Neutral Interface for Assembly and Manufacturing Related Knowledge Exchange in Heterogeneous Design Environment

  • Minna Lanz
  • Roberto Rodriguez
  • Pasi Luostarinen
  • Reijo Tuokko
Part of the IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology book series (IFIPAICT, volume 315)

Abstract

The goals of this research are to provide overview of the recent activities in the field of design of manufacturing and assembly processes from the knowledge share point of view and propose a solution how to connect products to the manufacturing or assembly processes and suitable systems. The research conducted here starts with the assumption of connectivity of three design domains: product, process and system design domains. The characteristics of the product are pre-describing the set of the processes needed to manufacture and/or assemble the product. The description of the product defines constraints for the suitable processes. The processes are pre-defining the system requirements and constraining the set of systems capable of carrying out the needed processes. From the technical point of view the goal is also to provide an information architecture, where the relations exist between these three domains.

Keywords

Ontology knowledge exchange knowledge base 

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Copyright information

© IFIP International Federation for Information Processing 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  • Minna Lanz
    • 1
  • Roberto Rodriguez
    • 1
  • Pasi Luostarinen
    • 1
  • Reijo Tuokko
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Production EngineeringTampere University of TechnologyTampereFinland

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