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Manufacturing systems design & analysis

News and Updates

New Tool to Account for Uncertainty

Cost examinations often run into the challenge of data uncertainty, where variables in the calculation (e.g., price of gasoline) will fluctuate over the study

Projects and Programs

Extended Digital Thread

The Extended Digital Thread (EDT) project will deliver standards, methods, protocols and tools to enable interoperability of significantly more product and

Publications

Uncertainties for Machine Tool Modeling

Author(s)
Guodong Shao, William Stann
Machine tool models play an important role to support decision-making for machine tool procurement, process planning, and production scheduling in manufacturing

ARES: Automated Risk Estimation in Smart Sensor Environments

Author(s)
Athanasios Dimitriadis, Jose L. Flores, Boonserm Kulvatunyou, Nenad Ivezic, Ioannis Mavridis
Industry 4.0 adoption demands integrability, interoperability, composability, and security. Currently, integrability, interoperability and composability are

Software

Smart Investment Tool

This tool calculates metrics for investment analysis documented in NIST Advanced manufacturing Series 200-5. It calculates net present value, internal rate of

Manufacturing Cost Guide

The Manufacturing Cost Guide is a tool that estimates the costs that US manufacturers face and can be used to help gauge the potential returns on manufacturing

Tools and Instruments

Awards

SME Fellow

Albert J. Wavering III is the acting deputy director of National Institute of Standards & Technology's Manufacturing Engineering Laboratory