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Studenter prisade av Sparbanksstiftelsen Kronan

På den årliga stipendieutdelningen från Sparbanksstiftelsen Kronan (i år online pga pandemin) fick fyra examensarbeten från BTH Maskinteknik priser. 100.000 kr Johan Olsson och Axel Sjöberg (civilingenjör) för arbetet “In-house glove recycling: Eliminating a waste stream with a circular approach“. Handledare vid BTH Maskinteknik var Christian Johansson. Johan Olsson och Axel Sjöberg (civilingenjör) för arbetet […]

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Stanford ME310 project wraps up with EXPE – Online

ReGlove, a circular solution for recycling and remanufacturing Personal Protective Equipment in the form of single-use gloves made from a special form of Polyvinyl alcohol. The solutions consist of machines that are designed to facilitate the loop from cleaning and sterilizing used material to a remanufacturing plant, where the material, in liquid form, is molded […]

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Towards autonomous construction equipment: supporting on-site collaboration between automatons and humans

Abstract To support the application of automated machines andcollaborative robots in unstructured environments like in the mining,agriculture and construction sector the needs of the human co-workershould be investigated to ensure a safe and productive collaboration.The empirical study presented includes the prototyping of a solution forhuman-machine communication, which has been supported by a designthinking approach. An […]

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Congratulations Martin Frank, Licentiate in Mechanical Engineering!

Martin Frank presented his licentiate thesis entitled “A Step Towards the Design of Collaborative Autonomous Machines: A Study on Construction and Mining Equipment” in front of an interested audience both present, and via online, on thursday afternoon. Martin presented the context and motivation for his research and then took the audience through research methodology and […]

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BTH PDRL at the 22nd International Conference on Engineering Design 2019

“Responsible Design for Our Future” is the theme for this year’s International Conference on Engineering Design (ICED http://www.iced19.org), which will be held in Delft, The Netherlands. ICED biannual conferences are organized by the Design Society and represent premiere forums where the design community comes together to share insights, discover new ideas, and to stay abreast of […]

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Welcome as industrial PhD candidate Martin Frank!

Martin Frank is an industrial PhD candidate at BTH. Working as Research Engineer within Emerging Technologies at Volvo Construction Equipment he’ll now “double” by doing his PhD with a focus on data-driven design for autonomous systems. Martin is contributing to, and doing research in, the KKS research profile “Model Driven Development and Decision Support“. WHO […]

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Data Mining through Early Experience Prototyping: A step towards Data Driven Product Service System Design

ABSTRACT The construction industry is ripe for disruption through innovative solutions that provide added productivity. Equipment manufacturers are attempting to disrupt their industry with investments in autonomy, electrification and product-service system business models. Designing solutions that will operate in completely new systems or modify an existing complex system require new approaches to address the uncertainty […]

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