• Technology, Engineering & Agriculture
      July 2017

      Industrie 4.0

      Identifying and Tapping the Potential

      by Thomas Schulz

      Identifying and Tapping the Potential of Industrie 4.0 | The Reference Book on Digital Transformation in Industrial Production Digitalization has transformed the concept of industrial manufacturing substantially. The Internet of Things, machine-to-machine communication and connected manufacturing don’t stop short of any individual technological sector or market. This Fourth Industrial Revolution holds numerous chances as well as countless risks. In the reference book “Industrie 4.0”, renowned experts from various industries discuss the potential of a fundamental digital transformation. This topic and all its facets are profoundly elaborated and analyzed. The focus is not only on the potential but also on the details of implementation of Industrie 4.0 applications. The book is a practical guide for readers, helping them comprehend and implement the concept of industrial digitalization. Content – Excerpt: Digital revolution and digital transformation: How is the Internet of Things developing? What are the implications for machine and plant builders? Smart factories and connected adaptive production: Interoperability and M2M standards (SoA, OPC UA and TSN) How to establish non-proprietary, standardized interfaces in production. Smart products and innovative product development: Reference architecture (RAMI 4.0) – Explorative and agile development of smart solutions Smart services and new business models: Data driven business models for Industrie 4.0 and successful IoT business models Digital applications and data processing in the industry: Big Data in production, machine analytics and industrial analytics General framework, legal foundations and system security: Protection of know-how, cybersecurity and data security in the Industrie 4.0 context

    • Technology, Engineering & Agriculture
      December 2017

      OPC UA Best Practice Guide

      Fundamentals – Implementation – Upgrade – Practical Examples

      by Miriam Schleipen

      The complexity and functional scope of OPC UA are both a blessing and a curse: All details are documented in specifications, examples and numerous articles. At the same time, however, this abundance of data is in fact the biggest challenge. After all, the “normal” user doesn’t know where to start – this requires overview and some basic understanding of practical OPC UA application. The book presents available solutions, tools required for implementation as well as different implementation approaches. Use cases, lessons learned and best practices prepare readers for this future oriented technology. Content – Excerpt: No Industry 4.0 without OPC UA Practical application of architectures OPC UA companion Best practices - OPC UA security Profiles, conformity check, certification OPC UA information models Process model for the introduction of OPC UA in production facilities Upgrade options Products Implementation support, user reports Updates / More information via online service

    • Technology, Engineering & Agriculture

      Basic Course IEC 1131

      Sample programs for process automation

      by Karl Pusch

      The programming languages to IEC 1131 and EN 61131 provide a worldwide standard for automation technology. 135 sample programs and over 90 questions on various topics are cited here to explain the principles of this programming method. The emphasis is on work with variables, the use of the function-element language, FBS, and the language Structured Text. The enclosed CD-ROM contains all the sample programs and solutions to the problems posed created using the programming software Multiprog wt 2.0 from Klöpper and Wiege. It also provides version 1.03 of PC-WORX from Phoenix Contact.

    • Technology, Engineering & Agriculture
      March 2018

      Development and construction for additive manufacturing

      Principles and methods for use in industrial end customer products

      by Klahn, Meboldt, Fontana, Leutenecker-Twelsieck, Jansen

      The entry into the additive manufacturing (AM) of serial and end customer parts is a challenge for many companies: standards, dimensioning bases, design methods, technical-economic calculation bases, CAD tools and experience for the development of additive serial and end customer parts still not exist for the most part or are not established. Industrial enterprises that have the goal to develop additively manufactured end customer parts are quickly faced with similar questions. With practice-oriented methods and examples, the book addresses these questions: Which AM methods are available and which are suitable for industrial end-user components? (Section 2) How can AM processes be combined with conventional production? (Section 3) What is the digital process chain? (Section 4) What is the quality of AM components and how can they be tested? (Section 5) What is the cost structure of AM components? (Section 6) What are established application fields for AM? (Section 7) How can potential-free components and application fields of the AM be identified? (Section 8) How are components designed for AM optimally? (Section 9) What are examples of successfully implemented AM end-user components? (Section 10) What are the steps by which AM can successfully be implemented in the company? (Section 11) The book is a basic work for the industrial development and construction of additively manufactured series and end customer parts, by providing practical methods and knowledge, which support a successful implementation of additive processes in companies. In addition to new methods and procedures, the book demonstrates the possibilities of implementation by means of a large number of successful product examples from the industry.

