CAD and CAE model update on manufactured shapes is a key process in the industry 4.0, where design, manufacturing and maintenance are integrated elements. Digital Twin models, together with Reverse Engineering techniques, allow tracking components performances during production and verifying the compliance with design requirements during the component lifetime.
The need to have RE processes with a small impact on the production is driving the development of these models towards techniques with fast performances.
In this context, morphing techniques, largely deployed in the field of CAE models update, represent valuable alternatives to the conventional RE techniques, exactly for their reduced computational time and their capability to preserve the initial topology of the model.
In this work presented at AIAS Conference 2020 Radial Basis Function morphing technique has been used for the update of ITER Winding Pack CAD model on scan data acquired from the finalized component.
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