Xu, Zhijie (2003) Controlling Plant-Floor Activities in an E-Manufacturing Enterprise. In: Proceedings of the 2003 Chinese Automation and Computing Conference in the UK (CACSUK'2003). University of Luton, Luton.Metadata only available from this repository.
The Internet has been transforming the business world with the Web-based and customer-oriented technologies. It is anticipated the front-end ordering capability of e-commerce will one day be converged with the back-end execution processes of the production plants. So manufacturers will be able to handle business at the speed of the Internet. The paper reports an effort to construct a J2EE-based e-manufacturing system. In this design, the front end ordering system, the middle layer distributed virtual enterprise, and the production control systems are integrated using Java technologies. The plant-floor control is simulated in a virtual manufacturing cell and the verified operation plan can be transferred to a java-enabled real manufacturing cell.
|Item Type:||Book Chapter|
|Subjects:||T Technology > T Technology (General)|
|Schools:||School of Computing and Engineering|
School of Computing and Engineering > Computer Graphics, Imaging and Vision Research Group
|Depositing User:||Yuanping Xu|
|Date Deposited:||06 May 2009 16:51|
|Last Modified:||05 Jan 2011 13:26|
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