1st Edition

Sustainable Manufacturing for Industry 4.0
An Augmented Approach

ISBN 9781138606845
Published October 19, 2020 by CRC Press
280 Pages 78 B/W Illustrations

USD $170.00

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Book Description

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

Table of Contents

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.

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K. Jayakrishna is an Associate professor in the School of Mechanical Engineering at the Vellore Institute of Technology University, India. Dr. Jayakrishna’s research is focused on the design and management of manufacturing systems and supply chains to enhance efficiency, productivity and sustainability performance. More recent research is in the area of developing tools and techniques to enable value creation through sustainable manufacturing, including methods to facilitate more sustainable product design for closed-loop material flow in industrial symbiotic setup, and developing sustainable products using hybrid bio composites. He has mentored undergraduate and graduate students (2 M.Tech Thesis and 24 B.Tech Thesis) which have so far led to 40 journal publications in leading SCI/ SCOPUS Indexed journals, 17 book chapters, and 85 refereed conference proceedings. Dr. Jayakrishna’s team has received numerous awards in recognition for the quality of the work that has been produced. He teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in the manufacturing and industrial systems area and his initiatives to improve teaching effectiveness have been recognized through national awards. He has also been awarded Institution of Engineers (India)-Young Engineer Award in 2019 and Distinguished Researcher Award in the field of Sustainable Systems Engineering in 2019 by International Institute of Organized Research.

Vimal KEK received the Ph.D. degree in Sustainable Manufacturing in 2016 and the M.Tech degree in Industrial Engineering in 2012 from National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli, India, the bachelor's degree in Production Engineering in 2010, from the PSG College of Technology, India. He has more than nine years of teaching and research experience in Mechanical Engineering with special emphasis on sustainability and environment-conscious manufacturing. He also has interests in operations and advanced manufacturing concepts, namely: lean and agile manufacturing.  He has worked as Guest Editor of International journals of Enterprise Network Management and Polymer & Polymer Composites. Presently, he acts as a reviewer for more than 10 prestigious Web of Science journals. Besides, he has also published as the author (and co-author) more than 8 book chapters and 40 articles in journals and conferences. He is currently working as Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Patna, India

S. Aravind Raj is currently working as Associate Professor in the School of Mechanical Engineering at the Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore, India. He received his doctorate degree in Industrial Engineering from the National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli in 2014. His research area is focused on Agile manufacturing process and their applications in manufacturing industries. Recent work focuses on Industrial Engineering, Additive Manufacturing, Industry 4.0 projects. He has published 20 International journals papers in leading SCI/ SCOPUS Indexed journals and 34 papers in International conferences; he is co-author for four book chapters and edited one book. He is reviewer of reputed international journals. He has received several awards including Doctoral Scholarship and Best Paper Award.

K.M.A.K. Kulatunga is an academic, researcher and consultant in the area of Sustainable Manufacturing, Climate Change mitigation and Green Logistics and Supply Chain Management over thirteen years of experience in local and foreign assignments. Provide research, consultancy and training services to the manufacturing sector and other local and foreign institutes. Expert in the areas of Life Cycle Assessment, Eco-innovation / Eco Design and Green Logistics and Supply Chain Management. More than 8 years of experience in UNIDO and UNEP initiated projects. Promoter of Sustainable Consumption and Production and Accredited Professional of Green Building Council of Sri Lanka ad Member of Europe Roundtable for Sustainable Consumption and Production (MERSCP)IR.

Mohamed Thariq Bin Haji Hameed Sultan is a Professional Engineer (PEng) registered under the Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM), Charted Engineer registered with the board of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers United Kingdom, currently attached with Universiti Putra Malaysia as a Director of Aerospace Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC), Faculty of Engineering, UPM Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia. Being a Director of AMRC, he is also appointed as an Independent Scientific Advisor to Aerospace Malaysia Innovation Centre (AMIC) based in Cyberjaya, Selangor, Malaysia. He received his Ph.D. from University of Sheffield, United Kingdom. His area of research includes Hybrid Composites, Advance Materials, Structural Health Monitoring and Impact Studies. He has published more than 100 International journal papers. Currently, he an Associate Professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering, Universiti Putra Malaysia.

J. Paulo Davim received the Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering in 1997, the M.Sc. degree in Mechanical Engineering in 1991, the Mechanical Engineer degree (MEng-5 years) in 1986, from the University of Porto (FEUP), the Aggregate title (Full Habilitation) from the University of Coimbra in 2005 and the D.Sc. from London Metropolitan University in 2013. He is Eur Ing by FEANI-Brussels and Senior Chartered Engineer by the Portuguese Institution of Engineers with a MBA and Specialist title in Engineering and Industrial Management. Currently, he is Professor at the Department of Mechanical Engineering of the University of Aveiro, Portugal. He is the Editor in Chief of several international journals, Guest Editor of journals, books 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. He has also published more than 110 books, 70 book chapters and 400 articles in journals and conferences.