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Integrated Virtual Platform for Manufacturing Systems Design

Marcello Colledani, Giulia Pedrielli, Walter Terkaj, Marcello Urgo
2013 Procedia CIRP  
A test case is presented that shows the integration of five methods and the related software tools to support different activities for the design of a manufacturing production line, hence the benefits  ...  The design of manufacturing systems is a critical task to be addressed throughout the factory life-cycle phases, including the early design, detailed design, ramp-up, reconfiguration, and monitoring.  ...  More specifically, this paper will focus on tools for the evaluation of the performance of a manufacturing system, methods for optimization and tools for 3D visualization and design of a manufacturing  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.procir.2013.06.010 fatcat:ddzrlmf5bnfixjaalompfs5o3u

Usability of Multi-agent Based Control Systems in Industrial Automation [chapter]

Ivanka Terzic, Alois Zoitl, Martijn Rooker, Thomas Strasser, Pavel Vrba, Vladimir Mařík
2009 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Thus, the usability is a major criterion for the design of future manufacturing systems.  ...  A future adaptive and reconfigurable manufacturing system has to address, beside the requirements for agile and fast reaction to sudden and unpredictable changes in production demands, also the problem  ...  State of the Art and Problem Statement in Multi-agent Control The multi-agent control approach is widely used for developing and designing the adaptive, reconfigurable, and modular structured manufacturing  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-03668-2_3 fatcat:iw2hdreq4fe4nlhmmz4xcgvnn4

Life Cycle of Multi Technology Machine Tools – Modularization and Integral Design

A. Schmid, M. Löwer, T. Katzwinkel, W. Schmidt, J. Siebrecht, J. Feldhusen, C. Brecher, F. du Bois-Reymond, J. Rey
2016 Procedia CIRP  
Design guidelines are currently investigated based on the examination of different technology combinations. This approach focuses on systematic conceptual design for such hybrid machine technologies.  ...  The method introduced is validated by a Multi-Technology Machining Centre with two simultaneously usable workspaces integrating a milling spindle and two laser processing units.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to thank the German Research Foundation DFG for the support of the depicted research within the Cluster of Excellence "Integrative Production Technology for High-Wage-Countries  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.procir.2016.05.017 fatcat:g5v3ybrwafe55edd5tgebsiipu

Modeling and Analyzing Context-Sensitive Changes during Runtime [chapter]

Jan Christoph Wehrstedt, Jennifer Brings, Birte Caesar, Marian Daun, Linda Feeken, Constantin Hildebrandt, Wolfram Klein, Vincent Malik, Boris Wirtz, Stefanie Wolf
2020 Model-Based Engineering of Collaborative Embedded Systems  
AbstractFor collaborative embedded systems, it is essential to consider not only the behavior of each system and the interaction between systems, but also the interaction of systems with their often dynamic  ...  operation to achieve the goal of developing systems that deal with dynamics in their open context at runtime by re-using the models from the engineering phase.  ...  In the case of a CES in the manufacturing domain, an ontology can be used to formalize manufacturing-related capabilities (see Sections 6.3.2 and 6.4.2), features relevant for reconfiguration of a manufacturing  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-030-62136-0_6 fatcat:mnlaubgub5edxeyx3qf44yfhjy

SysML-based design chain information modeling for variety management in production reconfiguration

Dazhong Wu, Linda L. Zhang, Roger J. Jiao, Roberto F. Lu
2011 Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing  
A case study of switchgear enclosure production reconfiguration system demonstrates that SysML-based information modeling excels in conducting requirements, structural, behavioral and constraints analysis  ...  Satisfying diverse customer needs leads to proliferation of product variants. It is imperative to model the coherence of functional, product and process varieties throughout the design chain.  ...  Huangming Wu is also acknowledged for assistance in conducting case studies and implementing the prototype system.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10845-011-0585-6 fatcat:qnndohql5ncbvkigkf73qz6gci

Semantic tool interoperability for engineering manufacturing systems

Thomas Moser, Stefan Biffl
2010 2010 IEEE 15th Conference on Emerging Technologies & Factory Automation (ETFA 2010)  
We evaluate the concept based on a realworld use case for data exchange between software tools involved in the engineering of a manufacturing system software simulator.  ...  syntax, for the engineering of manufacturing systems.  ...  Acknowledgements This work has been supported by the Christian Doppler Forschungsgesellschaft and the BMWFJ, Austria.  ... 
doi:10.1109/etfa.2010.5641343 dblp:conf/etfa/MoserB10 fatcat:zwsdenzs5ncbzfmpynbpszlriy

Agent-based distributed manufacturing control: A state-of-the-art survey

Paulo Leitão
2009 Engineering applications of artificial intelligence  
Manufacturing has faced significant changes during the last years, namely the move from a local economy towards a global and competitive economy, with markets demanding for highly customized products of  ...  The paper also discusses the reasons for the weak adoption of these approaches by industry and points out the challenges and research opportunities for the future.  ...  Later, PDCH was used with IEC 61499 function block model to achieve a general approach for dynamic and intelligent reconfiguration of real-time distributed manufacturing control systems (Brennan et al  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.engappai.2008.09.005 fatcat:ikgfnjqcm5c6jhjapud7nnzika

The development of an ontology for describing the capabilities of manufacturing resources

