Iwamoto Hidehisa| Osaki, Hirokazu| Kajihara, Yasuhiro| Munesawa, Yoshiomi| Hashimoto Atsufumi| Seki, Shuji|
Abstract The nurse supporting robot system to prepare and hand surgical instruments to a surgeon is proposed to reduce work of nurse in a surgical operation. In this paper, the surgical instrument recognition system (SIRS) is developed to hand the surgical instruments to a surgeon by the robot. The characteristics ot the instruments are area of the instruments, ratio of minimum center-contour distance to maximum one and its outline contour, are recognized by using the image processing. Kinds of the instruments are distinguished by these characteristics.
Publication Title Memoirs of the Faculty of Engineering, Okayama University
Published Date 1998-11-30
Volume volume33
Issue issue1
Start Page 31
End Page 37
ISSN 0475-0071
language 英語
File Version publisher
NAID 120002309084
JaLCDOI 10.18926/19612
FullText URL Mem_Fac_Eng_OU_33_1_39.pdf
Author Munesawa, Yoshiomi| Osaki, Hirokazu| Kajihara, Yasuhiro|
Abstract In this paper, we propose a recognition index to evaluate the complexity of discrimination among parts and units. The parts and units are classified into some groups (the number of groups is shown as n) by one characteristic, such as color, shape, size and so on. The recognition index of each is denoted as log(2) (n+1) by the information quantity formula. The recognition diagram shows the classfication of parts and units into only one part and unit by the structure of a characteristic. Further we propose the line balancing method for assembly line based on the working time and recognition index.
Publication Title Memoirs of the Faculty of Engineering, Okayama University
Published Date 1998-11-30
Volume volume33
Issue issue1
Start Page 39
End Page 45
ISSN 0475-0071
language 英語
File Version publisher
NAID 120002309042
JaLCDOI 10.18926/19615
FullText URL Mem_Fac_Eng_OU_33_1_47.pdf
Author Jindai, Mitsuru| Osaki, Hirokazu| Kajihara, Yasuhiro| Munesawa, Yosiomi|
Abstract In this paper, we propose the recognition methods by image processing using 2D or 3D CAD. In the case of 2D CAD, an object is recognized by comparing five characters calculated from the center of gravity and contour. In the case of 3D CAD, there are two recognition methods. Firstly 3D CAD figure is transformed into 2D CAD figures. And an object is recognized by comparing 2D CAD figures with inputted images. Secondly the three dimensional coordinates of vertexes on an object are calculated from the images taken from some cameras and compared 3D coordinates with those of 3D CAD figures and recognized the sort of an object.
Publication Title Memoirs of the Faculty of Engineering, Okayama University
Published Date 1998-11-30
Volume volume33
Issue issue1
Start Page 47
End Page 52
ISSN 0475-0071
language 英語
File Version publisher
NAID 120002309202
JaLCDOI 10.18926/15435
FullText URL Mem_Fac_Eng_OU_28_1_39.pdf
Author Totsuji, Chieko| Matsubara Takeo|
Abstract There are some substances in which their hydrogen bonds are considered to play quite important roles in their ferroelectric or antiferroelectric phase transition. These ferroelectrics usually have large isotope effects in phase transition temperatures and we expect the physics of hydrogen bonds is closely related to the effects. We propose a simple model describing the isolated hydrogen bond. Based on quantum-mechanical analyses of this model, we study the difference between the behavior of a proton and a deuteron in hydrogen bonds.
Publication Title Memoirs of the Faculty of Engineering, Okayama University
Published Date 1993-11-30
Volume volume28
Issue issue1
Start Page 39
End Page 50
ISSN 0475-0071
language 英語
File Version publisher
NAID 120002307179
JaLCDOI 10.18926/19616
FullText URL Mem_Fac_Eng_OU_33_1_53.pdf
Author Li Sen| Osaki, Hirokazu| Kajihara, Yasuhiro| Munesawa, Yosiomi|
Abstract A method for designing a monitoring system with multiple cameras is proposed in order to supervise and recognize the progress of wide work area. First, a wide view camera is deveeloped by combining several usual cameras so that its visual angle could cover more than π/2. Secondly, A method for determining the number and location points of cameras is proposed by considering the shape of monitored area and the installation cost of cameras. The monitored area is divided into three kinds of basic shape (rectangular form, L form and convex form). For every basic shape area, the camera is located at the vertex pasition, so that the whole area can be monitored by the camera.
Publication Title Memoirs of the Faculty of Engineering, Okayama University
Published Date 1998-11-30
Volume volume33
Issue issue1
Start Page 53
End Page 57
ISSN 0475-0071
language 英語
File Version publisher
NAID 120002309122
JaLCDOI 10.18926/19682
FullText URL Mem_Fac_Eng_OU_33_2_91.pdf
Author Munesawa, Yoshiomi| Osaki, Hirokazu| Kajihara, Yasuhiro|
Abstract In this paper, we propose the method to determine the position of the 2 cameras for the multiviewpoints as the robot is the work place. The optical axit's direction of the 1st camera is determined in the base ot work contents in teleoperation. The multiviewpoints system uses the 2 camera units that aren't installed side by side, so that the direction of the 2nd camera is decided in the base of the angle between the optical axes' direction of 2 cameras. Next, the distance from the camera to the work place is determined according to the distance resolution of image on the monitor, and the camera type of which the point-blank range is not this distance is selected. And the efficacy ot this system is examined with an experiment.
