Advanced Manufacturing and Automation V
Edited By: K. Wang; Y. Wang; J.O. Strandhagen; T Yu
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Advanced Manufacturing and Automation V contains the proceedings of the 5th International Workshop of Advanced Manufacturing and Automation (IWAMA 2015). This meeting continues the success of this important international workshop series and disseminates the works of academic and industrial experts, from around the world, in the areas of advanced manufacturing and automation.
The disciplines of manufacturing and automation have attained paramount importance and are vital factors for the maintenance and improvement of the economy of a nation and the quality of life. Manufacturing and automation are advancing at a rapid pace and new technologies are constantly emerging in the fields. The challenges faced by today’s engineers are forcing them to keep on top of the emerging trends through continuous research and development.
The papers comprising these proceedings cover various topics including: Robotics and automation; Computational intelligence; Design and optimization; Product life-cycle management; Integration of CAD/CAPP/CAM/CIMS; Advanced manufacturing systems; Manufacturing operations management; Knowledge-based manufacturing; Manufacturing quality control and management; Sustainable production; Diagnosis and prognosis of machines; Lean and agile manufacturing; Virtual and grid manufacturing; Resource and asset management; Logistics and supply chain management; RFID applications; Predictive maintenance; Reliability and maintainability in manufacturing; Project management; Renewable energy development; Environment protection; Intelligent detection