From CAD Models to Assembly Planning

  • R. Caracciolo
  • E. Ceresole
  • T. De Martino
  • F. Giannini
Conference paper


The use of robots for assembly tasks has not had the expected diffusion. As a matter of fact, assembling robots are today used only in specific environments like for example electronic board assembly or car mass-production. The main reason of this limited use is the robots high cost and the only apparent flexibility. Complete flexibility requires either evolution of the off-line programming systems which is still complex and machine dependent, and the realisation of efficient and reliable task level planning systems, directly related to both design and programming phases.


Assembly Sequence Assembly Task Assembly Plan Local Reference Frame Assembly Planner 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Caracciolo
    • 1
  • E. Ceresole
    • 1
  • T. De Martino
    • 2
  • F. Giannini
    • 2
  1. 1.Dipartimento di Innovazione Meccanica e GestionaleUniversità di PadovaPadovaItaly
  2. 2.Istituto per la Matematica ApplicataC.N.R.GenovaItaly

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