Evolvable Production Systems: New domains within mechatronic production equipment
2010 (English)In: IEEE transactions on industrial electronics (1982. Print), ISSN 0278-0046, 2653-2657 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Current major roadmapping efforts have all clearly underlined that true industrial sustainability will require far higher levels of systems’ autonomy and adaptability. In accordance with these recommendations, the Evolvable Production Systems (EPS) has aimed at developing such technological solutions and support mechanisms. Since its inception in 2002 as a next generation of production systems, the concept is being further developed and tested to emerge as a production system paradigm. Characteristically, Evolvable systems have distributed control, and are composed of intelligent modules with embedded control. A concerted effort is being exerted through European research projects in collaboration with manufacturers, technology/equipment suppliers, and universities. After introducing EPS, this paper presents current developments and applications, with specific emphasis on principles and mechatronic applications.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
IEEE , 2010. 2653-2657 p.
Assembly systems, Complexity theory, Computer architecture, Manufacturing systems, Ontologies
Engineering and Technology
Research subject SRA - Production
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-47498DOI: 10.1109/ISIE.2010.5637827ISI: 000295007803070ScopusID: 2-s2.0-78650404775OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kth-47498DiVA: diva2:455574
FunderEU, FP7, Seventh Framework ProgrammeXPRES - Initiative for excellence in production research
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