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Re-Engineering for Sustainable Industrial Production : IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology - Luis M. Camarinha-Matos

Re-Engineering for Sustainable Industrial Production

IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology

Hardcover Published: December 2009
ISBN: 9780412799501
Number Of Pages: 535

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This book addresses the challenges faced by SMEs due to the globalization of the economy and discusses supporting technologies. A number of important topics are addressed including: industrial strategies for peripheral regions; engineering and penetration of new markets; engineering and industrial survival in open markets; regional protection against newcomers; globalization of the economy and subcontracting; and the achievement of the appropriate balance of automation and human-centred manufacturing. It contains the selected proceedings of the International Conference on Integrated and Sustainable Industrial Production, sponsored by the International Federation of Information Processing, IEEE and the Portuguese Association of Engineers and held in Lisbon, Portugal in May 1997. Reengineering for Sustainable Industrial Production is essential reading for engineers, managers, research personnel, and senior undergraduate and graduate students in computer integrated manufacturing, production management and automation systems. small geographical regions.

International Programme Committee
Towards Sustainable Industrial Production
Business process and shop floor re-engineeringp. 3
IT support for the generic tactical decision making process of pricing in competitive consumer marketsp. 13
The time based competition paradigmp. 26
Virtual reality in manufacturingp. 48
Cross border enterprises: virtual and extended!p. 63
Towards the virtual enterprise in food industryp. 73
Information flows and processes in a SME networkp. 87
Developing IT-enabled virtual enterprises in constructionp. 99
Using an informal ontology in the development of a planning and control system - the case of the virtual enterprisep. 107
Federated knowledge integration and machine learning in water distribution networksp. 121
Exploration of an unknown environment by a mobile robotp. 141
Genetic algorithms - constraint logic programming. Hybrid method for job shop schedulingp. 151
Kinematic study of biped locomotion systemsp. 163
Adaptive hybrid impedance control of robot manipulators: a comparative studyp. 177
A cell controller architecture solution: description and analysis of performance and costsp. 187
Strategies and fundamental structures for FMS tool flow systemsp. 196
Analytical assessment of tooling requirements for FMS design and operationp. 205
Sustainable software design with design patternsp. 217
SimBa: a simulation and balancing system for manual production linesp. 225
SOMA: an organic and autonomous approach to manufacturing planning and controlp. 235
Life cycle simulation for verifying sustainable model of productsp. 247
Manufacturing system simulation model synthesis: towards application of inductive inferencep. 259
Multi-agent collaboration in competitive scenariosp. 275
The establishment of partnerships to create virtual organizations: a multiagent approachp. 284
Business process modelling: comparing IDEF3 and CIMOSAp. 297
Integrating infrastructures for manufacturing: a comparative analysisp. 308
Designing an Internet based Teleproductics systemp. 325
A model of methodology need for AQAL production systemp. 343
An interface integrating design and mfg in small size companiesp. 352
Contributions for ethernet based networking in manufacturing systemsp. 363
Global AICIME - an integrated approach to support SMEs in the global electronic commerce environmentp. 367
A measurement software for vision machine applicationsp. 377
Design and uncertainty of an opto-mechanical device for checking CMM touch trigger probesp. 389
Virtual reality full immersion techniques for enhancing workers performancep. 399
Mechatronics education: examples in the UK and a proposal in Brazilp. 412
Cost-oriented strategic manufacturing and quality planning for BPRp. 423
Experiences in information systems development for maintenance management: a techno-organisational viewp. 431
A methodology on work-flow control system in large-scaled job shop linep. 441
Enhanced pocket milling strategy for improved qualityp. 449
PROBACOM computer aided project based on featuresp. 459
Manufacturing process modeling method for CAD/CAM and flexible manufacturing systemsp. 471
Performance indicators and benchmarking in manufacturing planning and control systemsp. 487
Dynamic Tableau-de Bord: concept, tools and applicationsp. 495
Visual modelling interfaces for the cutting stock problemp. 515
Developing finite element simulation of sheet metal stamping process - a contribution to virtual manufacturingp. 523
Index of contributorsp. 533
Keyword indexp. 534
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ISBN: 9780412799501
ISBN-10: 0412799502
Series: IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 535
Published: December 2009
Publisher: Chapman and Hall
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 3.02
Weight (kg): 2.09