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Publications

Patents

Young K.W., U.K. Patent Application No.9817891.6, Fieldbus Based Quick Connect, Filed 18th August 1998

Pitchford N.J., Young K.W. and Bull R.W.E., U.K. Patent Application No. 9825880.9, Adhesive Dispensing Method, Filed 27th November 1998

Publications

Young, K.W., Muehlhaeusser, R., Piggin, R.S.H. and Rachitrangsan, P. (2001) Agile Control Systems, Automobile Engineering, pp 189-195, Vol 215 No. D2, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, ISSN 0954-4070

Piggin, R. and Young, K.W. (2001) Machine Safety with Fieldbus, Assembly Automation, Volume 21 Number 1, 2001 pp 29-34, MCB Press

Piggin, R., (2000) A Fieldbus For Machine Safety, IEE Review, pp. 33-37, July 2000

Cook, N. J., Young, K. and Stanley, A.L. (2000) Cleavage Automated: A new combinatorial chemistry tool JALA Volume 5 Number 2, May 2000

Young, K and Pickin, Craig G (2000) Accuracy assessment of the modern industrial robot, Industrial Robot: An International Journal, Volume 27 no6 2000 pp 427-436 MCB Press

Young, K Kirk, S and Piggin, R (2000) Tooling Modifications using a Faro portable inspection arm and rapid prototyping Assembly Automation, Volume 20 Number 4, 2000 pp 330-335, MCB Press

Young, K. W. (2000) Robots come to their Senses Shame about the standards committees) Industrial Robot, Volume 27 Number 1, MCB Press

Young, K. W. (1999) High-Speed Machining Utilising Robots Industrial Tooling 99, Solent Conference Centre, Southampton, 7th-8th September 1999

Young, K. W. (1999) Automation Heads for Lego land Industrial Robot, Volume 26 Number 5, MCB Press

Piggin, R. S.H., Young, K. and McLaughlin, R.T. (1999) Tool integration utilising fieldbus technology Assembly Automation, Volume 19 Number 4, MCB Press

Piggin, R. S.H., Young, K. and McLaughlin, R.T. (1999) The Current Fieldbus Standards Situation – A European View Assembly Automation, Volume 19 Number 4, MCB Press

Chen, M.S. and Young, K.W. (1999) Optimising Tolerance Allocation for Mechanical Assemblies Considering Geometric Tolerances Based on a Simplified Algorithm CIRP international seminar on computer aided tolerancing, University of Twente, Enschede, Netherlands, 22nd-24th March 1999

Piggin, R S.H., Young, K. and McLaughlin, R.T.(1999) Safety Related Fieldbus Drives & Controls Conference, Telford, 18th March 1999

Piggin, R.S.H., Young, K. and McLaughlin, R.T. (1999) Fieldbus selection – Open Vs Proprietary Systems Drives & Controls Conference, Telford, 18th March 1999

Young, K. and Pickin, C. (1999) Second Pulse an Added Plus, Welding and Metal Fabrication, March 1999

Young, K., McLaughlin, R.T. and Piggin, R.S.H. (1998) Fieldbus Selection Fieldcoms USA, Chicago, 19th March 1998

Young, K., McLaughlin, R.T. and Piggin, R.S.H. (1998) Impact of Standards and Legislation on Fieldbus Implementation Fieldcoms USA, Chicago, 18th March 1998

Young, K., McLaughlin, R.T. and Piggin, R.S.H. (1998) Diagnostic Implementation Utilising DeviceNet Fieldcoms USA, Chicago, 19th March 1998

Young K.W., Kirk S., Muehlhaeusser R., Pitchford N. And Taylor J. (1997) An agile body in white tooling concept Autotech97 ,C524/135/97, Birmingham, Institute of Mechanical Engineers, Sept 1997

Young K.W., Muehlhaeusser R., Farahnak N., Hannam P. And Austin K. (1997) Agile control systems, Autotech97 ,C524/136/97, Birmingham, Institute of Mechanical Engineers, Sept 1997

Young, K., McLaughlin, R.T. and Piggin, R.S.H. (1997) DeviceNet System Planning Fieldcoms USA Boston 17th June 1997

Young, K., McLaughlin, R.T. and Piggin, R.S.H. (1997) DeviceNet System Planning Drives & Controls Conference Telford 13th March 1997

Young, K., McLaughlin, R.T. and Piggin, R.S.H. (1996) DeviceNet System Planning, Performance Analysis, System Monitoring and Maintenance 3rd International CAN Conference Paris 1st October 1996

Young, K.W., (1995) A Fieldbus approach to robotic systems reconfiguration, Fast reconfiguration of robotic and automation resources colloquiun (Digest No: 95/174), IEE Computing and Control division professional Group C15, 20 October 1995, Savoy Place London.

