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Using finite element analysis to develop a digital twin of a manufacturing bending operation

E.P. Hinchy, C. Carcagno, N.P. O'Dowd, C.T. McCarthy
2020 Procedia CIRP  
The process digital twin uses finite element modelling to predict product stress during the bending operation, and the residual stress and bend angle post-bending.  ...  The process digital twin uses finite element modelling to predict product stress during the bending operation, and the residual stress and bend angle post-bending.  ...  Acknowledgements This publication has emanated from research conducted at the Confirm Smart Manufacturing Centre with the financial support of Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) under Grant Number SFI/16  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.procir.2020.03.031 fatcat:lsa7olys75g37dthvvu2wrzgsq

Quality Prediction and Control of Assembly and Welding Process for Ship Group Product Based on Digital Twin

Lei Li, Di Liu, Jinfeng Liu, Hong-gen Zhou, Jiasheng Zhou, Jian Chen
2020 Scanning  
Based on the analysis of internal and external quality factors, a digital twin-based quality prediction and control process was proposed.  ...  In view of the problems of lagging and poor predictability for ship assembly and welding quality control, the digital twin technology is applied to realize the quality prediction and control of ship group  ...  Figure 3 : 3 Quality prediction and control process of assembly and welding of ship group products based on digital twin.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2020/3758730 pmid:33133332 pmcid:PMC7591953 fatcat:52bhqksju5fcncnnz23hnlejqe

Digital Twins for Additive Manufacturing: A State-of-the-Art Review

Li Zhang, Xiaoqi Chen, Wei Zhou, Taobo Cheng, Lijia Chen, Zhen Guo, Bing Han, Longxing Lu
2020 Applied Sciences  
Digital twins (DT) are defined as a digital representation of a production system or service or just an active unique product characterized by certain properties or conditions.  ...  To obtain optimal process conditions, numerous experiments are needed to optimize the process variables within given machines and processes.  ...  [16] demonstrated an early foray of the digital twin paradigm for real-time process monitoring and defect prediction.  ... 
doi:10.3390/app10238350 fatcat:3wj3wbyrmfer7l2tlygzrs37h4

Digital Twins-Based Smart Design and Control of Ultra-Precision Machining: A Review

Lei Wu, Jiewu Leng, Bingfeng Ju
2021 Symmetry  
Secondly, the digital twins-based UPM control studies, including voxel modeling, process planning, process monitoring, vibration control, and quality prediction, are reviewed.  ...  The key enabling technologies and research directions of digital twins-based design and control are discussed to deal with the information asymmetry phenomenon in UPM.  ...  servo module design Digital twins for smart control of UPM Digital twins-based voxel modelling Digital twins-based process planning Digital twins-based process monitoring Digital twins-based quality prediction  ... 
doi:10.3390/sym13091717 fatcat:pheg6qsu5vdv5ehhp4ctcxhwri

Using open-source microcontrollers to enable digital twin communication for smart manufacturing

E.P. Hinchy, N.P. O'Dowd, C.T. McCarthy
2019 Procedia Manufacturing  
It is demonstrated that the digital twin enables real-time stress prediction in the product during the bending process, while also tracking and recording machine performance.  ...  It is demonstrated that the digital twin enables real-time stress prediction in the product during the bending process, while also tracking and recording machine performance.  ...  Acknowledgements This publication has emanated from research conducted with the financial support of Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) under Grant Number SFI/16/RC/3918, co-funded by the European Regional  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.promfg.2020.01.212 fatcat:rtidniwfy5azlcdgi7zzl6b67m

Multi‐Dimensional Digital Twin of Energy Storage System for Electric Vehicles: A Brief Review

Vandana, A. Garg, B.K. Panigrahi
2021 Energy Storage  
In the operation stage, aiming at various fault features in the battery operation process, with the assistance of large data samples, digital twin simulation is used to determine the fault status of the  ...  This article proposes a Digital Twin (DT) framework for the whole life cycle of batteries.  ...  A digital twin-based process model is established to predict and evaluate the performance of the production process.  ... 
doi:10.1002/est2.242 fatcat:jem6diehyjbaddvo5gzyepncy4

Digital Twin in biomanufacturing: challenges and opportunities towards its implementation

Isuru A. Udugama, Pau C. Lopez, Carina L. Gargalo, Xueliang Li, Christoph Bayer, Krist V. Gernaey
2021 Systems Microbiology and Biomanufacturing  
On the other hand, some of the benefits of Digital Twin seem to overlap with the more established practices of process control and optimization, and the term is vaguely used in different scenarios.  ...  The domain of industrial biomanufacturing is enthusiastically embracing the concept of Digital Twin, owing to its promises of increased process efficiency and resource utilisation.  ...  Step 5: Digital Twin The transition of a Digital Shadow to a Digital Twin requires the predictions obtained from the Digital Shadow to be turned into actions by performing real-time process control calculations  ... 
doi:10.1007/s43393-021-00024-0 fatcat:wwfjljml6bh3vlen6vziynctgi

Digital Twin Technology [chapter]