Eeva Järvenpää, Niko Siltala, Otto Hylli, Minna Lanz
2018 Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing  
Resource vendors may utilize MaRCO to describe the functionality of their offerings in a comparable manner, while the system integrators and end users may use these descriptions for the fast identification  ...  There is a desire to support such system adaptation and reconfiguration with computer-aided decision support systems.  ...  Open Access This article is distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (http://creativecomm, which permits unrestricted use, distribution  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10845-018-1427-6 fatcat:ovo6p5xeujbgvjigudiemjavri

Evolvable systems: an approach to self-X production

Mauro Onori, Daniel Semere, Bengt Lindberg
2011 International journal of computer integrated manufacturing (Print)  
A concerted effort is being exerted through European research projects in collaboration with European manufacturers, technology/equipment suppliers, and universities.  ...  processes may become self-X, x standing for one more desirable properties of a system subjected to a variable operation condition such as self-evolvable, self-reconfigurable, self-tuning, self-diagnosing  ...  The EPS formalised concepts (ontology) and definitions are represented using a set of descriptive tools such as : • Definitions of the most important concepts: module, process, product, EPS module, skills  ... 
doi:10.1080/0951192x.2011.566282 fatcat:tsgzartxgvcvpgampmsiouohz4

Ontologies for Production Automation [chapter]

Jose L. Martinez Lastra, Ivan M. Delamer
2008 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
This chapter reviews current approaches to use ontologies in the manufacturing domain, which include use for vocabulary definition in multi-agent systems and use for describing processes using Semantic  ...  In this scenario, ontologies emerge as a candidate solution for representing knowledge about manufacturing processes, equipment, and products in a machine-interpretable way.  ...  Ontologies for Design Support As an intermediate solution towards automatic (re)configuration of manufacturing systems, the use of design tools that guide or suggest solutions through the design process  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-89784-2_11 fatcat:2hfw6w2k3fhnpcijbsc2iobf6a

Integrating Production Automation Expert Knowledge Across Engineering Stakeholder Domains

Thomas Moser, Stefan Biffl, Wikan Danar Sunindyo, Dietmar Winkler
2010 2010 International Conference on Complex, Intelligent and Software Intensive Systems  
We evaluate the proposed approach with data from real-world use cases from the production automation domain on data exchange between tools and model checking across tools.  ...  Traditional integration approaches to data integration using a common repository are limited as they require an agreement on a common data schema by all project stakeholders.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT The authors would like to acknowledge the works of the Rockwell Automation Research Center, Czech Republic, in the field of the Manufacturing Agent Simulation Tool (MAST), as well as Liang  ... 
doi:10.1109/cisis.2010.57 dblp:conf/cisis/MoserBSW10 fatcat:v2m2dis2djc4hf6ea7xyhilf74

Semantics in Industrial Distributed Systems

Marek Obitko, Pavel Vrba, Vladimír Mařík, Miloslav Radakovič
2008 IFAC Proceedings Volumes  
The general problem of distributed systems is that they are still tightly coupled from the point of view of system integration and are still far from openness that would enable cooperation at a larger  ...  Relevant research area is the field of ontologies and semantic web.  ...  An important function of a reconfigurable distributed manufacturing system is the distribution of tasks over multiple agents or holons.  ... 
doi:10.3182/20080706-5-kr-1001.02350 fatcat:s6frye73mbgmfdllrdveqbhivy

Evolvable Systems: An Approach to Self-X Production [chapter]

Mauro Onori, Daniel T. Semere, Bengt Lindberg
2010 Advances in Intelligent and Soft Computing  
A concerted effort is being exerted through European research projects in collaboration with European manufacturers, technology/equipment suppliers, and universities.  ...  processes may become self-X, x standing for one more desirable properties of a system subjected to a variable operation condition such as self-evolvable, self-reconfigurable, self-tuning, self-diagnosing  ...  The EPS formalised concepts (ontology) and definitions are represented using a set of descriptive tools such as : • Definitions of the most important concepts: module, process, product, EPS module, skills  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-10430-5_61 dblp:conf/det/OnoriSL09 fatcat:fejsl2aehvejjcpzrozafzko7a

Measures of reconfigurability and its key characteristics in intelligent manufacturing systems

Amro M. Farid
2014 Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing  
Recently, a reconfigurability measurement process based upon axiomatic design knowledge base and the design structure matrix has been developed.  ...  Among these are measures for the key characteristics of reconfigurability: integrability, convertibility, and customization, which have driven the qualitative and intuitive design of these technological  ...  Instead, a lightweight "home-grown" situation-specific ontology would be more likely to be developed using any of a number of open-source or proprietary ontology development tools (Wikipedia 2007) .  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10845-014-0983-7 fatcat:aj6p7pb2yzg7tecxtacblmv3hq


Paulo Leitão, João Mendes, Armando W. Colombo, Francisco Restivo
2007 IFAC Proceedings Volumes  
The agent-based and holonic paradigms symbolize this approach, and ADACOR holonic control architecture is a successful example of such a system.  ...  In the recent evolution of production control systems, the emergence of decentralized systems capable of dealing with the rapid changes in the production environment better than the traditional centralized  ...  A provider hides its internal structure and shows only the necessary functionalities to the outside world, in the form of services.  ... 
doi:10.3182/20070523-3-es-4908.00022 fatcat:m2i2a36ndrcn3jyof6xkwabo5a
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