Neural Network-based Robots for Disassembly and Recycling of Automotive Products


NEUROBOT - 8338

Keywords automotive applications, autonomous robots, car disassembly techniques, mechatronics, neural networks, pattern recognition, recycling, robotics


Start Date: To be announced / Duration: 36 months

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Objectives

In view of the growing ecological and economic necessity for recycling and disassembly of car components and in order to comply with tightening car recycling legislations in Europe, this project aims at the development and implementation of an autonomous robot system for the disassembly and recycling of automotive products. The overall objective is to automate the disassembly process and to make the car recycling process economically attractive.

The objectives include:

Further information about NEUROBOT is available from the NEUROBOT home page <URL:http://www.cs.hut.fi/~jtu/neurobot.html>.


CONTACT POINT

Dr Ing Peter Hupfer
TÜV Bayern Sachsen
Westendstr. 199
D - 80686 München
tel: + 49 89 57911640
fax: + 49 89 5791 2188

Participants

TÜV BAYERN SACHSEN - D - C
BIBA - D - A
ZENON - GR - P
NATIONAL TECHN. UNIV. OF ATHINAI - GR - A
FFT GMBH & CO KG - D - P
CITYCOM - DK - P
KUUSAKOSKI OY - SF - P
HELSINKI UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY - SF - A
VOLVO NETHERLAND NEDCAR - NL - P


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NEUROBOT - 8338, December 1993


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