Enabling Technologies for the Successful Deployment of Industry 4.0: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Enabling Technologies for the Successful Deployment of Industry 4.0

1st Edition

Edited by Antonio Sartal, Diego Carou, J. Paulo Davim

CRC Press

160 pages | 23 B/W Illus.

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Hardback: 9780367151966
pub: 2020-05-08
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This book offers the latest research advances in the field of Industry 4.0, focusing on enabling technologies for its deployment in a comprehensive way. This book will offer successful implementation of technologies such as artificial intelligence, augmented a virtual reality, autonomous and collaborative robots, cloud computing, and up-to-date guidelines. It will investigate how the technologies and principles surrounding Industry 4.0 (e.g., interoperability, decentralized decisions, information transparency, etc.) serve as support for the organization routines and the workers (and vice versa). Included will be applications of technologies for different sectors and environments, as well as for the supply chain management. It will also offer a domestic and international mix of case studies spotlighting success and failures.

Table of Contents

1. Industry 4.0: Roots, Current Situation and Future Challenges. 2. Artificial Intelligence: From Big Data to Machine and Deep Learning in Manufacturing Shop Floors. 3. Autonomous Robots and Cobots: Applications in Manufacturing Agriculture and Healthcare. 4. Additive Manufacturing: From Rapid Prototyping to 3D-Printed Food and Bio-Printing. 5. Internet of Things: From ERP-MES Systems to Smart Devices. 6. Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality: from the Industrial Field to Other Areas.

7. Cloud Computing: Virtualization, Simulation and Cybersecurity. 8. Industry 4.0 and Operational Excellence: Technology at the Service of Organizational Routines and Vice Versa.

About the Editors

Antonio Sartal is currently a Postdoc researcher in the Department of Business Management and Marketing at New University of Vigo, Spain. He managed the Department of R&D of a food multinational for the past ten years, until he recently joined a research team working on technology management and organizational innovation. His research interests include the intersection of lean thinking, innovation management, and information technologies. He has published his work in Supply Chain Management: An Int. Journal, Journal of Cleaner Production, Int. Journal of Manufacturing Systems, Computer and Operations Research and IEEE Transactions On Engineering Management, among others.

Diego Carou received his PhD degree in industrial engineering fromthe National University of Distance Education (UNED) in 2013. He hasinternational postdoctoral experience in manufacturing process at severalEuropean universities. He currently works as Assistant Professor at theUniversity of Jaén. He has published more than 30 articles in journals andconferences, and book chapters. He also serves as reviewer for severalinternational journals.

J. Paulo Davim received his PhD in mechanical engineering in 1997, MSc degree in mechanical engineering (materials and manufacturing processes) in 1991, and mechanical engineering degree (5 years) in 1986, from the University of Porto (FEUP); the Aggregate title from the University of Coimbra in 2005; and a DSc from London Metropolitan University in 2013. He is Eur Ing and Senior Chartered Engineer by the Portuguese Institution of Engineers, with an MBA and specialist title in Engineering and Industrial Management. Currently, he is professor at the Department of Mechanical Engineering of the University of Aveiro. He has more than 30 years of teaching and research experience in manufacturing, materials, and mechanical engineering with special emphasis in machining and tribology. Recently, he has also had an interest in management/industrial engineering and higher education for sustainability/engineering education. He has received several scientific awards. He has worked as an evaluator of projects for international research agencies as well as examiner of PhD thesis for many universities. He is the editor in chief of several international journals, guest editor of journals, book editor, book series editor, and scientific advisory for many international journals and conferences. Presently, he is an editorial board member of 25 international journals and acts as reviewer for more than 80 prestigious Web of Science journals. In addition, he has also published as editor (and coeditor) more than 100 books and as author (and coauthor) more than 10 books, 80 book chapters, and 400 articles in journals and conferences (more than 200 articles in journals).

About the Series

Manufacturing Design and Technology

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
COMPUTERS / Database Management / Data Mining
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Industrial Engineering
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Industrial Design / General