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Improving Manufacturing System's Lifecycle: Proposal of a Closed Loop Framework [chapter]

Daniele Cerri, Sergio Terzi
2016 IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology  
The aim of the paper is to propose a closed loop framework in order to improve lifecycle of manufacturing systems.  ...  Nowadays, in the manufacturing system's context, customers are focusing its attention more and more on an efficient and effective management of system lifecycle.  ...  Collection of data from the field enables also the extraction of valuable knowledge for designers, in order to improve design and sustainability of next manufacturing systems.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-33111-9_50 fatcat:w4t5meuhcnaqnca3xoeah53qym

Configuration Design of the Add-on Cyber-physical System with CNC Machine Tools and its Application Perspectives

Chaoyang Zhang, Pingyu Jiang, Kai Cheng, Xun William Xu, Yongsheng Ma
2016 Procedia CIRP  
Finally, a cyberphysical system based on a small-scale flexible automated production line in our Manufacturing System Lab is taken as an application case.  ...  And three key aspects of the configuration design of the cyber-physical system are also studied, i.e., node configuration of the add-on cyber-physical system, interconnection technology of the heterogeneous  ...  Acknowledgments This work is partially supported by Natural Science Foundation of China with grant No. 51275396.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.procir.2016.10.040 fatcat:djmfykvolfg5pjf5zpwfhn6teq

Advancement in production engineering education through Virtual Learning Factory Toolkit concept

G Colombo, G Heidegger, P Kovacs, V Kuts, K Mahmood, G E Modoni, T Otto, J Stahre, W Terkaj, M Urgo
2021 Proceedings of the Estonian Academy of Sciences  
Moreover, digital tools were tested by using a structured workflow that consists of different learning activities related to manufacturing system configuration.  ...  Higher education has to cope with this need by providing the necessary ICT skills to future industrial engineers, so that they have a good understanding of the complexity of industries in the 21st century  ...  The publication costs of this article were covered by the Estonian Academy of Sciences and Tallinn University of Technology.  ... 
doi:10.3176/proc.2021.4.02 fatcat:v42mv544nffh7i7zrincuqmq2u

A proposal of skill evaluation method for production systems digital design with production simulation

Hironori Hibino, Masahiro Nakamura, Shigetoshi Noritake, Ichie Watanabe
2020 Procedia CIRP  
An industrial case study on two product families of steering columns of thyssenkrupp Presta France is then carried out to give a first industrial evaluation of the proposed approach.  ...  Abstract Since we recognize needs for official training of personnel for the digital age, we expect a skill evaluation method of training skills for personnel in production systems design fields.  ...  Acknowledgements Thanks to the subcommittee members of Evaluation of Manufacturing System Design Skills subcommittee.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.procir.2020.05.037 fatcat:shrwwtd4zndpvh3iuznydlienm

Evaluation of Parts for Additive Manufacturing utilizing System Models of AM Plants

Marcel Frederik Winkler, Georg Jacobs, Kathrin Spütz, Christian Konrad
2021 19th Drive Train Technology Conference (ATK 2021) : 9th-11th March 2021  
The system model of an AM plant is built in SysML to formalise the complex relationships of the restrictive parameters relevant for part design depending on the AM system configuration.  ...  AM Plant Models are developed to formalise the configuration of a plant with the required parameters for the AM Manufacturing Models.  ...  However, the MBSE approach is currently still on the threshold of broad industrial use. Especially in the field of knowledge engineering in manufacturing models further research is needed.  ... 
doi:10.18154/rwth-2021-03336 fatcat:5w3i7rp3cbhkxpk2vt5zmtdtwi

A Framework of Value Creation for Industrial Product-Service [chapter]

P. P. Wang, X. G. Ming, M. K. Zheng
2016 IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology  
The author would like to thank Shanghai Institute of Producer Service Development (SIPSD) and Shanghai Research Center for industrial Informatics (SRCI2) for the funding support to this research.  ...  Industrial product-service is beneficial for manufacturing industry upgrading on value chain in order to get more profits.  ...  In knowledge network, knowledge communication level is the network flow which is the reflection of knowledge kinds, quantity, integrity, and so on.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-33111-9_29 fatcat:4ifwqsdusjazlmg7rwcvymgdlm

GNOSIS: Knowledge Systematization; Configuration Systems for Design and Manufacturing [chapter]

Moriki Toyama
1997 Information Infrastructure Systems for Manufacturing  
GNOSIS aims to establish the framework for a new manufacturing paradigm through the utilization of knowledge-intensive strategies covering all stages of product life cycle, in order to realize new forms  ...  International Coordinator 0/ GNOSIS, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation 5-1-1 O/una, Abstract GNOSIS is one of the founding research consortia in the international Intelligent Manufacturing Systems research  ...  Major technologies to be investigated include configuration management systems supporting the reuse of engineering and manufacturing knowledge in routine design, and configurable production systems achieving  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-35063-9_38 fatcat:vpvmughpovc2pir5aftpz6axvy

