Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Manufacturing the Future

Edited by Vedran Kordic

TU Wien, Austria


Alex Lazinica

TU Wien, Austria

The primary goal of this book is to cover the state-of-the-art development and future directions in modern manufacturing systems. This interdisciplinary and comprehensive volume, consisting of 30 chapters, covers a survey of trends in distributed manufacturing, modern manufacturing equipment, product design process, rapid prototyping, quality assurance, from technological and organisational point of view and aspects of supply chain management.

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Manufacturing the FutureEdited by Vedran Kordic

Published: July 1st 2006

DOI: 10.5772/45

ISBN: 3-86611-198-3

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-5813-4

Copyright year: 2006

Books open for chapter submissions

85226 Total Chapter Downloads

21 Crossref Citations

32 Web of Science Citations

50 Dimensions Citations


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1. Multi-Agent Based Distributed Manufacturing

By J. Li, J.Y. H. Fuh, Y.F. Zhang and A.Y.C. Nee


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2. The Cobasa Architecture as an Answer to Shop Floor Agility

By Jose Barata


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3. Development of Holonic Manufacturing Execution Systems

By Fan-Tien Cheng, Chih-Feng Chang and Shang-Lun Wu


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4. Bio-Inspired Approach for Autonomous Routing in FMS

By T. Berger, Y. Sallez and C. Tahon


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5. Modular Machining Line Design and Reconfiguration: Some Optimization Methods

By S. Belmokhtar, A.I. Bratcu and A. Dolgui


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6. Flexible Manufacturing System Simulation Using Petri Nets

By Carlos Mireles, Alfonso Noriega and Gerardo Leyva


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7. Applications of Petri Nets to Human-in-the-Loop Control for Discrete Automation Systems

By Jin-Shyan Lee and Pau-Lo Hsu


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8. Application Similarity Coefficient Method to Cellular Manufacturing

By Yong Yin


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9. Maintenance Management and Modeling in Modern Manufacturing Systems

By Mehmet Savsar


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10. Zadehian Paradigms for Knowledge Extraction in Intelligent Manufacturing

By A.M.M. Sharif Ullah and Khalifa H. Harib


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11. PURE: A Fuzzy Model for Product Upgradability and Reusability Evaluation for Remanufacture

By Ke Xing, Kazem Abhary and Lee Luong


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12. Distributed Architecture for Intelligent Robotic Assembly Part I: Design and Multimodal Learning

By Ismael Lopez Juarez and Reyes Rios Cabrera


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13. Distributed Architecture for Intelligent Robotic Assembly Part II: Design of the Task Planner

By Jorge Corona Castuera and Ismael Lopez Juarez


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14. Distributed Architecture for Intelligent Robotic Assembly Part III: Design of the Invariant Object Recognition System

By Mario Pena Cabrera and Ismael Lopez Juarez


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15. Assembly Sequence Planning Using Neural Network Approach

By Cem Sinanoglu and Huseyin Riza Borklu


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16. Evolutionary Optimisation of Mechanical Structures or Systems

By Marcelin Jean-Luc


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17. Improving Machining Accuracy Using Smart Materials

By Maki K. Rashid


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18. Concurrent Process Tolerancing Based on Manufacturing Cost And Quality Loss

By M. F. Huang and Y. R. Zhong


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19. Optimize Variant Product Design Based on Component Interaction Graph

By Elim Liu and Shih-Wen Hsiao


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20. Applying a Hybrid Data Mining Approach in Machining Operation for Surface Quality Assurance

By Tzu-Liang (Bill) Tseng, Yongjin Kwon and Ryan B. Wicker


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21. Sequential Design of Optimum Sized and Geometric Tolerances

By M. F. Huang and Y. R. Zhong


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22. A New Rapid Tooling Process

By Xiaoping Jiang and Chao Zhang


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23. SCM Innovation for Business Globalization Based on Coupling Point Inventory Planning

By Koshichiro Mitsukuni, Yuichi Nakamura and Tomoyuki Aoki


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24. Relative Control and Management Philosophy

By Che-Wei Chang


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25. Multidimensional of Manufacturing Technology, Organizational Characteristics, and Performance

By Tritos Laosirihongthong


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26. Engineering Change Management in Distruted Environment with PDM/PLM Support

By Joze Tavcar and Joze Duhovnik


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27. Study of Flexibility and Adaptability in Distributed Supply Chains

By Felix T. S. Chan and H. K. Chan


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28. An Autonomous Decentralized Supply Chain Planning and Scheduling System

By Tatsushi Nishi


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29. Simulation Modeling and Analysis of the Impacts of Component Commonality and Process Flexibility on Integrated Supply Chain Network Performance

By Ming Dong and F. Frank Chen


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30. On Direct Adaptive Control for Uncertain Dynamical Systems - Synthesis and Applications

By Simon Hsu-Sheng Fu and Chi-Cheng Cheng


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