MATEC Web Conf.
Volume 121, 20178th International Conference on Manufacturing Science and Education – MSE 2017 “Trends in New Industrial Revolution”
|Number of page(s)||7|
|Published online||09 August 2017|
Augmented reality application for training in pipe defects ultrasonic investigation
1 University POLITEHNICA of Bucharest, Technology and Welding Department, Splaiul Independentei 313, sector 6, Bucharest, Romania
2 University POLITEHNICA of Bucharest, Department of Machine and Production Systems, Splaiul Independentei 313, sector 6, Bucharest, Romania
3 Namicon SRL, Romania
* Corresponding author: email@example.com
The paper presents the development process of an Augmented Reality (AR) application used for training operators in using ultrasonic equipment for non-destructive testing (NDT) of pipework. The application provides workers useful information regarding the process steps, the main components of ultrasonic equipment and the proper modality of placing, aligning and moving it on pipe and weld. Using tablet or mobile phone device, an operator can see on screen written details and images on standardized working method, thus offering assistance during the training process. Allowing 3D augmented visualization of ultrasonic equipment overlaid on the real-world environment consisting in pipes and welds, the AR application makes the NDT process easier to understand and learn, as the initial evaluation results showed.
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