Design and Implementation of a 3D Laser Scanner: Using Object Rotation and Plane of Light Scanning

Bernhard Mörtl

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The aim of this work is to investigate the performance of 3D-scanning using a laser-plane of light sensor combined with a turntable. To this end a complete measurement system was designed, implemented and tested. A new calibration concept was conceived and the required calibration objects and procedures were implemented. There are two main steps involved: calibration of the plane of light measurement unit; and registration of the axis of rotation relative to the laser plane of light. The complete system, optical measurement, rotation control and surface reconstruction has been implemented and successfully tested on a series of engineering objects. The acquired data can also be exported to a CAD an STL data file.
Translated title of the contributionEntwurf und Umsetzung eines 3D Laser Scanners unter Verwendung des Lichtschnittverfahrens und einem Drehtisch
Original languageEnglish
  • O'Leary, Paul, Supervisor (internal)
Award date17 Dec 2010
Publication statusPublished - 2010

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  • 3D measurement laser scanning reverse engineering digital image processing light sectioning turntable

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