Publication Title Memoirs of the Faculty of Engineering, Okayama University
Published Date 1999-04-27
Volume volume33
Issue issue2
Start Page 91
End Page 96
ISSN 0475-0071
language 英語
File Version publisher
NAID 120002309052
JaLCDOI 10.18926/19692
FullText URL Mem_Fac_Eng_OU_33_2_111.pdf
Author Fujihara Yutaka| Munesawa, Yoshiomi| Osaki, Hirokazu|
Abstract Our country faces a serious problem of the environmental pollution by the production and the large quantity consumption of the industry product. The thoroughness of resources recycling has become necessary to solve these problems. As for the product design and the production control, how productivity should be improved has been discussed with extreme emphasis. But from now, as for the product design, both assemblability and disassemblability must be taken into consideration at the same time. And also in production management, it must be investigated how the products can be recycled in the low cost. Therfore, the facility layout method with two phases in recycling plant, which is composed of both the procedure for the layout of facility group and the procedure for the layout of intermal facility group by the optimal solution method and the suboptimal solution method by neural network is proposed in this paper.
Publication Title Memoirs of the Faculty of Engineering, Okayama University
Published Date 1999-04-27
Volume volume33
Issue issue2
Start Page 111
End Page 119
ISSN 0475-0071
language 英語
File Version publisher
NAID 120002309035
Author Faculty of Engineering, Okayama University|
Published Date 2011-01
Publication Title Memoirs of the Faculty of Engineering, Okayama University
Volume volume45
Content Type Others
JaLCDOI 10.18926/15437
FullText URL Mem_Fac_Eng_OU_28_1_51.pdf
Author Kohno, Iichiro| Tanabe Kazuyasu| Tomita Takemitsu|
Abstract A technique for determining the layer structure and content of clay minerals was developed based on the relationship between temperature, and moisture characteristics of clay minerals. Moisture content in standard specimens, prepared by mixing montmorillonite, kaolinite and quartz in various proportions, was determined by measuring weight loss after heating. Based on the results from differential thermal analysis tests, the ignition loss method was found to be widely applicable to clays with montmorillonite and kaolinite as the main components. Dehydration of constituent water occurred at 530℃ and 800℃ in two- and three-layered clay minerals, respectively.
Publication Title Memoirs of the Faculty of Engineering, Okayama University
Published Date 1993-11-30
Volume volume28
Issue issue1
Start Page 51
End Page 59
ISSN 0475-0071
language 英語
File Version publisher
NAID 120002307254
JaLCDOI 10.18926/15439
FullText URL Mem_Fac_Eng_OU_26_2_77.pdf
Author Wada, Osami| Nakajima Masamitsu|
Abstract This paper describes a method to design an antenna to focus millimeter-wave beam generated by a gyrotron. The antenna, which has been proposed by the authors, consists of a stair-cut circular waveguide and two cylindrical reflectors; one is elliptic and the other is parabolic. Its principle is based on the geometrical optics though slightly modified to consider the diffraction effect. Results of low-power experiments agree well with the design on beam direction, beam width and the position of the focal point. At 35.5 GHz using TE(01) mode, a focused beam with half-power thickness of 13 mm x 10 mm was obtained. This type of antennas find applications to millimeter-wave scattering measurement in fusion plasma research and high- energy-density source for material heating.
Publication Title Memoirs of the Faculty of Engineering, Okayama University
Published Date 1992-03-28
Volume volume26
Issue issue2
Start Page 77
End Page 92
ISSN 0475-0071
language 英語
File Version publisher
NAID 120002307321
JaLCDOI 10.18926/15441
FullText URL Mem_Fac_Eng_OU_26_2_93.pdf
Author Fukuyama, Atsushi| Kasai Takashi| Furutani, Yoichiro|
Abstract A one-dimensional tokamak transport code (TASK/TR) has been developed to analyze the evolution of a burning plasma accompanied with fusion reaction. This code deals with the electrons, deuterons, tritons, thermalized α particles, fast α particles and beam ions, separately, in order to describe the dependence of the reaction rate on the ion mixture ratio. As an energy transport model, the drift wave turbulence mode is employed. The heating and current drive by the neutral beam injection as well as the pellet injection for fuelling are also included. This code is applied to a reactor-grade plasma aimed at in the ITER project. The cases of an ignited plasma and a current-driven plasma are examined. The required power for full current drive is estimated. The effect of pellet injection, both fuel and impurity ions, is also studied.
Publication Title Memoirs of the Faculty of Engineering, Okayama University
Published Date 1992-03-28
Volume volume26
Issue issue2
Start Page 93
End Page 109
ISSN 0475-0071
language 英語
File Version publisher
NAID 120002307699
JaLCDOI 10.18926/15381
FullText URL Mem_Fac_Eng_OU_30_1_75.pdf
Author Totsuji, Hiroo| Inoue, Yoshihiko| Kishimoto, Tokunari| Totsuji, Chieko| Nara, Shigetoshi|
Abstract Molecular dynamics of the Yukawa system, the system of particles interacting via the Yukawa or the screened Coulomb potential, are formulated for various statistical ensembles and external conditions. The Yukawa potential smoothly interpolates the long-range Coulomb and the short-range interactions by adjusting a single parameter, the screening length. In order to reduce the effect of boundaries, the periodic boundary conditions are imposed and the deformations of the fundamental vectors of periodicity are taken into account. Ewald-type expressions for interaction energy, force, and kinematic pressure are given explicitly.
Publication Title Memoirs of the Faculty of Engineering, Okayama University
Published Date 1995-12-28
Volume volume30
Issue issue1
Start Page 75
End Page 87
ISSN 0475-0071
language 英語
File Version publisher
NAID 120002307479