Projets de recherche récents

NSERC Chair in immersive design engineering activities (IDEAs)

2016/17-2019/20 • $800,000 • PI
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Multipoint 5-Axis Machining of Curved Surfaces

2016/17-2019/20 • $104,000 • PI
The Canadian Tool, Die and Mold making industry is known for its precision and accuracy. In 2002 the Canadian market for tool, dies and molds was around $1.2 billion (Statistics Canada). It dropped by 40+% in the recent recession. The outlook for the market has changed in the recent years and it...

Development of cloud-based collaborative BIM modelling software

2017/18-2018/19 • $200,000 • PI,CO
Construction practitioners, researchers, and other stakeholders of construction in Canada are becoming increasingly cognizant of the need for a transformation in home building methods. The automotive sector has enjoyed the benefits of automated design and manufacturing for years, and now the...

Technical and Life Cycle Cost Assessment of Zero-Emission Transport Refrigeration Units

2017/18 • $25,000 • PI
The development of an efficient and green stationary, thermal system for medium to heavy duty servicevehicles has the potential to provide significant technological and sustainability advantages in thenext-generation Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (A/C-R) for transportation. This proposal is...

Unassisted 5-axis tool path planning for machining complex surfaces

2011/12-2015/16 • $100,000 • PI
Canada's manufacturing sector has suffered a great setback in the recent economic downturn. Tool, die and mold (TDM), the automotive and the machine parts industry have all shrunk during this time. Canada is still a net exporter of industrial molds and is known for manufacturing precision molds....

Experimental testing of road bicycle stiffness

2011/12 • $25,000 • PI
Bicycling is a popular sport that is gaining favour in today's health conscious population and involves over 39 million North Americans. It is the seventh most popular sport in North America. The popularity of the sport is good news in wake of the health concerns about obesity among kids. The...

5-axis machining and related paradigms

2010/11 • $31,000 • PI
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Test setup for life cycle testing of bicycles

2010/11 • $24,000 • PI,CO
Mountain Biking is a popular sport in North America. With over 8.6 million participants in North America, it is the second most popular extreme sport next only to skateboarding. The popularity of the sport is good news in wake of the health concerns about obesity among kids. Mountain Biking...