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9781852331269

Advances in Manufacturing : Decision, Control and Information Technology

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  • Edition: 1st
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  • Copyright: 1999-05-01
  • Publisher: SPRINGER VERLAG INC

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Discusses solutions covering a wide range of manufacturing problems, and design, control and information technology methodologies and tools that reflect the current research trends in the field, and includes several practical implementation instructions. DLC: Manufacturing processes--Planning.

Table of Contents

Contributors xix
PART I: PROCESS PLANNING-SCHEDULING AND MACHINE CELL DESIGN
Concepts for Integrating Process Planning and Production Scheduling
T. Kis
P. Xirouchakis
Introduction
3(1)
Review of Previous Work
4(1)
The Benefit from Processing Alternatives for Scheduling
5(2)
Solving the Scheduling Problem
7(4)
Summary
11(2)
Bibliography
12(1)
Intelligence in Computer-Aided Process Planning for Machining
A.G. Mamalis
G.C. Vosniakos
Introduction
13(1)
Process planning philosophy
14(2)
Geometry Interface
16(1)
The planning tasks
17(4)
Data and Knowledge Representation
21(1)
Data Interfaces
22(1)
Conclusions
23(2)
References
23(2)
Single and Multi-Machine Scheduling of Jobs in Production Systems
B. Frankovic
I. Budinska
Introduction
25(1)
Formulation of the single-machine scheduling problem
26(6)
Multi-machine scheduling in production systems
32(3)
Conclusion
35(2)
References
36(1)
A Study of Self-Organization in a Production Environment
E.S. Tzafestas
Introduction
37(1)
A Case Study
38(2)
Simulation results
40(3)
Conclusion
43(2)
References
44(1)
The Process Plan Sequence in Steel Structures Welding of Great Diesel Engines
N. Nicolich
P. Persi
M. Reini
Introduction
45(2)
The Approach
47(4)
Case study
51(4)
Conclusions
55(2)
References
56(1)
Design of Part-Machine Cells in Manufacturing Systems Using Mathematical Programming Techniques
S. Sofianopoulou
Introduction
57(2)
Mathematical Formulation
59(3)
Illustrative Numerical Example
62(2)
Conclusions
64(5)
References
65(4)
PART II: PROCESS MONITORING, INSPECTION, DIAGNOSIS AND MAINTENANCE
Knowledge Based Process Monitoring in Mass Production
G. Petuelli
G. Blum
Introduction
69(1)
State of the Art of Set-up and Performance of Process Monitoring Systems
70(1)
Monitoring of Internal Thread Forming
71(5)
Conclusion
76(3)
References
77(2)
Recent Developments in Automated Visual Inspection of Wood Boards
D.T. Pham
R.J. Alcock
Introduction
79(1)
Artificial Intelligence
79(1)
Image Acquisition and Enhancement
80(1)
Segmentation of Wood Board Images
81(2)
Feature Selection
83(2)
Classification of Wood Defects
85(2)
Conclusion
87(2)
References
87(2)
Automated Visual Quality Inspection of Printed Ceramic Dishes
C. Vivas
J. Gomez Ortega
M. Vargas
Introduction
89(2)
Image Acquisition and Filtering
91(1)
Location and Orientation Phase
91(4)
Grey-Scale Image Comparison Test: Quality Test
95(2)
Experimental Results
97(2)
Implementation
99(1)
Conclusions
99(2)
References
100(1)
Grafcet: Methodological and Formal Issues
J. Zaytoon
G. Villermain-Lecolier
Introduction
101(1)
Syntax and semantics
102(1)
Development methodologies
103(3)
Validation of Grafcet
106(3)
Control synthesis
109(2)
Conclusion
111(4)
References
111(4)
A Synergistic Self-Organizing System for Control Chart Pattern Recognition
D.T. Pham
A.B. Chan
Introduction
115(3)
Training strategy for KART
118(2)
Test strategy for KART
120(1)
Simulation results
120(1)
Conclusions
121(2)
References
121(2)
Conveyor-Belt Diagnostic System Using Time-Frequency Analysis
S. Horihata
H. Kitagawa
Y. Shirakawa
Introduction
123(1)
Basic construction of a conveyor-belt
123(1)
Main troubles of conveyor-belt to be detected
123(1)
Basic pattern of electric current of driving motor
124(1)
Diagnostic system applying the Time-Frequency Analysis
125(5)
Evaluation of system performance
