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Online simulation as a collision prevention layer in automated shoe sole adhesive spraying

Vicente Román-Ibáñez, Antonio Jimeno-Morenilla, Francisco Pujol-López, Faustino Salas-Pérez
2017 The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology  
To overcome this problem, a collision prevention layer based on a custom robotic software simulator is presented and justified in this paper to be used on automated shoe sole adhesive spraying cells.  ...  The performed experiments prove the feasibility of the proposed method in a real scenario with the speed and precision required by the automated task.  ...  Note that in real world applications the simulation can be stopped on detecting the first collision to speed up, as a single collision is sufficient reason to avoid the task execution in the physical robotic  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00170-017-1257-2 fatcat:nlreqcy6dnfxnei4m473ng7hwe

Implementing Industry 4.0 in Australia: Insights from Advanced Australian Manufacturers

Claire M. Mason, Melanie Ayre, Shanae M. Burns
2022 Journal of Open Innovation: Technology, Market and Complexity  
We interviewed 20 advanced Australian manufacturers from diverse fields, capturing detailed descriptions of the Industry 4.0 implementation process.  ...  This study explores Industry 4.0 in the Australian context, where manufacturing is dominated by smaller firms servicing the domestic market.  ...  The funders had no role in the design of the study; in the collection, analyses or interpretation of data; in the writing of the manuscript, or in the decision to publish the results.  ... 
doi:10.3390/joitmc8010053 doaj:8c5dc4c8d9c24a4cafac076dd26e1fdc fatcat:h5dthzpy75g2lkuvznbtbmk6ri

Demonstration and evaluation of a digital twin-based virtual factory

Emre Yildiz, Charles Møller, Arne Bilberg
2021 The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology  
In this paper, we present the demonstration and evaluation of previously introduced digital twin-based VF concept to support modelling, simulation and evaluation of complex manufacturing systems while  ...  The digital twin-based virtual factory (VF) concept, as an integrated simulation model of a factory including its subsystems, is promising for supporting manufacturing organizations in adapting to dynamic  ...  Thus, DTs of factory entities in terms of physical objects, systems and processes can be created, related, simulated and manipulated in the VF simulations, and the determined parameters can be sent back  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00170-021-06825-w pmid:33716375 pmcid:PMC7943255 fatcat:x6fcgqozyvgwbefedui4u5jjb4

Modeling and managing engineering changes in a complex product development process

Weilin Li, Young B. Moon
2012 The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology  
Decisions to be made by considering EC impacts are drawn from an enterprise level systems perspective.  ...  One of the research areas that have been overlooked in the past is Engineering Change Management (ECM).  ...  To gain insights into the operation of a very complex and dynamic real world system without substantial simplification required for analytic models, computer simulation (e.g., Ho 1994; Ford and Sterman  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00170-012-3974-x fatcat:52bkrws5erewnnt33kaqpva3q4

Cognitive capabilities for the CAAI in cyber-physical production systems

Jan Strohschein, Andreas Fischbach, Andreas Bunte, Heide Faeskorn-Woyke, Natalia Moriz, Thomas Bartz-Beielstein
2021 The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology  
a real-world use case.  ...  AbstractThis paper presents the cognitive module of the Cognitive Architecture for Artificial Intelligence (CAAI) in cyber-physical production systems (CPPS).  ...  A recent example showing the importance of parameter tuning of PSO for a real-world manufacturing problem can be found in [40] .  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00170-021-07248-3 fatcat:nvrrjvezdnb25jvod5qceuhrd4

A multiple-objective decision model for the evaluation of advanced manufacturing system technologies

Johann G Demmel, Ronald G Askin
1992 Journal of manufacturing systems  
These models also require strict assumptions in order for solutions to be determined, and these assumptions can compromise the applicability of the model to a "real world" setting.  ...  Today these are common technologies in the manufacturing environment, and make up what is called Advanced Manufacturing System Technologies (AMST).  ... 
doi:10.1016/0278-6125(92)90004-y fatcat:ybbnab4cdfbrtm2grstpyeino4

Engineering education amid a global pandemic

Joshua Grodotzki, Siddharth Upadhya, A. Erman Tekkaya
2021 Advances in Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering  
outcomes in an online education system.  ...  Aspects where the viewpoints differed could be explained by the difference in age and the experience in using digital equipment.  ...  Acknowledgement The authors would like to thank all the teachers and students who participated in the surveys.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.aime.2021.100058 fatcat:ihseh4eun5epjlfzmlszyw66uu

Production flow improvement and value stream mapping in a lean manufacturing world

Muhammad Adib Uz Zaman, Emad Rabiei Hosseinabad
2021 Global Journal of Engineering and Technology Advances  
In this case study, a real-world clock assembly simulation has been used to study the performance improvement in terms of production flow and lead time after introducing lean concepts.  ...  So, this simulation study emphasizes the importance of continuous improvement of production flow through lean concepts in a real production setting.  ...  Shi-Jie (Gary) Chen and the graduate students of class 2018 from industrial and systems engineering (ISYE) department of Northern Illinois University Disclosure of conflict of interest The authors of  ... 
doi:10.30574/gjeta.2021.6.1.0125 fatcat:oab6lgkwy5fidlgtrbcq2qethy