Zongyan Wang
2020 Industry 4.0 - Impact on Intelligent Logistics and Manufacturing  
This chapter mainly introduces: (1) the generation of digital twin technology; (2) the definition and characteristics of digital twin technology; (3) the relationship between digital twin and digital thread  ...  ; (4) the implementation of the product digital twin model; and (5) the research progress and application of digital twin research.  ...  Yuan, Yu-hu Li, Yansong Liu, Hao-wei He, Wangxing Yan and Tengfei Wang of CAD/CAM Engineering Technology Research Center, School of Mechanical Engineering, North University of China and Shanxi Crane Digital  ... 
doi:10.5772/intechopen.80974 fatcat:tqw26k47kffj5byikjcxsdgvnm

Digital Twin Reference Model Development to Prevent Operators' Risk in Process Plants

Maurizio Bevilacqua, Eleonora Bottani, Filippo Emanuele Ciarapica, Francesco Costantino, Luciano Di Donato, Alessandra Ferraro, Giovanni Mazzuto, Andrea Monteriù, Giorgia Nardini, Marco Ortenzi, Massimo Paroncini, Marco Pirozzi (+4 others)
2020 Sustainability  
In this context, this work develops a Digital Twin reference model in order to define conceptual guidelines to support the implementation of Digital Twin for risk prediction and prevention.  ...  The reference model proposed in this paper is made up of four main layers (Process industry physical space, Communication system, Digital Twin and User space), while the implementation steps of the reference  ...  Introduction A Digital Twin is a digital model of a particular physical element or a process with data connections that enable convergence between the physical and virtual states at an appropriate rate  ... 
doi:10.3390/su12031088 fatcat:4tygalwxlrfjpgou2xsvgvqf7u

The Role of AI, Machine Learning, and Big Data in Digital Twinning: A Systematic Literature Review, Challenges, and Opportunities

M. Mazhar Rathore, Syed Attique Shah, Dhirendra Shukla, Elmahdi Bentafat, Spiridon Bakiras
2021 IEEE Access  
The integration of big data analytics and artificial intelligence/machine learning (AI-ML) techniques with digital twinning, further enriches its significance and research potential with new opportunities  ...  INDEX TERMS Digital twin, artificial intelligence, machine learning, big data, industry 4.0.  ...  With our understanding, shown in Fig. 4 , digital twinning is a process that involves the construction of 1) a cyber twin that digitally projects a living or non-living physical entity or a process (a  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2021.3060863 fatcat:cvm5ubwwrbcdph5z37dvdodgx4

Energy Consumption Prediction of Electric Vehicles Based on Digital Twin Technology

Zhaolong Zhang, Yuan Zou, Teng Zhou, Xudong Zhang, Zhifeng Xu
2021 World Electric Vehicle Journal  
Digital twinning technology originated in the field of aerospace.  ...  In this paper the digital twin technology was introduced to electric vehicle energy consumption research.  ...  Conclusions and Prospects A method with digital twin model is proposed to predict the energy consumption of electric vehicles.  ... 
doi:10.3390/wevj12040160 fatcat:msbx2fcedzhs7n5htxmjki7obe

Digital Twins [article]

Dirk Hartmann, Herman van der Auweraer
2020 arXiv   pre-print
We conclude the article with an outlook on the next wave of Digital Twins, Executable Digital Twins, and will review the associated challenges and opportunities for mathematics.  ...  Digital Twins are one of the hottest digital trends. In this contribution we will shortly review the concept of Digital Twins and the chances for novel industrial applications.  ...  For example, it is predicted that companies who invest in Digital Twin technology will see a 30% improvement in cycle times of critical processes [21] .  ... 
arXiv:2001.09747v1 fatcat:gcrel5wd4nbjdnosczv5srpon4

Cousins, Siblings and Twins: A Review of the Geological Model's Place in the Digital Mine

Jane H. Hodgkinson, Marc Elmouttie
2020 Resources  
Considering digital twin requirements and geological modelling capabilities, we assess the potential for a mine's synchronised digital twin to encompass the complex, uncertain, geological domain within  ...  While engineered systems can be digitally twinned, natural systems containing inherent uncertainties present challenges, especially where human-intensive procedures are required.  ...  • Processing plant: A digital twin of a processing plant including all its engineered components would be possible, with its digital twin environment being supplied with geological information on feed  ... 
doi:10.3390/resources9030024 fatcat:74qas2qp2nf6xh4duits454zvm

Digital Twin-based Smart Building Management and Control Framework

Jian NIE, Wei-sheng XU, Da-zhang CHENG, You-ling YU
2019 DEStech Transactions on Computer Science and Engineering  
This article describes the application of digital-Twin in the field of building and proposes a digital twin-based intelligent building management framework to achieve a more proactive, efficient, convenient  ...  Finally, three application scenarios are listed under the digital twin-based smart building framework.  ...  Difference between BIM and Digital Twin is that, digital twin technology emphasizes the connection between virtual and reality, and the co-evolution with physical objects, while BIM is an information management  ... 
doi:10.12783/dtcse/icaic2019/29395 fatcat:gccy77rjyjamffscr5fyqm2hpm

Digital twins in manufacturing: an assessment of drivers, enablers and barriers to implementation

Anis Assad Neto, Fernando Deschamps, Elias Ribeiro da Silva, Edson Pinheiro de Lima
2020 Procedia CIRP  
Digital twin architectures driven by the goal of cost reduction were found to be mainly associated with the execution of predictive maintenance or smart fault prediction: in [22, 25] the digital twin's  ...  With reference to processes, experts pointed out issues with process integration as a barrier to implementation.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.procir.2020.04.131 fatcat:j5ew5jz5rrf2tavf45bczalnm4
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