    • Technology, Engineering & Agriculture
      June 2018

      Industrial Robots

      Planning - Integration – Trends

      by Gunther Reinhart, Alejandro Magaña Flores, Carola Zwicker

      Due to their flexibility and economic efficiency, industrial robots have proven to be a key technology in various areas along the production chain. Current developments in production show that robots are increasingly able to replace established technologies in many manufacturing, assembly and logistics processes. It is not without reason that, in addition to large companies such as automobile manufacturers, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) have also begun to include industrial robots in their production processes. This book is a handbook for SMEs with tips and tricks on the use of robots. The most important fundamentals of robotics are taught and methods are explained how to evaluate whether a product or process can be automated by using robots. Here, not only the technical features but also safety-relevant points and economic aspects are considered. In addition to feasibility, the size and risk of an investment for SMEs is an important basis for a decision. How can the robot be sensibly integrated into production? What needs to be taken into account when planning new and redesigning existing buildings? This book presents the individual planning steps in detail and explains them with examples. The free online service InfoClick provides checklists and templates for the individual steps in line with the most important steps. From the content: Basics of industrial robotics Technical feasibility feasibility study Conception and planning assimilation trends Further information / updates in the online service

    • Technology, Engineering & Agriculture
      September 2004

      Grundriß der praktischen Regelungstechnik

      by Erwin Samal, Christian Spieker, Fabian Dirk

      Seit nunmehr vier Jahrzehnten das Standardwerk für jeden Praktiker! Anders als in mathematisch orientierten Darstellungen stehen die physikalisch-technischen Zusammenhänge und die praktische Regelungstechnik im Vordergrund dieses Werkes. Die Beispiele aus der Praxis sind didaktisch so geschickt und ohne großen theoretischen Aufwand gewählt, dass das Buch sich auch als Einstiegswerk in den großen Bereich der Regelungstechnik etabliert hat.

    • Technology, Engineering & Agriculture
      May 2010

      Regelungstechnik 1

      Lineare und Nichtlineare Regelung, Rechnergestützter Reglerentwurf

      by Gerd Schulz

      Regelungstechnik 1 führt auf anschauliche Art und Weise und unter Verwendung vieler Schaubilder und Diagramme in die Thematik ein. Das notwendige theoretische Hintergrundwissen - Aufstellen und Lösen linearer Differentialgleichungen, Ortskurvendarstellungen, Laplace-Transformation - wird ausführlich behandelt. Zum selbstständigen Erarbeiten des Lehrstoffes dienen die vielen durchgerechneten Beispiele und Aufgaben mit Lösungen.

    • Technology, Engineering & Agriculture
      December 2009

      Systeme der Regelungstechnik mit MATLAB und Simulink

      Analyse und Simulation

      by Helmut Bode

      Das Werk stellt die Einsatzmöglichkeiten von MATLAB und Simulink in der Regelungstechnik zur Analyse und Simulation dynamischer Systeme dar. Es wird eine sehr elementare Darstellung der Einsatzmöglichkeiten der Software gegeben, die dadurch ausgezeichnet für den Einsatz in der Lehre geeignet ist. Nach einer kurzen Einführung in den Umgang mit MATLAB und Simulink wird die Benutzung der Software zur computergestützten Simulation dynamischer Systeme vorgeführt. Es werden exemplarische regelungstechnische Probleme modelliert und simuliert. Die dazu eingesetzten MATLAB-Codes werden dargestellt und auf den Internetseiten zum Download angeboten.