130(1)
Conclusion
131(2)
References
131(2)
Integration of the Predictive Maintenance in Manufacturing System
J.-B. Leger
E. Neunreuther
B. Iung
G. Morel
Introduction
133(1)
Predictive maintenance requirements
134(1)
Predictive Maintenance System for Predictive Maintenance
135(2)
Supervisory control for predictive maintenance
137(1)
Integrated Supervisory Control and Predictive Maintenance System
138(4)
Control Maintenance and Management System (CMMS): a solution for integration of predictive maintenance
142(1)
Conclusion and prospect
142(3)
References
143(2)
A Geometric Calibration Method for Single-Head-Cone-Beam X-Ray Systems
K.J. Kyriakopoulos
P. Giannakos
V. Kallipolites
K. Domales
Introduction
145(1)
Problem Statement
146(2)
Geometric Parameters Estimation
148(4)
Simulation Procedure
152(1)
Simulation Results
153(3)
Suggestions for Further Research
156(1)
References
156(1)
A Tool for the Evaluation of Fieldbuses Reliability for Intelligence Distributed Automation System Design
B. Conrard
J.M. Thiriet
M. Robert
Introduction
157(1)
Choosing a fieldbus
157(1)
Principle and Mission of a fieldbus
157(1)
Several models of transitory fault
158(4)
Reliability evaluation
162(4)
Conclusion
166(5)
References
166(1)
Annex: Example of datasheet for the evaluation of fieldbus failure rate
167(4)
PART III: SYSTEM FORECASTING, OPTIMIZATION AND CONTROL
Industrial Forecasting Using Knowledge-Based Techniques and Artificial Neural Networks
S.G. Tzafestas
N. Mekras
Introduction
171(1)
Description of the method
172(1)
Implementation of the method
173(2)
Performance of the method
175(4)
Conclusions
179(2)
References
179(2)
DAPHNE: A Neural Network Based Short-Term Load Forecasting Program. Application to an Autonomous Power System
S.J. Kiartzis
S.E. Papadakis
J.B. Theocharis
A.G. Bakirtzis
V. Petridis
Introduction
181(1)
The DAPHNE Program
181(3)
Test Results
184(1)
Conclusions
185(4)
References
186(3)
Process Optimization System Used in Metallurgical Plants
F. Hartescu
C. Danilov
Description of Technological Processes
189(1)
The Informational Structure of the System
190(1)
Description of the techniques
190(1)
Hardware and Software Architecture
191(1)
Process Optimization
191(1)
Control System Functions at the Agglomeration Factory
192(1)
Control System Functions at the Cowper Stove
193(1)
Conclusion
194(1)
References
194(1)
Knowledge-Based Control Synthesis of Discrete Event Dynamic Systems
F. Capkovic
Introduction
195(1)
Modeling DEDS in Analytical Terms
196(3)
The Problem of Control Synthesis
199(1)
The Knowledge Representation
200(1)
The System Model and Knowledge Base
201(1)
Illustrative Example
202(4)
Conclusions
206(1)
References
206(1)
Static and Dynamic Control of Discrete Event Dynamic Systems
M.N. Varvatsoulakis
P. N. Paraskevopoulos
Introduction
207(1)
Modeling and Terminology
208(1)
Static Supervisory Control
209(2)
Dynamic Supervisory Control
211(1)
Application Examples
212(4)
Conclusions
216(1)
References
216(1)
Min-Max Control with Application to Discrete Event Dynamic Systems
P. Maragos
S.G. Tzafestas
Introduction
217(2)
Applications
219(1)
Representation of Matrix and Signal Operations by Lattice Dilations and Erosions
220(3)
State and Output Responses
223(1)
Elements from Max Algebra
224(2)
Causality, Stability
226(1)
Controlability, Observability
227(2)
Feedback
229(4)
References
230(3)
PART IV: ROBOTIC AND TRAVELING CRANE SYSTEMS
Force Sensing in Microrobot Systems: An Overview
S. Fahlbusch
S. Fatikow
K. Santa
Introduction
233(1)
Fundamental Methods in Force Sensing
234(2)
Force Sensing in Microrobotic Systems
236(7)
Conclusions
243(2)
References
243(2)
Vision-Based Control Approaches for Trajectory Correction of Microrobots
K. Santa
U. Rembold
H. Woern
Introduction
245(1)
Aspects of the microrobots' mobility
246(2)
Development of a neural controller
248(5)
Conclusion
253(2)
References
253(2)
Exploiting a Human Arm Model for Fast, Intuitive and Time-Delays-Robust Telemanipulation
P. Prokopiou
W.S. Harwin
S.G. Tzafestas
