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Changeable Assembly Systems Through Flexibly Linked Process Modules

Petra Foith-Förster, Thomas Bauernhansl
2016 Procedia CIRP  
After motivating the research, an overview into the Axiomatic Design based assembly system structure design is given. A detailed description of designing the system elements follows.  ...  The focus of the paper is put on the approach to define abilities of process modules as the system's elements in a way that a high universality towards the assembly of different variants is achieved.  ...  Acknowledgements The content of this paper was developed within the research campus Active Research Environment for the Next generation of Automobiles (ARENA2036).  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.procir.2015.12.124 fatcat:eqydavpubvhyri4nb7glqackae

Life cycle oriented evaluation of flexibility in investment decisions for automated assembly systems

Achim Kampker, Peter Burggräf, Cathrin Wesch-Potente, Georg Petersohn, Moritz Krunke
2013 CIRP - Journal of Manufacturing Science and Technology  
Frequent product changes result in a mass of different variants of the same product type. In addition, the complexity of the product variants increases.  ...  In the next step the main types of flexibility for assembly systems are derived from the external and internal requirements for the assembly system.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.cirpj.2013.07.004 fatcat:puc4nskeizarjisjx5wq3y2gkq

Reliability of evaluations for the choice of system solutions at the example of automated order-picking systems for bagged goods

Thorsten Schmidt
2005 Logistics Journal : Referierte Veröffentlichungen  
This article deals with the properties of such products under aspects of difficulties arising in automated handling and points out a useful system development methodology.  ...  The mechanical properties of the objects and their hard-to-predict shape and position represent obstacles and are complicating handling operations. A systematic approach in system design is required.  ...  To get an impression of the chances for a design which is suitable for automated handling, at first the manufacturing processes should be analyzed.  ... 
doi:10.2195/lj_ref_e_052005 fatcat:mwxujkyuwzdsvhwrdghrigheva

Reliability of evaluations for the choice of system solutions at the example of automated order-picking systems for bagged goods

Thorsten Schmidt
2005 Logistics Journal : Referierte Veröffentlichungen  
This article deals with the properties of such products under aspects of difficulties arising in automated handling and points out a useful system development methodology.  ...  The mechanical properties of the objects and their hard-to-predict shape and position represent obstacles and are complicating handling operations. A systematic approach in system design is required.  ...  To get an impression of the chances for a design which is suitable for automated handling, at first the manufacturing processes should be analyzed.  ... 
doi:10.2195/lj_ref_e_0520051 fatcat:5d5ws7gdtvhzrg4ltlk27yasaa

Reliability of evaluations for the choice of system solutions at the example of automated order-picking systems for bagged goods

Thorsten Schmidt, Lars Leiking
2005 Logistics Journal : Referierte Veröffentlichungen  
This article deals with the properties of such products under aspects of difficulties arising in automated handling and points out a useful system development methodology.  ...  The mechanical properties of the objects and their hard-to-predict shape and position represent obstacles and are complicating handling operations. A systematic approach in system design is required.  ...  To get an impression of the chances for a design which is suitable for automated handling, at first the manufacturing processes should be analyzed.  ... 
doi:10.2195/lj_ref_schmidt_e_0520051 fatcat:p62yxfjsize6hmcbn6h4exddva

Methods for automated semantic definition of manufacturing structures (mBOM) in mechanical engineering companies

Alexander Stekolschik
2017 IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering  
The implementation of the method framework (selection of use cases) in a standard product lifecycle management (PLM) system is part of the research.  ...  The main part of the paper describes different approaches to fully or partly automated creation of mBOM. The first approach is the definition of part selection rules in the generic mBOM templates.  ...  Table 1 Approaches for automated semantic definition of manufacturing structures In the next phase of the research, approaches based on the derived requirements were developed.  ... 
doi:10.1088/1757-899x/241/1/012032 fatcat:is3mowapcnb7howufq4d5uhsgq

Dynamic cycle times for adaptive manufacturing control in automotive flow shops

R. Lepratti, U. Berger, T. Creutznacher, S. Minhas
2013 2013 XXIV International Conference on Information, Communication and Automation Technologies (ICAT)  
This approach enables flexible automated manufacturing processes by the dynamic use of machine capabilities during run-time.  ...  This concept is based on so-called production variants defined and validated during the engineering phase. First results show stability and good response of the test system.  ...  In the next step production variants are designed in the form of discrete cycle times c i . They are firstly derived from E L (c min ) and E L (c max ).  ... 
doi:10.1109/icat.2013.6684088 dblp:conf/icatech/LeprattiBCM13 fatcat:egbkfo3jirgm5epdwdatosksxm

Joining element design and product variety in manufacturing industries

Derk H.D. Eggink, Marco W. Groll
2020 Procedia CIRP  
Abstract Product variety is a growing trend of offering highly configurable products at the cost of inducing complexity in manufacturing.  ...  Abstract Product variety is a growing trend of offering highly configurable products at the cost of inducing complexity in manufacturing.  ...  Salonitis and Konstantinos [32] developed a framework for concurrent design of modular products and automated manufacturing systems using DSM and Modular Function Deployment.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.procir.2020.05.014 fatcat:uo7wlfaqojh23oecrz24wmvspu

