Prof Svetan Ratchev

Head of Manufacturing Division, Director of the Nottingham Innovative Manufacturing Research Centre, Faculty of Engineering

The University of Nottingham

Room A60 Coates
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD
United Kingdom
PH: 44 (0115) 9514018
Email: svetan.ratchev@nottingham.ac.uk
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Background

Development of new processing and manufacturing systems solutions for high-value industries with specific emphasis in the following areas:

  • Micro Manufacturing,
  • High Precision Machining,
  • Micro Injection Moulding,
  • Precision Assembly Systems and Processes,
  • Reconfigurable and Evolvable Micromanufacturing Systems,
  • Ultra Precision Metrology,
  • Rapid Manufacturing of Micro Products,
  • Process Modelling and Simulation,
  • Manufacturing of Medical Devices.

Major Publications

  • RYLL, M., PAPASTATHIS, T. N. and RATCHEV, S., 2008. Towards an intelligent fixturing system with rapid reconfiguration and part positioning JOURNAL OF MATERIALS PROCESSING TECHNOLOGY. VOL 201(NUMBER 1-3), 198-203

  • RATCHEV, S., LIU, S., HUANG, W. and BECKER, A.A., 2007. Machining simulation and system integration combining FE analysis and cutting mechanics modelling International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology. 35(1-2), 55-65

  • HIRANI, H., RATCHEV, S. and PAWAR, K., 2007. Requirement Specification for Concurrent Development of Reconfigurable Precise Assembly Systems Concurrent Engineering: Research and Applications.

  • RATCHEV, S., HIRANI, H. and BONNEY, M., 2007. Knowledge Based formation of Reconfigurable Assembly Cells Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing Systems. 18(3), 401-409

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