Factories of the Future

The Italian Flagship Initiative

by Tullio Tolio, Giacomo Copani, Walter Terkaj

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Book Description

This book presents results relevant in the manufacturing research field, that are mainly aimed at closing the gap between the academic investigation and the industrial application, in collaboration with manufacturing companies. Several hardware and software prototypes represent the key outcome of the scientific contributions that can be grouped into five main areas, representing different perspectives of the factory domain:1) Evolutionary and reconfigurable factories to cope with dynamic production contexts characterized by evolving demand and technologies, products and processes.2) Factories for sustainable production, asking for energy efficiency, low environmental impact products and processes, new de-production logics, sustainable logistics.3) Factories for the People who need new kinds of interactions between production processes, machines, and human beings to offer a more comfortable and stimulating working environment.4) Factories for customized products that will be more and more tailored to the final user's needs and sold at cost-effective prices.5) High performance factories to yield the due production while minimizing the inefficiencies caused by failures, management problems, maintenance.This books is primarily targeted to academic researchers and industrial practitioners in the manufacturing domain.

This open book is licensed under a Creative Commons License (CC BY). You can download Factories of the Future ebook for free in PDF format (16.8 MB).

Book Details

Subject
Engineering and Technology
Publisher
Springer
Published
2019
Pages
490
Edition
1
Language
English
ISBN13
9783319943572
ISBN10
331994357X
ISBN13 Digital
9783319943589
ISBN10 Digital
3319943588
PDF Size
16.8 MB
License
CC BY

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