Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Factory Automation

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Javier Silvestre-Blanes
Javier Silvestre-Blanes

Universitat Politècnica de València,
Spain

Published01 March 2010

Doi10.5772/231

ISBN978-953-307-024-7

eBook (PDF) ISBN978-953-51-5911-7

Copyright year2010

Number of pages604

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Table of Contents

Open access  chapters

1. Engineering Processes for Decentralized Factory Automation Systems

By Thomas Wagner, Carolin Hausner, Jurgen Elger, Ulrich Lowen and Arndt Luder

4,243
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2. Wireless Technologies in Factory Automation

By Aurel Buda, Volker Schuermann and Joerg F. Wollert

3,551
3
3. A Real-Time Wireless Communication System Based on 802.11 MAC

By Gennaro Boggia, Pietro Camarda, L. Alfredo Grieco and Giammarco Zacheo

3,519
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5. Rapid Application Development for Wireless Sensor Networks

By Mohammad Mostafizur Rahman Mozumdar and Luciano Lavagno

3,339
1
6. VAN Applied to Control of Utilities Networks - Requirements and Capabilities

By Javier Silverstre-Blanes, Victor-M. Sempere-Paya and Teresa Albero-Albero

2,129
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7. Wireless Sensor Networks for Networked Manufacturing Systems

By L. Q. Zhuang, D. H. Zhang and M. M. Wong

4,084
9. A Perspective on the IEEE 802.11e Protocol for the Factory Floor

By Lucia Lo Bello, Emanuele Toscano and Salvatore Vittorio

2,866
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10. Wireless Sensor Networks in Industrial Automation

By Marko Paavola and Kauko Leiviska

5,619
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11. Analysis of Switched Ethernet for Real-Time Transmission

By Joan Vila-Carbo, Joaquim Tur-Massanet and Enrique Hernandez-Orallo

3,167
2
12. Token Passing Techniques for Hard Real-Time Communication

By Gianluca Franchino, Giorgio C. Buttazzo and Tullio Facchinetti

3,004
4
13. Performance and Reliability of Fault-Tolerant Ethernet Networked Control Systems

By Ramez M. Daoud, Hassanein H. Amer and Hany M. ElSayed

3,048
14. Study of Event-based Sampling Techniques and Their Influence on Greenhouse Climate Control with Wireless Sensors Network

By Andrzej Pawlowski, Jose L. Guzman, Francisco Rodriguez, Manuel Berenguel, Jose Sanchez and Sebastian Dormido

3,145
1
4,408
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16. Robustness Enhancement of Networked Control Systems

By Michal Morawski and Antoni Zajaczkowski

2,385
18. A Multiagent Architecture Based in aFoundation Fieldbus Network Function Blocks

By Vinicius Ponte Machado, Dennis Brandao, Adriao Duarte Doria Neto and Jorge Dantas de Melo

2,865
19. Production System’s Life Cycle-Oriented Innovation of Industrial Information Systems

By Dencovski Kristian, Lowen Ulrich, Holm Timo, Amberg Michael, Maurmaier Mathias and Gohner Peter

3,613
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20. Asynchronous Analogue-to-Digital Conversion Techniques

By Nikos Petrellis, Michael Birbas, John Kikidis and Alex Birbas

4,535
21. Implementation of the Delay Compensator Approach

By Ana Antunes, Fernando Dias, Jose Vieira and Alexandre Mota

2,458
22. Control of Robot Interaction Forces Using Evolutionary Techniques

By Jose de Gea, Yohannes Kassahun and Frank Kirchner

2,366
23. Formal Methods in Factory Automation

By Corina Popescu and Jose L. Martinez Lastra

2,879
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26. Real-Time Obstacle Avoidance Using Potential Field for a Nonholonomic Vehicle

By Hiroaki Seki, Yoshitsugu Kamiya and Masatoshi Hikizu

2,544
12
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29. Diagnosis of Intermittent Faults and its dynamics

By A. Correcher, E. Garcia, F. Morant, E. Quiles and L. Rodriguez

2,444
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