Introduction
255(1)
Human Arm Models in Current Designs
256(1)
Neuropredictive Teleoperation
257(4)
Stability Analysis
261(1)
Simulation and Comparison with Other Schemes
262(1)
Conclusions
263(4)
References
264(1)
Appendix: The Stark Model of Human Arm
265(2)
Intelligent Robotic Assembly and Disassembly: General Architecture and Implementation Case Studies
C.S. Tzafestas
S.G. Tzafestas
Introduction
267(1)
Brief review of robotic assembly
268(1)
General structure of intelligent robotic assembly or dissassembly systems
269(3)
Prototype implementation examples
272(7)
Conclusions
279(4)
References
280(3)
Integrated Design for Flexible Assembly System: Robotic Arc Welding Stations for Containers
A. Benmounah
M. Merzak
Introduction
283(1)
Robotic Assembly Process for Container
284(1)
Flexible Station No. 1
284(5)
Flexible Station No. 2
289(1)
Flexible Station No. 3
289(4)
Control System Technique Development
293(1)
Conclusion
293(2)
References
293(2)
Stereo Image Processing and Virtual Reality in an Intelligent Robot Control System
F. Tel
E. Toth
Introduction
295(1)
Stereo system
296(5)
Virtual reality system
301(5)
Results
306(1)
Conclusion
307(2)
References
308(1)
Tracking Control for Automated Bridge Cranes
O. Sawodny
H. Aschemann
S. Lahres
E.P. Hofer
Introduction
309(1)
Model of the crane
310(2)
Control structure
312(6)
Experimental results
318(1)
Conclusion
319(2)
References
320(1)
Robust Feedforward Control Design for Variation of Resonant Frequency and its Application to Crane Systems
T. Miyoshi
K. Terashima
Introduction
321(1)
Derivation of Nominal Control Input
322(2)
Derivation of Robust Control Input
324(1)
Relationship between Robustness and Frequency Characteristics
325(1)
Experimental Results
326(2)
Conclusion
328(7)
References
328(1)
Appendix
328(7)
Path Planning and Navigation of Overhead Traveling Crane with Three-Dimensional Transport Based on a Diffusion Equation Strategy
K. Terashima
M. Suzuki
Introduction
335(1)
Strategy of Path Planning
336(6)
Application to Crane Navigation
342(4)
Conclusion
346(5)
References
347(4)
PART V: SPECIFIC APPLICATIONS
Teleworkplace in Laser Material Processing
W. Schmidt
H.-G. Grundmann
G. Olthoff
R. Borger
Introduction
351(1)
Modular structure of the conception
352(7)
Summary
359(1)
Reference list
360(1)
Batch and Adaptive Instantaneous Blind Source Separation Algorithms applied to Pyroelectric Sensor Response in Real Time
M. Haritopoulos
Y. Naudet
R. Huez
A. Billat
Introduction
361(1)
Blind source separation concept and algorithms
362(2)
Adaptation in a non-stationary mixture
364(2)
Simulations
366(3)
Results
369(3)
Conclusion
372(1)
References
372(1)
Build-Time Estimation Tools for Rapid Prototyping Stereolithography Systems
J. Giannatsis
V. Dedoussis
L. Laios
Introduction
373(1)
Theoretical Basis
374(4)
Study of Stereos Scanning Mechanism
378(1)
Software Implementation
379(1)
Accuracy-Comparison of the two Build-Time Estimators
380(3)
Conclusions
383(2)
References
383(2)
An Efficient PC-Based Environment for the Improvement of Magnetic Cores Industrial Process
P.S. Georgilakis
N.D. Hatziargyriou
N.D. Doulamis
A.D. Doulamis
J.A. Bakopoulos
Introduction
385(1)
Design of Wound Core Distribution Transformers
386(2)
The neural Network Architecture
388(1)
Prediction and Classification of Iron Losses of Individual Cores
388(6)
Conclusions
394(3)
References
395(2)
Analysis and Reconfiguration of a Packing Production Process in an Alimentary Pasta Firm
F. Deperini
L. Penso
D. Pozzeto
Introduction
397(5)
Simulation results
402(3)
Conclusion
405(4)
References
406(3)
Perspectives of Implementing Automated and Robotic-Based Techniques in Road Infrastructure Construction and Maintenance Operations
B. Psarianos
M. Kontaratos
C. Liapakis
M. Lenz
T. Rupp
Introduction
409(1)
Selected Operations
410(1)
Technological Assessment
411(2)
ART Implementation Cost
413(3)
The Paving Operation
416(3)
Conclusion
419(2)
References
419(2)
Index 421

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