Iterative Improvement of Process Planning Within Individual and Small Batch Production [chapter]

Christina Reuter, Timo Nuyken, Stephan Schmitz, Stefan Dany
2015 IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology  
The authors would like to thank the German Research Foundation DFG for the kind support within the Cluster of Excellence "Integrative Production Technology for High-Wage Countries".  ...  As shown in figure 1 , Computer-Aided Process Planning (CAPP) systems can be further classified in relation to their degree of automation: Variant process planning, semi-generative process planning and  ...  A key advantage of a computer-automated process planning is to enable the constructor to review his/ her design quickly with respect to feasibility and effort in production.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-22756-6_35 fatcat:qyibzdeiufef5mgeznj7isaavq

Design concept towards a human-centered learning factory

Sandra Mattsson, Omkar Salunke, Åsa Fast-Berglund, Dan Li, Anders Skoogh
2018 Procedia Manufacturing  
To assess the effects of multi variants, a design concept were developed in a learning factory environment (SIILab, CPPS-testbed).  ...  To assess the effects of multi variants, a design concept were developed in a learning factory environment (SIILab, CPPS-testbed).  ...  The research has been carried out within the research project Demonstrating and testing smart digitalization for sustainable human-centered automation in production at the Stena Industry Innovation Laboratory  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.promfg.2018.06.121 fatcat:4voujcd5ere5tkoigpihp3562q

Consolidation of product lifecycle information within human-robot collaboration for assembly of multi-variant products

Patrick Rückert, Kirsten Tracht, Werner Herfs, Simon Roggendorf, Viktor Schubert, Marcus Schneider
2020 Procedia Manufacturing  
Human-robot collaboration is a key technology for realising and optimising the assembly of multi-variant products.  ...  The methodology is evaluated in a laboratory use case and a reconfigurable demonstrator system is realized.  ...  Acknowledgements The presented investigations were undertaken in the research project "KoKoMo", funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) within the Framework Concept "Research  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.promfg.2020.07.022 fatcat:slidanqijzaxhkldj2omcperaq

La cité illyrienne de Klos

Lazër Papajani
1976 Iliria  
The production line in the study consists of four stages and is based on a real machining manufacturing system of a small production enterprise.  ...  This paper presents the results of simulation research about how buffer space allocated in a flow line and operation times influence the throughput of a manufacturing system.  ...  Simulation model of the manufacturing system The model of the automated production line was prepared on the basis of a real example of a manufacturing system dedicated to metal tooling in an automotive  ... 
doi:10.3406/iliri.1976.1200 fatcat:yuihb3fidna27dt4dzwmb5i5hq

Adaptation of Reconfigurable Manufacturing Systems for Industrial Assembly – Review of Flexibility Paradigms, Concepts, and Outlook

Guido Huettemann, Christian Gaffry, Robert H. Schmitt
2016 Procedia CIRP  
Based on requirements derived from literature and discussions with experts from different industries it is concluded that the paradigm of Reconfigurable Manufacturing Systems (RMS) is suitable for adaption  ...  The introduction of new variants and continuously decreasing lot sizes following the paradigm of individualized production require the frequent reconfiguration of assembly systems.  ...  of a manufacturing system is decisive for its suitability for lot size 1 and a high number of product variants.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.procir.2016.07.021 fatcat:qbhbnpzl6jfxplhbsgsf3n3aji

Product, process and resource model coupling for knowledge-driven assembly automation

Borja Ramis Ferrer, Bilal Ahmad, Daniel Vera, Andrei Lobov, Robert Harrison, José Luis Martínez Lastra
2016 at - Automatisierungstechnik  
AbstractAccommodating frequent product changes in a short period of time is a challenging task due to limitations of the contemporary engineering approach to design, build and reconfigure automation systems  ...  design and reconfiguration of manufacturing resources.  ...  Acknowledgement: The authors gratefully acknowledge the support of the UK EPSRC through the Knowledge-Driven Configurable Manufacturing (KDCM) research  ... 
doi:10.1515/auto-2015-0073 fatcat:oz7nls6rzjd45nu5rjgz5e7p5i

EIPPM—The Executable Integrative Product-Production Model

Dominik Schopper, Karl Kübler, Stephan Rudolph, Oliver Riedel
2021 Computers  
The novel concept aims at the following advantages: Consistent linking of all mechatronic disciplines through a data model (graph) from the project start, automatic design cycles exploring multiple variants  ...  The authors see a hitherto untapped potential for the earlier, integrated and iterative use of SBE for the development of production systems (PS).  ...  Introduction When designing production systems (PS), flexibility with regard to the markets needs (e.g., product variants, production capacity) brings up the need for reconfigurable manufacturing systems  ... 
doi:10.3390/computers10060072 fatcat:7igkpkn3zvecfpiof6ay2lg3hu
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