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Design and Configuration of the Smart Manufacturing Systems Test Bed



Thomas D. Hedberg, Moneer M. Helu


The purpose of this document is to describe the design and configuration of the NIST Smart Manufacturing Systems Test Bed. Prospective developers, technical-assessment personnel, researchers, and interested end-users are the intended audience of this document. This document will provide a high-level overview of the SMS Test Bed and direct the reader to additional documentation to support fully using and replicated the SMS Test Bed.
Advanced Manufacturing Series (NIST AMS) - 200-1
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manufacturing, SMS Test Bed, digital thread


Hedberg, T. and Helu, M. (2017), Design and Configuration of the Smart Manufacturing Systems Test Bed, Advanced Manufacturing Series (NIST AMS), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], (Accessed July 14, 2024)


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Created December 18, 2017, Updated November 10, 2018