An automated brick laying system (10) for constructing a building from a plurality of bricks (16) comprises a robot (12) provided with a brick laying and adhesive applying head (18), a measuring system (13), and a controller (14) that provides control data to the robot (12) to lay the bricks (16) at predetermined locations. The measuring system (13) measures in real time the position of the head (18) and produces position data for the controller (14). The controller (14) produces control data on the basis of a comparison between the position data and a predetermined or pre-programmed position of the head (18) to lay a brick (16) at a predetermined position for the building under construction. The controller (14) can control the robot (12) to construct the building in a course by course manner where the bricks (16) are laid sequentially at their respective predetermined positions and where a complete course of bricks for the entire building is laid prior to laying of the brick for the next course.

Title
An automated brick laying system for constructing a building from a plurality of bricks
Application Number
200780001770
Publication Number
101360873
Application Date
January 2, 2007
Publication Date
February 4, 2009
Inventor
Wood Michael Barrington
Pivac Mark Joseph
Agent
xu jinguo chen gong
Assignee
Goldwing Nominees
IPC
B25J 11/00
B25J 09/16
E04G 21/22