Monthly Archives: January 2016

Focus on optimal designs

Modelling and simulation is today a natural part of engineering design in businesses of all types and sizes. However, transition from simulation as primary a tool for verifying solutions that are already decided upon towards use of simulation to stimulate creation of new concepts and provide guidance towards more optimized designs, especially in early development […]

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Revisiting ENDREA, 20 years later…

ENDREA (The Swedish Engineering Design Research and Education Agenda) was a national effort to create the future academic and industrial leaders. It started out 1996 and early 2016 we now decided to have a re-union and talk about starting up a new initiative. ENDREA’s focus was on developing, adapting and implementing theories and methods for managing […]

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Besök vid Volvo Car Body Components

I samband med Institutionen för Maskintekniks (TIMA) sista personalmöte för året genomfördes ett studiebesök vid Volvo Car Body Components i Olofström. Dr. Mats Sigvant, teknisk expert inom plåtformning, hälsade oss välkomna och beskrev utvecklingen från bysmedja år 1735 till dagens avancerade och omfattande pressning av karossdetaljer samt framtagning av pressverktyg. Volvo Car Body Components levererar […]

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Additive Manufacturing Technology Potential: A Cleaner Manufacturing Alternative

ABSTRACT This paper focuses on an emerging manufacturing technology called Additive Manufacturing (AM) and its potential to become a more efficient and cleaner manufacturing alternative. This work is built around selected case companies, where the benefit of AM compared to other more traditional technologies is studied through the comparison of resource consumption. The resource consumption […]

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Forskning av vikt för Blekinge

Oskar Frånberg bygger upp forskningen inom marin teknik, med maskinteknik som hemvist. Tanken är att knyta ihop aktörer med intressen för marin teknik i ett center. I dagens Sydöstran kan vi läsa om planerna, och Oskars olika projekt och bakgrund. Läs hela artikeln här som pdf.

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Besök vid Dynapac

Studenter och lärare från BTH besökte Dynapac Compaction Equipment AB för att få mer insikt i utveckling och tillverkning av vibrerande jord- och asfaltsvältar. Gruppen välkomnades av Magnus Fast, ansvarig för asfaltsvältar, som inledde med att berätta om Dynapacs historia och produktutbud. Dynapac grundades 1934 som Vibroverken AB, men är numera en del av divisionen […]

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The Adoption of Additive Manufacturing Technology in Sweden

Research paper in collaboration with the faculty of engineering (LTH), Lund university, published in “3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing”, Vol. 2, No4, 2015. (http://online.liebertpub.com/doi/10.1089/3dp.2015.0013) ABSTRACT This article analyzes the adoption of additive manufacturing (AM) technologies in Sweden. The data set consists of a recent and representative sample of Swedish AM users (companies, universities, and research […]

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