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Production Control Module for the AMRF

Published

Author(s)

Albert T. Jones, Charles R. McLean

Abstract

The Automated Manufacturing Research Facility (AMRF) is being established at the National Bureau of Standards. This manufacturing testbed provides a means for conducting research in automated metrology and interface standards for the factory of the future. A five layer control hierarchy has been proposed to manage the real-time control of this facility. A careful examination of the functions performed at each level within this hierarchy indicates that a standard internal structure for control modules is possible. This paper describes the internal structure, external interfaces, and implementation techniques for such a production control module which can be utilized at each level in this hierarchy.
Proceedings Title
Proceedings of the 1985 ASME Computers in Engineering Conference
Conference Location
, USA

Keywords

AMRF, control model, real-time control, manufacturing

Citation

Jones, A. and McLean, C. (1985), Production Control Module for the AMRF, Proceedings of the 1985 ASME Computers in Engineering Conference, , USA (Accessed April 15, 2024)
Created October 31, 1985, Updated October 12, 2021