A new digital fabrication facility, ProtoLAB, opened this week at Swinburne University of Technology. The lab will house industrial robots for large scale architectural design prototyping. The design of the space is intended to open up the fabrication process to passers-by and allows observation and interest to be garnered by the large windows that open … Continue reading Robotics lab to encourage hands-on Industry 4.0 knowledge
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Guy Dann of RS Components believes 3D printing for rapid prototyping and connected devices be key drivers of Australia’s engineering industry.
A multidisciplinary integrated approach will help companies arrive at better designs earlier and reduce their reliance on costly physical prototyping.
Daniel Wilson describes how he uses MathWorks’ Simulink software to build smarter algorithms as part of his research into unmanned aerial vehicles.
FEA can be used to validate and simulate products such as calculating force required in a hydraulic cylinder.