Computer Aided Inspection: High precision measurements – interfacing – software metrology – Automated visual inspection in manufacturing, contact and non-contact type inspection methods, Electrical field techniques, radiation techniques, ultrasonic – Atomic Force Microscopes (AFM), Talysurf instruments. Laser Metrology: Laser Interferometer, Alignment Telescope, laser scanners. On-line and in-process measurements – diameter, surface roughness, Micro holes, surface topography measurements, straightness and flatness measurement, speckle measurements
Coordinate Measuring Machine: CMM Types, Applications – Non-contact CMM using Electro optical sensors for dimensional metrology – Non-contact sensors for surface finish measurements – Measurements / programming with CNC CMM – Performance evaluations – Measurement integration. Machine Vision: Image Acquisition and Processing – Binary and gray level images, image segmentation and labelling, representation and interpretation of colours.
Edge detection techniques, Normalization, Grey scale correlation – Reflectance map concepts; surface roughness and texture characterization – photogrammetry. Application of Machine Vision in inspection – Measurement of length, diameters, Surface roughness – automated visual inspection – 3D and dynamic feature extraction. On-line Quality control: On-line feedback quality control variable characteristics – control with measurement interval, one unit, and multiple units control systems for lot and batch production.