Journal for Fluid Power, Automation and Mechatronics
The main mission of VENTIL is the transfer of knowledge into practice, the further development and popularization of the areas of fluid power, automation and mechatronics, and care for the technical terminology in these areas.
Publisher: University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
Editor-in-chief: prof. dr. Janez Tušek
Assistant editor: mag. Anton Stušek
Desk editor: Roman Putrih
The Journal is subsidized by the Slovenian Research Agency (ARRS)
Current volume: August, 26 / 2020 / 5
All the magazines will be published as pdf documents after two months. These magazines can be found under link ARCHIVE.
Science and expert articles
A design and development of a planocentric gearbox to be used in robot arm joints, namely for a collaborative robot, is presented in the papers. Besides strict limitations regarding the near zero backlash, the output position and torque should be available as well. So, a spatial-awareness encoder and a torque sensor are incorporated in a gearbox…
A Spent Pot-Lining is waste from aluminium production and is treated as hazardous waste. Current technological solutions do not offer full reuse or recycling of waste material, which is why most of the material ends up in incinerators and landfills…
On every step, we encounter the term Industry 4.0, which at first glance defines only the field of an emerging modern industry, but in reality, I 4.0 is closely related to the concepts of the Internet of Things – (IoT) and the Internet of People (IoP)…