Chapter 2. Introduction to Building a Machine Vision Inspection

  1. Prof. Dr. Alexander Hornberg
  1. Axel Telljohann

Published Online: 23 JAN 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527610136.ch2

Handbook of Machine Vision

Handbook of Machine Vision

How to Cite

Telljohann, A. (2006) Introduction to Building a Machine Vision Inspection, in Handbook of Machine Vision (ed A. Hornberg), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527610136.ch2

Editor Information

  1. Hochschule Esslingen, FB Mechatronik u. Eletrotechnik, Germany

Author Information

  1. Consulting Team Machine Vision (CTMV), Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 JAN 2007
  2. Published Print: 6 JUL 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527405848

Online ISBN: 9783527610136

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Keywords:

  • machine vision system;
  • building a machine vision system;
  • designing a machine vision system;
  • camera;
  • choice of illumination;
  • mechanical system;
  • electrical system;
  • software;
  • costs;
  • development and installation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Preface

  • Specifying a Machine Vision System

    • Task and Benefit

    • Parts

      • Different Part Types

    • Part Presentation

    • Performance Requirements

      • Accuracy

      • Time Performance

    • Information Interfaces

    • Installation Space

    • Environment

    • Checklist

  • Designing a Machine Vision System

    • Camera Type

    • Field of View

    • Resolution

      • Camera Sensor Resolution

      • Spatial Resolution

      • Measurement Accuracy

      • Calculation of Resolution

      • Resolution for a Line Scan Camera

    • Choice of Camera, Frame Grabber, and Hardware Platform

      • Camera Model

      • Frame Grabber

      • Pixel Rate

      • Hardware Platform

    • Lens Design

      • Focal Length

      • Lens Flange Focal Distance

      • Extension Tubes

      • Lens Diameter and Sensor Size

      • Sensor Resolution and Lens Quality

    • Choice of Illumination

      • Concept: Maximize Contrast

      • Illumination Setups

      • Light Sources

      • Approach to the Optimum Setup

      • Interfering Lighting

    • Mechanical Design

    • Electrical Design

    • Software

      • Software Library

      • Software Structure

      • General Topics

  • Costs

  • Words on Project Realization

    • Development and Installation

    • Test Run and Acceptance Test

    • Training and Documentation

  • Examples

    • Diameter Inspection of Rivets

      • Task

      • Specification

      • Design

    • Tubing Inspection

      • Task

      • Specification

      • Design