UoB engineering students learn how to develop Digital Twins for products and production facilities

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Two groups of final year Mechanical Engineering students at the University of Bristol spent the first half of 2021 working on Digital Twin-based projects. The students have used many of the tools, methods, and expertise within the DETI consortia to design, develop and implement from first principles the foundations of Digital Twins for a product […]

Demystifying Digital “X” – ICED Conference Paper

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The DMF lab recently (remotely) attended the International Conference of Engineering Design (ICED) 2021 to present seven papers. One of these, authored by Chris Cox, Ben Hicks and James Gopsill, investigates the new language surrounding the paradigm shift towards digital engineering. This presentation was shown at ICED 2021 as part of the “Digital Twins” panel, […]

CAD Variability: an overview.

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I have been working on justifying the need for refactoring in CAD models. The results of this analysis will be presented at the CAD’20 conference which will be held on ZOOM this coming July due to COVID outbreak. The extended abstract Investigating and characterising variability in CAD modelling: An overview gives an overview of the […]

DMF Lab hosts Prof Larry Mallak from WMU

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The Lab hosted Prof Larry Mallak – Professor of Industrial and Entrepreneurial Engineering and Engineering Management from Western Michigan University this week. With the focus of the visit on Innovation and Enterprise we toured the regions rich ecosystem of incubators for technology and enterprise. These included: Unit DX incubator specialising in science-based start-ups. Engine Shed […]

New Conference Papers – International Conference on Geometry and Graphics

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In August I will be presenting at the 18th International Conference on Geometry and Graphics (ICGG), held in Milan, Italy. The peer-reviewed papers which have been accepted are: From Orthographic Drawings to Editable Models of Simple Solids using “Reconstruction-Recomposition” coupled with Feature Recognition: explores reconstruction of parametric models using Fusion 360 as modelling software to […]