    • Technology, Engineering & Agriculture
      April 2013

      Computational Intelligence

      Eine Einführung in Probleme, Methoden und technische Anwendungen

      by Andreas Kroll

      Beschreibung, Analyse und Entwurf technischer Systeme werden zunehmend komplexer und erfordern neuartige Lösungsansätze. Durch die Natur inspiriert entstanden verschiedene Berechnungsverfahren, die im Wissenschaftsgebiet der Computational Intelligence (CI) zusammengefasst sind. Hierzu zählen die etablierten Kernbereiche der Fuzzy-Systeme, Künstliche Neuronale Netze und Evolutionäre Algorithmen sowie aus diesen zusammengeführte Hybride Methoden. Hinzu kommen die noch jungen Gebiete der Schwarmintelligenz und der künstlichen Immunsysteme. So bewegt sich die CI an der Schnittstelle zwischen Ingenieurswissenschaften und Informatik. Dieses Buch bietet eine gut verständliche, vereinheitlichende und anwendungsorientierte Einführung in das Thema und vermittelt Studenten und berufstätigen Ingenieuren das notwendige Fachwissen. Neben den methodischen Erläuterungen sind einfach nachvollziehbare Beispiele integriert, die die Funktion der Methoden veranschaulichen. Darüber hinaus wurden Praxisbeispiele zur Illustration der praktischen Relevanz aufgenommen. Die Musterlösungen für Dozenten können auf der geschützten Webseite http://www.uni-kassel.de/go/ci-buch heruntergeladen werden.

    • Science & Mathematics
      January 2019

      Impedance Spectroscopy

      Advanced Applications: Battery Research, Bioimpedance, System Design

      by Olfa Kanoun

      Impedance Spectroscopy is a powerful measurement method used in many application fields such as electrochemistry, material science, biology and medicine, semiconductor industry and sensors. Using the complex impedance at various frequencies increases the informational basis that can be gained during a measurement. It helps to separate different effects that contribute to a measurement and, together with advanced mathematical methods, non-accessible quantities can be calculated. This book covers new advances in the field of impedance spectroscopy including fundamentals, methods and applications. It releases scientific contributions from the International Workshop on Impedance Spectroscopy (IWIS) as extended chapters including detailed information about recent scientific research results. The book includes typically subsections on: Fundamental of Impedance Spectroscopy Bio impedance Techniques and Applications Impedance Spectroscopy for Energy Storage Systems Sensors Based on Impedance Spectroscopy Measurement systems Excitation Signals Modeling Parameter extraction

    • Technology, Engineering & Agriculture
      June 2018

      Control Engineering


      by Jing Sun

      The book introduces the fundamentals (principle, structure, characteristics, classification etc.) of control systems. The dynamic behavior are also illustrated in detail. The authors also present the time/ frequency/stability/error response analyses of control system. This book is an essential reference for graduate students, scientists and practitioner in the research fields of mechanical and electrical engineering.

    • Business, Economics & Law
      September 2018

      Wafer Fabrication

      Automatic Materiel Handling System

      by Jie Zhang, Huazhong University of Science and Technology

      This book systematically introduces modeling, performance evaluation and applications of Automatic Materiel Handling System (AMHS) in semiconductor manufactucing, and focuses discussion on the coordination of two subsystems. Resources dispatch and optimization are conducted on operational research combined with cases studies. Written in a practical way, it is an essential reference for researchers and engineers in manufacturing and management.

