Manipulator for Construction Industry

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Improved Efficiency of Construction Processes

Research Paper

The following paper has been accepted for publication: Ilya Tyapin and Geir Hovland, “Long Arm Manipulator Path Interpolation Using 4th Order B-Splines”, 18th International Conference on Control, Automation and Systems, Korea, October, 2018.

Manipulator Design

The design of the manipulator as of June 2018 is illustrated in the figures below: Movie demonstrating the effects of a controller algorithm damping out oscillations (36.6Mb)

Bruker offshoreteknologi i byggeprosjekter

MacGregor vil bruke kran- og løfteteknologi fra offshoreindustrien til å effektivisere byggeprosessen. Ambisjonen er at roboter monterer fasadeplater i norske byggeprosjekter allerede i 2020. Se hele artikkelen hos Norges Forskningsråd.

Bachelor and Master Theses in Mechatronics, Spring 2017

During the spring 2017 semester, the following student thesis projects were performed at the University of Agder, Mechatronics group, in collaboration with MacGregor: Geir Arne Aspheim, Kamil Bjørlykstøl and Øyvind Vatne, “Development of Tool for Handling Plates with a Robot”, […]