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An Integrated Information System for Route Inspection in Manufacturing

  • Zhang Qing 
  • Xu Guanghua 
  • Wang Jing 
  • Liu Dan 
Conference paper
Part of the IFIP International Federation for Information Processing book series (IFIPAICT, volume 205)

Abstract

Medium and small equipments in manufacturing are numerous, various and dispersive, so route inspection is the best method to acquire their condition information for its flexibility and low costs. In this paper, an integrated information system for route inspection is constructed to achieve distributed information acquisition on a large scale and centralized information management in a well order. Firstly, the information transfer model of route inspection is erected to describe information demands of route inspection participant. Then, several key problems, such as the instrument for information acquiring, information administration mode, interaction mode and security, are resolved respectively. Finally, three units, workstation, server and client are developed to acquire, manage and utilize the information. They are integrated into a whole system called MTREE, which has been applied into several steel enterprises successfully.

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Copyright information

© International Federation for Information Processing 2006

Authors and Affiliations

  • Zhang Qing 
    • 1
  • Xu Guanghua 
    • 2
  • Wang Jing 
    • 1
  • Liu Dan 
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Instrument Science and Technology, School of Mechanical EngineeringXi’an Jiaotong UniversityXi’anP.R. China
  2. 2.State Key Laboratory for Manufacturing Systems EngineeringXi’an Jiaotong UniversityXi’anP.R. China

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