Introduction [chapter]

Laura Cattaneo, Jacopo Cassina, Maurizio Petrucciani, Sergio Terzi, Stefan Wellsandt
2018 SpringerBriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology  
This introductive chapter aims to clarify some of the main research contents that are involved in Manutelligence project and wants to present the objectives of the project and the structure of the Manutelligence IT platform. We briefly describe some fundamental concepts, such as the Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), the Product Service System (PSS), the Internet of Things (IoT) for the smart manufacturing, the Life Cycle Cost and the Life Cycle Assessment (LCC and LCA). All these topics are
more » ... rictly connected, since Manutelligence project aims at supporting enterprises to design and to develop suitable Product-Service Systems, addressing customers' needs and stakeholders' requirements, collected also through IoT technologies. Furthermore it aims to integrate best in class methodology and tools from research and industry, resulting in a secure, collaborative Product/Service Design and Manufacturing Engineering Platform, able to manage the Product-Service lifecycle and to collect information in order to implement LCC and LCA.
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-95849-1_1 fatcat:ram4rbnkxrgytlhuvtjoxtepn4