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Product Lifecycle Management (PLM): A Digital Journey Using Industrial Internet of Things (IIot) provides a summary of the essential topics of Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) in the era of Industry 4.0.
The book discusses emerging technologies, their contribution towards enhancing product design, development, and manufacturing. It also presents the integration of PLM, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), and Manufacturing Execution System (MES) along with IIoT as well the integration of mechanical, electronic components, embedded systems, firmware and software focusing on smart design, development, and manufacturing in the digital transformation journey. The book provides a high-level overview of how the smart product development through smart manufacturing materializes within the smart ecosystem.
Manufacturing professionals, designers, mechanical, electrical, electronics, instrumentation and industrial engineers, information and communication technology consultants and those working in production planning, process control, and operations will find this book invaluable.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: PLM Components
PLM facility in an Enterprise
Components of PLM
Levels of PLM
Feasible value of PLM
Chapter 2: PLM ecosystem
Goal of Integrating PLM with ERP
Integration of ERP, MES
Integration of PLM, ERP, MES
Integration of PLM, ALM, SLM
Integration of PLM with SCM
What Business needed to learn about PLM in the period of Industry 4.0?
Digital Transformation of PLM
Chapter 3: Evolution of IIoT
IoT in manufacturing environment
Augmentation of smart device
Technological drive of Process
Business Value Stream of IIoT
End to End IIoT environment
Chapter 4: Smart Product Development
Physical to Smart product
Connected Product Development
Smart Product Ecosystem
Chapter 5: Convergence of PLM with IIoT
Digital Collaboration to Digital Transformation
Industry 4.0 leverage PLM
SMART PLM or I-PLM 4.0
Business Challenges of Digital Transformation
Mitigation of digital transformation challenges
Benefits of Digital Transformation
Chapter 6: Industry 4.0 technologies that enhance PLM
Technologies of Industry 4.0
PLM housed through Cloud computing
Chapter 7: PLM using IIoT Use case
PLM Use Case
PLM – ERP integration Use Case
PLM – ERP – MES integration Use Case
PLM – IIoT integration Use Case
IIoT Involvement in Other Industries, Sensors, and Coummunication
Return on Investment
Uthayan Elangovan has 16 years of dynamic experience, which ranges from product lifecycle management (PLM) to Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) consulting for assorted scope of associations, including automotive, electrical, medical, industrial, and electronics enterprises. He help and lead PLM, IIoT usage and sub-ventures with cutting edge collaboration tools and techniques give consulting to worldwide clients. Energetic about PLM, IIoT and its effect on product development guaranteeing PLM – IIoT system meets client deliverable’s while supporting business process. Having been interested in manufacturing technological advancement in automation, influenced him to author his first book titled "Smart Automation to Smart Manufacturing – Industrial Internet of Things", was named as one of the best Manufacturing Automation ebooks of all time by BookAuthority. He holds a bachelors in mechanical engineering from Kongu Engineering College and masters in computer integrated manufacturing from PSG College of Technology. He currently resides in Tamilnadu, India, and is practicing as consultant—PLM and IIoT, providing business and education consulting through his consulting firm – Neel SMARTEC Consulting , guest lectures, conducting seminars, workshops, and training besides available for private consultations.