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dc.contributor.authorHu, Y-
dc.contributor.authorYang, Q-
dc.contributor.authorSun, X-
dc.identifier.citationIEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, 61(5), 1368 - 1376, 2012.en_US
dc.descriptionCopyright @ 2011 IEEE. This article has been made available through the Brunel Open Access Publishing Fund.en_US
dc.description.abstractAdvanced virtual coordinate-measuring machines (CMMs) (AVCMMs) have recently been developed at Brunel University, which provide vivid graphical representation and powerful simulation of CMM operations, together with Monte-Carlo-based uncertainty evaluation. In an integrated virtual environment, the user can plan an inspection strategy for a given task, carry out virtual measurements, and evaluate the uncertainty associated with the measurement results, all without the need of using a physical machine. The obtained estimate of uncertainty can serve as a rapid feedback for the user to optimize the inspection plan in the AVCMM before actual measurements or as an evaluation of the measurement results performed. This paper details the methodology, design, and implementation of the AVCMM system, including CMM modeling, probe contact and collision detection, error modeling and simulation, and uncertainty evaluation. This paper further reports experimental results for the testing of the AVCMM.en_US
dc.subjectAdvanced virtual coordinate-measuring machine (AVCMM)en_US
dc.subjectFinite-element modelingen_US
dc.subjectMonte Carlo methoden_US
dc.subjectUncertainty evaluationen_US
dc.titleDesign, implementation, and testing of advanced virtual coordinate-measuring machinesen_US
dc.typeResearch Paperen_US
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