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Parallel manipulator for auto tracking system: virtual prototyping using LabVIEW- Solidworks

Ramli, Zalifah and Abdul Muthalif, Asan Gani and Shafie, Amir Akramin and Antong, Hasmawati (2012) Parallel manipulator for auto tracking system: virtual prototyping using LabVIEW- Solidworks. Advanced Materials Research. ISSN 1022-6680

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Abstract

Free-space optics (FSO) communication is a technology that uses light to transmit data through free space. The most important in FSO communication is the alignment between transmitter and receiver telescope. However, since the transmission medium of FSO is atmosphere, it will give misalignment between transceivers. Hence, tracking system is required to solve the problem between the transmitter and receivers. The 3-RPS parallel manipulator has been designed as a tracking system for the alignment between transceivers. First, a prototype of the system is designed in SolidWorks and integrated with LabVIEW software to perform virtual prototyping. Then, the result of virtual prrotyping is discussed

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Uncontrolled Keywords: FSO, tracking system, Parallel manipulator, SolidWorks, LabVIEW
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Engineering > Department of Mechatronics Engineering
Depositing User: Ir. Ts. Dr Asan Gani Abdul Muthalif
Date Deposited: 02 Aug 2012 10:25
Last Modified: 22 Feb 2013 16:19
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/24570

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