1st Edition

Sustainable Manufacturing for Industry 4.0 An Augmented Approach

    280 Pages 78 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    280 Pages 78 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    Industry 4.0 promises tremendous opportunities for industries to go green by leveraging virtual physical systems and internet driven technologies for a competitive advantage and set the platform for the factory of the future and smart manufacturing.

    The book provides measures that can be adopted by practicing design engineers, to develop products that will be sustainable in all stages of its life cycle. It helps organizations in implementation of sustainable manufacturing practices and formulation of critical strategies in their transition towards Industry 4.0., and the book will provide insights on ways of deploying these practices in correlation with the environmental benefits mapped to support the practicing managers and stakeholders.


    • Assists in the understanding of the shifting paradigm in manufacturing sector towards smart and sustainable practices
    • Showcases contemporary technologies and their insurgence in existing industries
    • Focuses on need, applications, and implementation framework for Industry 4.0
    • Encapsulates all that one has to learn about sustainability and its transformation in Industry 4.0
    • Real time case studies are presented

    Section 1: Concept of Industry 4.0. 1. Introduction and Evolution of Industry 4.0. 2. Characteristics and Design Principles of Industry 4.0. 3. Applications and Impact of Industry 4.0 on Manufacturing. Section 2: Sustainable Manufacturing and Industry 4.0. 4. Environmentally Conscious Manufacturing and its Need. 5. Design for Sustainability and its Framework. 6. Orientation of Sustainable Product Development. 7. Influence of Sustainability on Industry 4.0. Section 3: Innovation in Manufacturing for Sustainable Smart Factories. 8. Role of Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) in Manufacturing. 9. Big data and its Importance in Manufacturing. 10. Intelligent Manufacturing using Cyber Physical Systems (CPS). 11. Networking for Industry 4.0. 12. Cloud Manufacturing and Importance of Cyber-Security. 13. Adoption of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) for Industry 4.0. Section 4: Decision Making to Achieve Sustainability in Factories. 14. Expert Decision Support System for Industry 4.0. 15. Data Analytics and Industry 4.0. 16. Artificial Intelligence and Industry 4.0. 17. Role of Machine Learning in Industry 4.0. 18. Software Development for Industry 4.0. 19 Applications of Augmented Reality, Simulation, Optimization. Section 5: Sustainable SMART Factories: Compliance to Environmental Standards. 20. Smart Eco Conscious Manufacturing and Clean Development Mechanism. 21. Industrial Symbiosis and Circular Economy for Future Factories. 22. Resource Conservation and Recycling in Industry 4.0. 23. Monitoring Manufacturing Process Parameters for Negative Environmental impacts. 24. ERP Systems and Supply Chain Management in Industry 4.0. 25. Importance of Additive Manufacturing: Factories of the Future. 26. End of Life Disposal and Sustainable Industrial Waste Management in Industry 4.0. Section 6: Ensuring Sustainability in Industry 4.0: Implementation Framework. 27. Understanding Manufacturing Sustainability Characteristics. 28. Guidelines for Ensuring Sustainability in Industry 4.0. 29. Development of Process Based Framework Model for Industry 4.0. 30. Case Studies: Sustaining the Global Competiveness with Industry 4.0.


    K. Jayakrishna, Vimal K.E.K., S. Aravind Raj, Asela K. Kulatunga, M.T.H. Sultan, J. Paulo Davim