Igor Fuerstner

Igor Fuerstner
Visoka tehnička škola strukovnih studija | VTS · Department of Mechatronics

PhD

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Striving for excellence during the assembling process through incorporating the expectations of Industry 4.0 requires complex information management on issues of overall system status, especially the physical characteristics and position of the parts being assembled, as well as the assembling units and tools. This research introduces both an overal...
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Coordinate measuring machines are devised for most complex measurements. Besides their dimension measuring abilities, the CNC operated machines can measure geometrical characteristics of form, such as straightness, roundness, cylindricity, etc. These are vital features currently, when inspection needs to submit very thorough reports not only on the...
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A lesser known type of pneumatic actuators is pneumatic muscle actuator (PMA) although the first investigations related to PMAs are mentioned by a Russian researcher Garasiev in 1930s. Recently, the most often applied PMA is the Fluidic Muscle manufactured by Festo Company. Generally, PMAs differ from standard cylindrical pneumatic actuators as the...
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The purpose of the presented research is to develop an overall mathematical model, which will allow for a more precise simulation of the operation of a water-to-water heat pump system, having in mind its thermodynamics, fluid mechanics and heat transfer processes. The simulation allows the prediction of the parameters of the state at each and every...
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New technological solutions in electric actuators, which integrate the electric motors and the control units, thus transforming them to a complex mechatronic device require special attention. Having in mind that this integration requires communication between the actuators and their control units, and also communication with external control units...
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Nowadays linear motion can be achieved in many different ways, traditional and new. Based on this, it is of great importance to know the advantages and disadvantages of different technologies in use. In this paper, traditional pneumatic and mechanical linear actuators are compared with the new linear motor technologies, which are used in mechatroni...
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The Web of Things (WoT) is slowly gaining grounds and through the properties of barcodes, QR codes, RFID, active sensors and IPv6, objects are fitted with some form of readability and traceability. People are becoming part of digital global network driven by personal interests. The feeling being part of a community and the constant drive of getting...
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Online news reading services, such as Google News and Yahoo! News, have become very popular since the Internet provides fast access to news articles from various sources around the world. A key issue of these services is to help users to find interesting articles that match their preferences as much as possible. This is the problem of personalized...
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Todays changing and competitive labor markets present a huge challenge for students in finding a suitable internship position or job. The paper presents a developed working prototype of an online module, which serves as a career center in connecting students with academic institutions and companies in an effort to find and manage internship positio...
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The purpose of this study is to produce a mathematical model to describe the operation of a water-to-water heat pump system for steady-state condition. The set-up model is deterministic. It consists of distributed as well as lumped parameters. The proposed mathematical models of heat exchangers were described by coupled differential equations, whil...
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This paper presents various student projects from competitions in different fields of engineering science and technologies. Students of Subotica Tech – College of Applied Sciences participated in a number of contests and competitions. Basic concepts of the realized projects are presented. These competitions can be divided into two groups: first, wh...
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The paper will present the idea, structure and the first results in application of the innovation platform specially oriented toward students' contests. There is a significant number of professional platforms available on the web offering different kinds of tasks and creative challenges for task solvers offering monetary rewards for the best propos...
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The use of wireless devices has greatly increased in the last decade, and it has been one of the most widely used medium of information transmission. Within the wireless devices the wireless sensor networks are the most contemporary and most commonly researched field. The work deals with the industrial use of wireless sensor networks and more preci...
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A solution of an automated system for ranking is presented in this paper. When candidates are registering to study at Subotica Tech, a ranking problem occurs in certain study programs. A new web service was developed to solve this problem. Algorithm as the main part of this system decides and controls the entire logic of the service. During the dec...
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Considering that companies, especially SMEs, have limited resources to support their product development processes, their management has started to look for fresh ideas and competent individuals outside their borders. Co-creation is seen as a powerful engine for innovation. This paper focuses on the establishment of university-industry cooperation,...
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When the customer wants a product that fits their personal requirements, they are facing the challenge of whether to spend a huge amount of time and cognitive energy on choosing or configuring the desired product, or to settle for a predefined one. In the case of tourism packages, the customer can choose from predefined ones both online or offline,...
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When selling a customized product with the support of a product configurator, there is a risk that customers will abort the configuration process if the configuration dialogue does not suit the customer well. To reduce this risk, a product configurator that self-adapts to different levels of customer knowledge instead of vice versa is needed. In th...
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The customers can use numerous specialized services that are available on the Internet, if they want to configure a tourism package. These services can be of lesser or greater complexity but most of them configure an offer from a series of picking lists from which a customer should pick an option. This can often be rather time-demanding and frustra...
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When the customer wants to configure a tourism package, they can use numerous specialized web pages that are available. Web pages can be of lesser or greater complexity but most of them configure an offer from a series of picking lists from which a customer should pick an option. This can often be rather time-consuming and annoying especially when...
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The paper contains a brief overview of development of the Stirling engine with basic functioning and structure of the division. The second part explains the detailed operation of resonant Stirling engine, with a demonstration of examples of use in practice. The last part refers to the view Lamina Flow Stirling Engine.
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In the twenty-first century, a company has to organize around the customers in order to be a successful and viable firm. Customers expect to get what they would like, with a side order of customization. This approach raises several questions that have to be answered, one of which is that despite nowadays customers are knowledgeable in general, they...
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In the twenty-first century, a company has to organize around the customer in order to be a successful and viable firm. Today, the marketplace is customer driven. Customers expect to get what they would like, with a side order of customization. This alteration of traditional organization of a company through the involvement of the customer into the...
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This paper presents the Web based intelligent product configurator for thermal insulation and decoration of buildings. Configurator is a three-tier client server application which was developed with modern Internet technologies/techniques: XHTML, CSS, PHP, MYSQL, JavaScript, XML and Flash. The functionality and architecture of the configurator are...
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The paper presents the latest results of an ongoing project which deals with the development of a specific on-line product configurator in the field of thermal insulation of buildings. The self adaptive product configurator proposes a definition of the customer profile that is relevant to the area of investigation. Based on defined customer profile...
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A picture is worth a thousand words. Yes, but which ones? Content-based image retrieval (CBIR) is the application of computer vision to the image retrieval problem. The image retrieval problem is the problem of searching for digital images in large databases. ldquoContent-basedrdquo means that the search will analyze the actual content of the image...
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This paper presents the results of the creation process of a partial interactive presentation of Polytechnical Engineering College in Subotica in Virtual Reality. The modelling of the Institution is made using the 3ds max™ 7. The models are exported to Virtual Reality Modelling Language (VRML). The presentation is made using HTML. During the creati...
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This paper presents developed method for connecting the participants in the process of product development in internet surroundings. The participants in the product development process can be classified in two groups: the manager of the product development process (chief designer) and the other participants in the development process (DFA, DFM and...
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The difficulties in implementing successful mass customization arise mainly due to uncertainty encountered by customers when they intend to customize their products -external and internal complexity -problems faced by the company because of the extensive product variety. This paper presents some results of using a developed methodology for adaptive...
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The paper will present a Design for Environment (DFE) tool as a systematical way of incorporating environmental attributes into the integrated product development. The developed tool is a part of the integrated platform which already includes Design for Assembly, Manufacturing and Costs, and it is functioning in internet surroundings. The paper wil...

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