Workshop on Positioning Accuracy in Paralel Robots

Workshop on Methodologies for Increasing the Positioning Accuracy of High-Acceleration Parallel Robots Used in Industrial Applications

November 20-21, 2019, Ankara

The aim of the workshop is dissemination of the know-how of experts on structural and control-based improvements in order to increase the positioning accuracy of parallel robots commonly used in industrial applications. The workshop is aimed for mechanical engineers from industry and universities. The workshop languages are Turkish and English.

ORGANIZING INSTUTITIONS & FUNDERS

Organized by

Izmir Institute of Technology (IzTech) Department of Mechanical Engineering

Middle East Technical University (METU) Department of Mechanical Engineering

Turkish Machine Theory Association (IFToMM MO Turkey)

Funded by

The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey with grant no 116M272

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

Gökhan Kiper (IzTech) (Co-chair) – gokhankiper@iyte.edu.tr

Can Dede (IzTech) (Co-chair) – candede@iyte.edu.tr

Eres Söylemez (METU) (Co-chair) – eres@metu.edu.tr

Ulaş Yaman (METU)

Emre Uzunoğlu (IzTech)

Merve Özkahya (IzTech)

İbrahimcan Görgülü  (IzTech)

Erkan Paksoy (IzTech)

LECTURERS

Ashitava Ghosal (IISc Bangalore)

Can Dede (IzTech)

Emre Uzunoğlu (IzTech)

Gökhan Kiper (IzTech)

İbrahimcan Görgülü  (IzTech)

WORKSHOP TOPICS

  • Parallel robots and Industrical Applications
  • A case study: Sun tracking with a 3-UPU and a 3-RPS parallel manipulator
  • A case study: Planar laser cutting machine
  • Mechanical design considerations
  • Balancing
  • Stiffness modelling
  • Control design
  • Discussion on participant-specific issues

REGISTRATION

Registration to the workshop is free. Besides the workshop lectures, there will be a dinner on November 21, Thursday. For registration please send an e-mail to gokhankiper@iyte.edu.tr until October 31, 2019.

REGISTRATION

Registration to the workshop is free. Besides the workshop lectures, there will be a dinner on November 21, Thursday. For registration please send an e-mail to gokhankiper@iyte.edu.tr until October 31, 2019.

VENUE

The workshop will take place at Middle East Technical University (METU) Department of Mechanical Engineering building. METU Campus is in Ankara, Turkey. Ankara Esenboğa International Airport has direct flights to many cities in Europe and Asia.

ACCOMODATION

The participants may stay in METU guest house inside the campus or nearby hotels. Transpostation from/to the guest house will be organized.