Tobias Schneider

Graduation:
M.Sc.
Function:
Project engineer
Practice Areas:
Additive manufacturing, image processing, measurement technologies
Phone:
+49 (0)511 279 76-230
E-Mail:
schneider@iph-hannover.de
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Publications

This paper describes the development and prototypical implementation of an energy self-sufficient sensor for condition monitoring of wet-running steel disc clutches in marine gearboxes. For the precise control of an automated system and the monitoring of its performance, the knowledge about the possible wear is an essential prerequisite. In addition, the storage of sensor data over the life of the system offers the possibility of long-term condition monitoring. The combination with various other technological components creates a solution that enables cost-effective condition monitoring of marine gearboxes. Compared to existing systems, for example, the costs for installation and maintenance are significantly reduced. Both the methodology from the morphological box to the fine concept as well as the first measurements of the sensors are presented.

automated system, condition monitoring, metrology, clutch, gearbox

Black marking as micrometer scaled binary coding applied on shafts by ultrashort pulsed lasers with high contrast and without ablation as a non-contact sensor system for combined measurement of angular position and torque.

laser materials processing, sensors, absorption, image analysis

The measurement of the absolute rotational angle and torque via sensors forms the basis for many industrial sectors. Until now, combined sensors have not been available, so that a lot of installation space is occupied by sensor setups. In addition, the sensor setups get expensive quickly. Therefore, an optical and non-contact measurement method to detect the absolute angle of rotation and torque was developed. This paper presents the validation methodology, the setup of the test bench and the validation results. With an angular resolution of 0.001 degree and an accuracy of more than 0.05 percent, the results are promising. However, for industrial application further investigations on determining torque and miniaturizing the optical setup are required.

absolute angular position, angle difference, sensor, torque

The measurement of torque via sensors as well as the generation of torque form the basis of many industrial sectors. Within a research project an optical and non-contact measurement method to detect the absolute rotation angle and torque was developed. For comparison with the current state of the art torque sensors a test stand was built and compared to a reference torque sensor. The results of this validation are presented in the present paper.

torque, rotation angle, optical, validation

Marine gearboxes ensure the reliability of the entire ship. Therefore a timely maintenance is crucial. To decrease maintenance costs and increase security, IPH develops a wireless and energy-autonomous measurement system to monitor marine gearboxes from afar.

gearbox, ship, condition monitoring, maintenance

A combined measurement method for the optical determination of the absolute rotational angle and torque was realized. Absolute codings of the angle as well as proper production technologies for the production of suitable markings on the shaft were investigated and successfully implemented.

The absolute rotational angle could be measured with a resolution of about 0.001° at an accuracy of better than 0.2° (corresponds to 0.05% f. s.). Torque was determined with an accuracy of about 3% f. s..

The conclusion is that the overall aim was achieved.

optical measurement, torque, absolute angle of rotation

In this article, image processing of a binary single track code for determining torque is presented. The aim of the research is to determine the absolute angular position of a shaft and the applied torque. For capturing an image of the binary code two independent imaging modules are used, both allowing for measuring the angular position and rotational speed. Combining both imaging modules, torque can be determined. Position markings are directly applied on the shaft using a laser to ensure a simple integration of the system into any application. The selected technological approach is based on a contactless measurement method using angle differences. The concept of image processing as well as first research results are presented for determining the angular position twice and, thus, the torque applied to the shaft.

image processing, single track code, torque

In this article, a combined contactless measurement method is presented which is based on angle differences. The aim is the development of a combined, optical measurement system to determine the angular position of a shaft and the applied torque on it as well as an appropriate production technology to apply markings. Two independent modules are used which separately allow the measurement of angular position and rotational speed and if combined can measure torque. To ensure a simple integration of the system into any application, position markings are directly applied on the shaft using a laser. The selected technological approach is based on a contactless measurement method using angle differences. The concept as well as first research results are presented.

absolute angular position, angle difference, contactless combined measurement, sensor, torque

The concept of angular difference allows simultaneous measurement of the relative and absolute rotation angle as well as the torque. The torsion of a shaft resulting from torque gets determined via the difference of two angles and converted into correlating torque. Today’s measuring devices use encoder disks or additional torque shafts. An incremental or absolute structure of measurement of the encoder disks is applied to it. Torque shafts are used frequently to extend the twist angle as a result of torsion. Current methods of measurement for rotation angle and torque are described.

torque, torsion, rotation angle

The concept of angular difference allows simultaneous measurement of the relative and absolute rotation angle as well as the torque. The torsion of a shaft resulting from torque gets determined via the difference of two angles and converted into correlating torque. Today’s measuring devices use encoder disks or additional torque shafts. An incremental or absolute structure of measurement of the encoder disks is applied to it. Torque shafts are used frequently to extend the twist angle as a result of torsion. Current methods of measurement for rotation angle and torque are described.

concept of angular difference, rotation angle, torque

Research projects