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Design of new interlocking bricks making machine

Ramli, Mohd. Ridhwan (2010) Design of new interlocking bricks making machine. Masters thesis, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering.



This report presents a systematic approach to enhance the current design of interlocking brick machine. The design starts with data gathering from the literature review and information given by the interlocking bricks maker. Product specification is then being developed and refine to the specific points. The weaknesses of the current design are being analyzed by looking at the movement waste done by the machine operator and the machine limitation is being identified. The interlocking bricks are different from other normal bricks as it requires no mortar or cement for masonry work. This bricks interlocked with each other by means of positives and negative frogs on the top and bottom of the bricks which disallow the horizontal movement of bricks. Selection of best design is chosen from the several design concepts proposed. Finally, the drawing and detail design is produced according to standard and ready to be built by the machine developer.

Item Type:Thesis (Masters)
Additional Information:Thesis (Sarjana Kejuruteraan (Mekanikal-Teknologi Pembuatan Termaju)) - Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 2010; Supervisor : Assoc. Prof. Zainal Abidin Ahmad
Uncontrolled Keywords:bricks making machine, machine limitation, mortar
Subjects:T Technology > TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery
T Technology > TS Manufactures
Divisions:Mechanical Engineering
ID Code:11099
Deposited By: Narimah Nawil
Deposited On:26 Nov 2010 02:10
Last Modified:30 May 2018 02:32

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