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2019, 1(6): 611-621 Published Date:2019-12-20

DOI: 10.1016/j.vrih.2019.10.003

Three-dimensional virtual-real mapping of aircraft autom-atic spray operation and online simulation monitoring

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This study aims at addressing the lack of closed-loop feedback optimization-enabling tool in aircraft automatic spraying systems; we systematically analyze a three-dimensional (3D) virtual-real mapping technique, namely the digital twin technique, used by the automatic spraying system.
With the sensors installed in the spraying system, the spraying working parameters are collected online and are used for driving the 3D virtual spraying system to realize the total-factor monitoring of the spraying operation. Furthermore, the operation-evaluation model is applied for analyzing and managing the key indexes of the spraying quality; once the data value of the key indexes exceeds a threshold, the operation shall be optimized automatically.
This approach can effectively support the high-efficiency analysis, evaluation, and optimization of the spraying process.
Keywords: Digital twin ; Aircraft ; Automatic spraying ; Virtual reality ; Virtual environment

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Shiguang QIU, Shuntao LIU, Deshuai KONG, Qichang HE. Three-dimensional virtual-real mapping of aircraft autom-atic spray operation and online simulation monitoring. Virtual Reality & Intelligent Hardware, 2019, 1(6): 611-621 DOI:10.1016/j.vrih.2019.10.003

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