Changeable and Reconfigurable Manufacturing Systems

Changeable and Reconfigurable Manufacturing Systems

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a€œChangeable and Reconfigurable Manufacturing Systemsa€ discusses key strategies for success in the changing manufacturing environment. Changes can often be anticipated but some go beyond the design range, requiring innovative change enablers and adaptation mechanisms. The book presents the new concept of Changeability as an umbrella framework that encompasses paradigms such as agility, adaptability, flexibility and reconfigurability. It provides the definitions and classification of key terms in this new field, and emphasizes the required physical/hard and logical/soft change enablers. The book presents cutting edge technologies and the latest research, as well as future directions to help manufacturers stay competitive. It contains original contributions and results from senior international experts, together with industrial applications. The book serves as a comprehensive reference for professional engineers, managers, and academics in manufacturing, industrial and mechanical engineering.From the results that have been re- ported, there is an opportunity (time) that can be used to do preventive maintenance. This opportunity occurred when the intelligent controller tells the manufacturing system to change the production mode, anbsp;...

Title:Changeable and Reconfigurable Manufacturing Systems
Author:Hoda ElMaraghy
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2008-11-23


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