AN AUTOMATED BENDING SYSTEM FOR THE FABRICATION OF SHIP FRAMES VIA SELF - ADAPTIVE COMPUTER CONTROL

This report includes discussions of: (a) experiments on the bending of model sections; (b) design and construction of a through feed bending fixture; (c) progress to date on computer control; (d) a modified time schedule; (e) financial summary to date; and an appendix 'An analytical method for the development of load displacement curves for the bending of rectangular beams.' The work of the second six months of the program is summarized and the work planned for the completion of the program is outlined.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Case Western Reserve University

    School of Engineering
    10900 Euclid Avenue
    Cleveland, OH  USA  44106

    National Science Foundation

    Research Applied to National Needs
    Washington, DC  USA  20550
  • Authors:
    • Mergler, H W
    • Wright, DKJ
  • Publication Date: 1973-8

Media Info

  • Pagination: 91 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00158690
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: NSF/RA/T-73/075 Prog. Rpt.
  • Contract Numbers: NSF-GI-35994
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 31 1977 12:00AM