    • Science & Mathematics
      May 2018

      Softwareagenten in der Industrie 4.0

      by Birgit Vogel-Heuser

      Dieses Werk fasst Beiträge zum Stand der Technik und der Forschung von Agentensystemen zusammen, die im GMA-Fachausschuss 5.15 »Agentensysteme« von Fachleuten aus Wissenschaft und Industrie erarbeitet wurden. Ein sich fl exibel auf Änderungen anpassendes Automatisierungssystem ist einer der Schlüssel von Industrie 4.0. Dies zeigt sich bereits heute in der hohen Vernetzung eingebetteter Systeme in den verschiedensten industriellen und öffentlichen Bereichen. Um die Funktionalität weiter zu verbessern, nimmt die Instrumentierung zu und damit die Komplexität im Maschinen- und Anlagenbau, der Gebäudeautomatisierung sowie im Energiemanagement. Die Automatisierungssoftware muss fl exibel und ohne großen Aufwand anpassbar sein, um diesen Anforderungen an Flexibilität, Zuverlässigkeit Adaptivität und Adaptierbarkeit zu genügen. Agenten sind ein Schlüsselparadigma um diese Herausforderungen zu lösen. Mit Agenten kann der Schritt in Richtung Industrie 4.0 vollzogen werden – weg von hierarchischen, statischen Systemen, hin zu flexiblen und dezentralen Netzwerken, die sich aus kooperierenden, rekonfi gurierbaren, selbst heilenden und nach Störungen wiederanlaufenden Elementen zusammensetzen.

    • Technology, Engineering & Agriculture
      July 2018

      Communication and Signal Processing

      Extended Papers

      by Faouzi Derbel, Nabil Derbel, Olfa Kanoun

      THE SERIES: ADVANCES IN SYSTEMS, SIGNALS AND DEVICES Systems, Signals & Devices is one of the large specializations in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering and computer sciences. It derives input from physics, mathematics and is an indispensable feature of all natural- and life sciences in research and in application. The new series “Advances in Systems, Signals and Devices” presents original publications mainly from speakers on the International Multi-Conference on Systems, Signal and Devices but also from other international authors. The Conference is a forum for researchers and specialists in different fi elds covering all types of sensors and measurement systems.

    • Science & Mathematics
      September 2018

      Hydrogen-Air PEM Fuel Cell

      Integration, Modeling and Control

      by Shiwen Tong, Dianwei Qian, Chunlei Huo

      The book presents the modeling and control of hydrogen-air PEM fuel cell, including simultaneous estimation of the parameters and states, fuzzy cluster modeling, SPM-based predictive control, advanced fuzzy control, etc. MATLAB/Simulink-based modeling and control programs are also discussed in detail. With abundant practical programs and source codes, it is an essential reference for both scientists and industrial engineers.

    • Teaching, Language & Reference
      August 1997


      by Hans Hart, Werner Lotze, Eugen-Georg Woschni

    • Science & Mathematics
      April 1975

      Matematische Systemtheorie

      Dynamische Konstruktionen

      by Franz Pichler

    • Science & Mathematics
      June 2018

      Smart Grids

      Multi-objective Optimization in Dispatching

      by Qiang Lu, Ying Chen, Xuemin Zhang, Tsinghua University Press

      The book systematically introduces smart power system design and its infrastructure, platform and operating standards. It focuses on multi-objective optimization and illustrates where the intelligence of the system lies. With abundant project data, this book is a practical guideline for engineers and researchers in electrical engineering, as well as power network designers and managers in administration.

    • Technology, Engineering & Agriculture
      September 2018

      Compliant systems

      Mechanics of flexible mechanisms, actuators and sensors

      by Lena Zentner, Sebastian Linß

      Compliant mechanisms and actuators are growing in importance due to their benefits in robotics, medical technology, sensor applications, or in handling compressible objects. This book helps to understand the mechanical behavior of compliant systems. Suggested classifications and different modeling methods are shown that allow for the description of compliant systems.

    • Technology, Engineering & Agriculture
      July 2018

      Systems Control Theory

      by Xiangjie Liu, China Science Publishing & Media Ltd.

      The book provides an up-to-date overview of modern control methods based on system models. Linear transformation of state vector, solution of state space model, stable analysis, state feedback and observer are discussed in detail. Throughout the book, computational problems are solved with MATLAB. The book is an essential text for graduate students and researchers in control engineering, mechanical, and electrical engineering.

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