Disassembling Frames on the Assembly Line: The Theory and Practice of the New Division of Learning in Advanced Manufacturing [chapter]

Claudio U. Ciborra, Gerardo Patriotta, Luisella Erlicher
1996 IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology  
to cope with an advanced production system.  ...  By auditing the complex and inte11wined learning processes taking place in a brand new assembly plant where the Pun to, 1995 European "Car of the Year," is manufactured, it turns out that radical changes  ...  Since our study was carried out during the first year of operation of the green-field plant, we could observe in detail how the new organization was performing in facing a variety of minor and major breakdowns  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-34872-8_23 fatcat:douyl3xnyzftni3ilyytwdlrme

Polylactic Acid (PLA) Biocomposite: Processing, Additive Manufacturing and Advanced Applications

R.A. Ilyas, S.M. Sapuan, M.M. Harussani, M.Y.A.Y. Hakimi, M.Z.M. Haziq, M.S.N. Atikah, M.R.M. Asyraf, M.R. Ishak, M.R. Razman, N.M. Nurazzi, M.N.F. Norrrahim, Hairul Abral (+1 others)
2021 Polymers  
Among the biopolymers available in the world, polylactic acid (PLA) is one of the highest biopolymers produced globally and thus, making it suitable for product commercialisation.  ...  Over recent years, enthusiasm towards the manufacturing of biopolymers has attracted considerable attention due to the rising concern about depleting resources and worsening pollution.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/polym13081326 pmid:33919530 fatcat:z6wyjjeawrampa5bacnogbte7i

Cross reality to enhance worker cognition in industrial assembly operations

Bruno Simões, Raffaele De Amicis, Iñigo Barandiaran, Jorge Posada
2019 The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology  
In the design of our XR system, we discuss how aspects of content creation can be automated for short-lived tasks and how seamless interoperability between devices facilitates skills transfer in human-machine  ...  In this paper, we discuss how Cross Reality (XR) and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) can support assembly tasks in hybrid human-machine manufacturing lines.  ...  Empirical data on the use of IAR in real-world environments is increasingly available and presents well grounded insights into the efficiency of such systems.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00170-019-03939-0 fatcat:4gy6jg4mobgvfoatko5ym7i7gi

Learning iterative dispatching rules for job shop scheduling with genetic programming

Su Nguyen, Mengjie Zhang, Mark Johnston, Kay Chen Tan
2013 The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology  
Scheduling is an important planning activity in manufacturing systems to help optimise the usage of scarce resources and improve the customer satisfaction.  ...  This thesis tackles one of the most challenging issues in job shop scheduling, the interactions between different scheduling decisions.  ...  shops in real world situations.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00170-013-4756-9 fatcat:rgnsvur5nrh3lhpzc2j5s7agta

Machine learning and optimization for production rescheduling in Industry 4.0

Yuanyuan Li, Stefano Carabelli, Edoardo Fadda, Daniele Manerba, Roberto Tadei, Olivier Terzo
2020 The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology  
Through observing the simulation results, we find the integration of these techniques can provide a good compromise between rescheduling frequency and scheduling delays.  ...  While manufacturing processes are stochastic and rescheduling decisions need to be made under uncertainty, it is still a complicated task to decide whether a rescheduling is worthwhile, which is often  ...  We assume that a single time unit is 1 h, this strategy is equivalent to rescheduling every 2 h, so it is not ideal for real-world implementation (many operations can last longer than 2 h).  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00170-020-05850-5 fatcat:vaonjl4ccngr5amosjxwkgnwjq

Analysis of Garri Frying Machine Manufacturing in Nigeria: Design Innovation

Rufus Ogbuka Chime, Odo Fidelis O
2018 Advances in Science, Technology and Engineering Systems  
In west African tradition, where this garri serves as one of the major staple food in the sense that it can be taken soaked in water, or served with soup in the form of "eba", is produced mainly by women  ...  This mechanized method appears in form of machine with stainless steel drum, rotary conveyor and paddles fixed along the conveyor to a slower rotation in the same axis of the drum.  ...  If industrial activities are to be system, nevertheless, every single resolution in a manufacturing business turn out to be a manufacturing decision.  ... 
doi:10.25046/aj030648 fatcat:t3omj5oftza27pz2dbsc2nhzeu

A distributed simulation methodological framework for OR/MS applications

Anastasia Anagnostou, Simon J.E. Taylor
2017 Simulation modelling practice and theory  
Distributed Simulation (DS) allows existing models to be composed together to form simulations of large-scale systems, or large models to be divided into models that execute on separate computers.  ...  The main barriers to use DS in OR/MS are the technical complexity in implementation and a gap between the world views of DS and OR/MS communities.  ...  London EMS planning phase Simulation project planning Understanding the real world problem.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.simpat.2016.10.007 fatcat:2ep34itgyfcoxosjzjuabeb3wi
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