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An Information Reporting Web Service Framework for Integration of Gate-to-Gate Process-to-Energy Metrics

  • Lewis John McGibbney
  • Mark Peng
  • Kincho Law
Conference paper
Part of the IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology book series (IFIPAICT, volume 414)

Abstract

Modern day manufacturing is required to respond to many facets of dynamic change including consumer and technological trending, increasing levels of legislation, fluctuation of competitor market strategy and total available market based on domestic and international trading conditions amongst others. High up on the supply chain agenda and a topic of continually increasing importance is energy efficiency. This paper presents an information reporting service framework for gate-to-gate (G2G) process-to-energy (P2E) metrics. Our use case focuses on obtaining energy performance information associated with welding robots used in assembly process.

Keywords

sustainable manufacturing automotive assembly energy metrics reporting 

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© IFIP International Federation for Information Processing 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  • Lewis John McGibbney
    • 1
  • Mark Peng
    • 1
  • Kincho Law
    • 1
  1. 1.Civil and Environmental EngineeringStanford UniversityStanfordUSA

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