Frontiers of Mechanical Engineering

, Volume 11, Issue 4, pp 325–327 | Cite as

Atomic and close-to-atomic scale manufacturing—A trend in manufacturing development

Prospect

Abstract

Manufacturing is the foundation of a nation’s economy. It is the primary industry to promote economic and social development. To accelerate and upgrade China’s manufacturing sector from “precision manufacturing” to “high-performance and high-quality manufacturing”, a new breakthrough should be found in terms of achieving a “leap-frog development”. Unlike conventional manufacturing, the fundamental theory of “Manufacturing 3.0” is beyond the scope of conventional theory; rather, it is based on new principles and theories at the atomic and/or closeto- atomic scale. Obtaining a dominant role at the international level is a strategic move for China’s progress.

Keywords

atomic manufacturing Manufacturing 3.0 Manufacturing 2025 Industry 4.0 

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

References

  1. 1.
    The State Council. Announcement from the State Council of the People’s Republic of China on issuing the “Made in China 2025” (State Issue No. 28, 2015). 2015, Retrieved from http://www.miit. gov.cn/n1146295/n1146562/n1146650/c3875585/content.html (in Chinese)Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    Fang F Z, Manufacturing 3.0 (invited seminar), University College Dublin, 11 November, 2014Google Scholar
  3. 3.
    Fang F Z. The relevant progress of nano manufacturing basic research. Chinese Basic Science, 2014, 5: 9–15 (in Chinese)Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Higher Education Press and Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.State Key Laboratory of Precision Measuring Technology and Instruments, Center of MicroNano Manufacturing Technology—MNMTTianjin UniversityTianjinChina

Personalised recommendations