Towards Decision-support for Reconfigurable Manufacturing Systems Based on Computational Design Synthesis

Johannes Unglert, Sipke Hoekstra, Juan Jauregui-Becker, Fred van Houten
2016 Procedia CIRP  
The efficiency of production systems largely influences the profitability in the automotive industry.  ...  A case from industry illustrates the need for support of design decisions in this domain.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to acknowledge funding of the EU FP7 project "Robust PlaNet -Shock-robust design of Plants their Supply Chain Networks" (grant no. 609087).  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.procir.2015.12.053 fatcat:we6acm5rjng7nlllvjbbhn3l6q

Special Issue: Platform product development for mass customization

GEORGE HUANG, ROGER JIAO, MITCHELL M. TSENG
2004 Artificial intelligence for engineering design, analysis and manufacturing  
Indeed, we consider that numerous successful applications in the industrial sectors highlight a future direction for productive AI applications in industry.  ...  It identifies a fertile area not only for applying AI to contemporary issues of design and manufacturing systems but also for enriching the methodology for developing AI systems in manufacturing enterprises  ...  evaluation and selection of product family designs in the mass customization context.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0890060404040016 fatcat:akpstwddp5bm5owldjhvrbtdsi

Developing a high-fidelity knowledge base for improvements in the non-destructive testing of advanced composite material products

Nikita Gandhi, Rob Rose, Anthony Croxford, Carwyn Ward
2020 Procedia Manufacturing  
To improve inspection processes, the National Composites Centre, UK, aims to address gaps in understanding the state-of-the-art of inspection methods in the composites industry.  ...  To improve inspection processes, the National Composites Centre, UK, aims to address gaps in understanding the state-of-the-art of inspection methods in the composites industry.  ...  The authors acknowledge the National Composites Centre for their support of this research. All data necessary to reproduce the results and support the conclusions are included in this paper.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.promfg.2020.10.049 fatcat:h6w4qakqebe2ji6v7w44xwkx7i

Improving the Industrialization of a New Product in an International Production Network: A Case Study from the Machinery Industry [chapter]

Donatella Corti, Saransh Choudhury
2013 IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology  
The framework is based on the use of the general morphological analysis and can be used at both strategic and tactical level by managers in medium sized manufacturing enterprises.  ...  The paper deals with cross-functional disciplines affecting product industrialization in companies organized around an international production network.  ...  Main challenges for the industrialization process can be summarized as follows: • variation in product quality at different manufacturing locations; • asymmetrically dispersion of knowledge across locations  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-40361-3_63 fatcat:mtcdlo3lj5b23nmo7gzpz4wg5u

Special Issue: Smart manufacturing for sustainability: Trends and research challenges

Valentina Di Pasquale, Chiara Franciosi, Raffaele Iannone, Salvatore Miranda
2022 Journal of Industrial Engineering and Management  
This Special Issue of the Journal of Industrial Engineering and Management (JIEM) gathers six papers, which contributed to deepen knowledge in the sustainable Industry 4.0 domain, through the presentation  ...  of Industry 4.0 and smart manufacturing for the digital.  ...  , and the University of Calabria, Italy, whose mission is to exchange knowledge and discuss theoretical advances, research results and industrial experiences among researchers and practitioners in the  ... 
doi:10.3926/jiem.3864 fatcat:cwm6fvjhmfbbhiks53rhy2yxvm

Generic modeling propositions for configuring, sale, product and production

L. Zhang, E. Vareilles, M. Aldanondo, P. Helo
2012 2012 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management  
In this study, we focus on the underpinning configuration model: the generic bill of functions, materials and operations (GBoFMO) and discuss it in detail.  ...  Facilitating product customization, configuration has attracted much attention from both academia and industry alike.  ...  Built on top of this study, in the future, we will address the other issues in the SAP 2 configuration, including configuration evaluation, data and knowledge modeling, configuration modeling, system architecture  ... 
doi:10.1109/ieem.2012.6838088 fatcat:uas4vtsqbvbuphhork7pp4op5y

Enabling technologies and frameworks for new product development: a selection of papers from ICMR2005

2007 International Journal of Production Research  
In the knowledge 'provision and sharing' stream, Bradfield and Gao reported findings of an in-depth industrial investigation and identified three categories of knowledge sharing problems in the new product  ...  Original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) will own part or all of the design and manufacturing knowledge.  ... 
doi:10.1080/00207540600942201 fatcat:k2rlh6lzcbdznm75vk4ohvpdqe

Framework of a Machine Tool Configurator for Energy Efficiency

Adam Gontarz, Timo Schudeleit, Konrad Wegener
2015 Procedia CIRP  
The energy consumption behavior of installed machine tools and manufacturing systems are nowadays well evaluated and the field of action for comprehensive improvements and optimization activities is open  ...  measurements and knowledge of past improvement activities.  ...  Acknowledgements We gratefully appreciate our sincere thanks to our project partner Fritz Studer AG for their cooperation in the EE4C project.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.procir.2014.07.185 fatcat:xqcie54iqvc5pcnzbynwlubd3a
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