Young, K.W., McLaughlin, R.T. and Khoh,S.B., (1995) DeviceNet Interoperability and Compliance, Proceedings of the 2nd International CAN Conference 95, pp6.22-6.29,CIA, Erlangen, Germany.

Young, K.W., McLaughlin, R.T. and Khoh,S.B., (1994) Low Cost SLIO CAN Based Body Control System, Proceedings of the International CAN Conference 94, pp8.2-8.9, Erlangen, Germany.

Keith, I.M. and Young, K.W., (1994) Graphical off-line programming of CMMs, Automotive Manufacturing International '94, Sterling Publications Limited, London, pp202-204, 1994.

Keith, I.M. and Young, K.W., (1993) Graphical off-line programming of co-ordinate measuring machines for automotive applications, Proceedings of the Sixth International Manufacturing Conference with China. Vol 2, pp225-229, Hong Kong, 10-12 Mar 1993.

K.Young and J.Bennaton, (1988) Off-line Programming of Robots Using a 3D Graphical Simulation System, NATO Advanced Research Workshop on CAD Based Programming for Sensory Robots, Il Ciocco, Italy, 4-6 July 1988, Paper, pp235-252.

Bonney, M.C., Young, K.W. and Yong, Y.F., (1987) Off-line Programming Using the GRASP Robot Simulation System, Second International Conference on CAPE, 1987

K.W.Young, (1986) Computer Aided Design and Manufacture for Filament Wound Reinforced Plastics, Ph.D. Thesis, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Nottingham, 1986.

M.J.Owen, V. Middleton, D.G.Elliman, H.D.Rees, K.L.Edwards and K.W.Young, (1986) Developments in filament winding, The Reinforced Plastics Congress '86, Nottingham, 17-19 September 1986.

V Middleton, K.W.Young, D.G.Elliman and MJ.Owen, (1986) Software for filament winding, 1st International Conference on Automated Composites, University of Nottingham, 10-12 September 1986, Paper 9, pp911-9/6.

M.J.Owen, D.G.Elliman, V. Middleton, K.Young and N.Weatherby, (1986) Advanced manufacturing technology for filament winding, Polymer Processing: Automation '86. The Plastics and Rubber Institute, Sandown Park, Surrey, 25/26 June 1986, Paper 22, pp2211-22/13.

M.J.Owen, V. Middleton, D.G.Elliman, H.D.Rees, K.L.Edwards, K.W.Young and N.Weatherby, (1986) Computerised Numerical Control Filament Winding for Complex Shapes, The 2nd International Conference on Fibre Reinforced Composites 1986, University of Liverpool, 8-10 April 1986, Paper C29/86, ppll7-124.

M.J.Owen, V. Middleton, D.G.Elliman, H.D.Rees, K.L.Edwards, K.W.Young and N.Weatherby, (1986) Computer Aided Design and Manufacture of Filament-Wound Components, International Conference on Computer-Aided Production Engineering, University of Edinburgh, 2-4 April 1986.

Invited Conference Presentations (Not Published)

Young, K.W. (1999) The Future for Automobile Assembly Plants, The 3DayCar conference, Stratford Upon Avon, 6th-7th December 1999

Shergold, M.S., Rudd, C., Seeds, A. and Young, K.W. (1999) Report on the FASMAT Mission to Detroit 99, Foresight Vehicle Conference, DTI, NEC, Birmingham, 9th November 1999.

Young, K.W. (1997) Future Automotive Manufacturing Systems for Short Production Run Niche Market Products, I.Mech.E. 150th Anniversary Exhibition, Clarendon Suite, Birmingham, Jan 27th-29th 1997.