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Operator interfaces for the lifecycle support of component based automation systems

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posted on 22.05.2012, 14:23 by Vishal A. Barot
Current manufacturing automation systems (specifically the powertrain sector) have been facing challenges with constant pressures of globalisation, environmental concerns and ICT (Information and Communication Technology) innovations. These challenges instigate new demands for shorter product lifecycles and require customised products to be manufactured as efficiently as possible. Manufacturing systems must therefore be agile to remain competitive by supporting frequent reconfigurations involving distributed engineering activities. [Continues.]

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School

  • Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering

Publisher

© Vishal Barot

Publication date

2012

Notes

A Doctoral Thesis. Submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the award of Doctor of Philosophy of Loughborough University.

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en