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Science Meets Industry 2017

Motion-Lab represented by the Lab Manager Witold Pawlus participated in the Science Meets Industry workshop organized by the Norwegian Centre for Offshore Wind Energy (NORCOWE) in cooperation with Greater Stavanger and the Norwegian Offshore Wind Cluster on Mar. 29, 2017

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Winter in Motion-Lab

A winter storm has been raging today in Grimstad. The icy patterns it left look quite impressive when seen from the cozy inside of the Motion-Lab…

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Motion-Lab in Local Newspaper

Technical Manager Witold Pawlus and PhD candidate Sondre Sanden Tørdal presented the motion-lab in the local newspaper Grimstad Adressetidende on February 11, 2017. The 2-page article below is in Norwegian. GA-20170211

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Sensonor Visited the Motion-Lab

The company Sensonor visited the Motion-Lab on January 19, 2017. The reason for the visit was to get familiar with the infrastructure and services that Motion-Lab can provide to test the world-class inertial measurement units produced by the company. The

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6 DOF Laser Tracker

As announced in one of the previous posts, Inge Svenningsson from Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence visited Motion-Lab during 6th-7th December 2016 to commission the newly purchased Leica Absolute Tracker AT960 and to give the training to the laboratory staff. The tracker

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Motion Capture in Motion-Lab

During 22nd-24th November 2016 the company Qualisys from Sweden installed the motion capture system in the Motion-Lab. The picture below shows Martin Holmberg from Qualisys setting up the cameras. In total, 17 cameras were installed that provide the full coverage

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Leica Automation Workshop

Motion-Lab participated on November 17, 2016 in the workshop organized by Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence, a leading metrology and manufacturing solution specialist. The workshop was hosted by SINTEF Raufoss Manufacturing at Raufoss Industripark, and featured the Leica Absolute Tracker AT960. It

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Vessel-to-Vessel Compensation

Status of the vessel-to-vessel compensation project at UiA as of November 2016 can be seen at https://youtu.be/7HC1nkir798. The work is linked to the research centre SFI Offshore Mechatronics, work-package 2.

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New Lab Manager Started

Witold Pawlus started as the new technical lab manager of the Motion-Lab on November 9, 2016. Witold completed his PhD degree at UiA within the Industrial-PhD scheme of the Norwegian Research Council together with the company MHWirth AS in Kristiansand.

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PhD Defense

Magnus Berthelsen Kjelland defended his PhD on November 4, 2016. Magnus was the first PhD candidate at UiA who made significant use of the Motion-Lab in his research. More information is available in the following link (in Norwegian). Magnus Berthelsen

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