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Cyber-Physical Systems
Solutions to Pandemic Challenges

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ISBN 9781032030371
March 3, 2022 Forthcoming by CRC Press
358 Pages 9 Color & 149 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

A Cyber-Physical System (CPS) is an integration of cyber components with their physical counterparts. A cyber unit could be either a software or hardware. Physical components are those objects, which are governed by the law of physics. CPS have transformed how we interact with the physical world, ranging from sensing the environmental parameters to controlling a complex manufacturing industry.

The current pandemic has had catastrophic implications people all across the world in terms of health and economy. This book presents the significance and practicality of CPS in a pandemic situation. It provides a strong foundation to the CPS while also incorporating the latest theoretical advances and practical applications to alleviate the state of a pandemic. The book covers…

  • Theoretical background and application-oriented overview of the different CPS models
  • Impact of COVID-19 and similar pandemics on the engineering aspects of various industries and organisations
  • Exciting and impactful CPS based solutions to the different pandemic situations
  • Security and privacy in CPS when applied to critical and sensitive pandemic affected environment
  • Describes the government-funded projects and work using CPS in real-world scenarios

The book provides an unique and fresh exposure to CPS employed in a pandemic situation. It brings together researchers, practitioners, academics, experts, and industry professionals from around the world to share their knowledge and experience.

Table of Contents

Introduction to Cyber-Physical Systems and Challenges Faced Due to the COVID19 Pandemic

Faiz Iqbal, Jitin Malhotra, Sunil Jha, Tushar Semwal

Sensitivity of the Steel Sector to Economic Crises. Impact of Covid-19 Crisis on Steel Production in Poland

Bożena Gajdzik, Radoslaw Wolniak

The State of SME Enterprises in the Face of the Crisis Caused by the Covid-19 Epidemic

Sandra Grabowska, Sebastian Saniuk, Bożena Gajdzik

Towards Industry 4.0 Versus the Covid-19 crisis - the Use of Selected Technologies (ICT) in Business

Bożena Gajdzik

Human-Robot Collaborative Assembly based on CPS

Zhang Rong, Bao Jinsong, Lu Yuqian, Li Jie, Lv Qibin

A CPS Perspective on Teaching Engineering Laboratories during Pandemics

Maximilian Nicolae*, Radu Pietraru, Stefan Mocanu

Impact of CPSs on Enhancing Supply Chain Resilience, with a Focus on Solutions to Pandemic Challenges

Hajar Fatorachian, Chase Smith

Complex Adaptive Manufacturing System Concept as a Cyber-Physical System: Solutions to the Covid – 19 Pandemic Challenges

Elvis Hozdić, Sulejman Kendić, Zoran Jurković

Major Advancements of Industry 4.0 to Overcome Challenges in Manufacturing during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Mohammad Javaid, Abid Haleem, Rajeev Suman

Implementation of Cyber Physical Systems in Additive Manufacturing to Sustain Covid-19 Pandemic

Shrushti Maheshawari, Ashish Siddhartha, Zafar Alam

Intelligent Cyber-Physical Production System Framework for Industry 4.0 Realization

Jitin Malhotra, Sunil Jha

Online Education during the COVID-19 Pandemic: An Indian Perspective for Better Planning

Abhishek Bhatnagar, Nomesh B. Bolia

The Future Workplace: A Symbiotic System of Systems Environment

Alistair McConnell, Daniel Mitchell, Karen Donaldson, Sam Harper, Jamie Blanche, Theo Lim, David Flynn, Adam Stokes

Transforming Standalone Machine Tool to a Cyber-Physical System: A Use Case of BEMRF Machine Tool to Tackle COVID-19 Restrictions

Faiz Iqbal, Zafar Alam, Madhur Shukla, Jitin Malhotra, Sunil Jha

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Tushar Semwal received MTech and PhD degrees from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati in 2015 and 2019, respectively. He has an interdisciplinary background with his undergraduate degree in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering. He is a recipient of the prestigious 5-year research fellowship award from the Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), India, for his industry applicable research. He has also won several travel awards from Microsoft, Science Education Research Board (India), and TCS. He is currently a post-doctoral researcher at the University of Edinburgh, UK working on Cyber-Physical Systems for offshore energy industries. His research interest includes Industrial Internet of Things, sensor system design, and distributed machine learning.

Faiz Iqbal received his B. Tech in Mechanical and Automation Engineering from Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak, Haryana, India in 2011, and a M. Tech in Mechatronics Engineering from Amity University, Noida, India in 2013 and PhD in Manufacturing Automation from Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India in 2019. He is currently working as a Post-doctoral researcher in the Institute of Integrated Micro and Nano Systems, School of Engineering, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK. His research interests include but are not limited to Manufacturing Automation, Advanced Manufacturing, Industrial Automation, PLC & SCADA based systems, Motion Control, Pneumatics & Hydraulics based Automation Systems, Applications of Embedded Systems in Manufacturing, Sensors and Transducers, Surface Metrology, Non-Conventional Machining, Machining Processes and Analysis, Mechatronic systems.