Towards technology of virtual prototyping in top drive drilling system
XIAO Wen-sheng 1 YUAN Qing-hong 1 ZHOU Xian-jun 2 SUN Jun-ling 2 KANG Yu-jing 2 ZHONG Yi-fang 1 (1.National CAD Software Engineering Center,Huazhong University of Science and Technology,Wuhan 430074,China; 2.College of Mechanical Engineering and Electricity,University of Petroleum,Dongying 257061,China)
Virtual prototyping based on integrated products and process development is a new kind of technology for development and assessment of products.The significance and the necessity of virtual prototyping were discussed,and top drive drilling system-virtual prototyping system (TDS??VPS) was developed.The structures and functions of TDS??VPS were introduced.This system is composed of some subsystems including general project design system,general layout design system,module design system,assembly analysis system,running simulation system,performance analysis system.The functional structures of the TDS??VPS include virtual shaping system and simulate system.The data management method of the TDS??VPS was also discussed.