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Temporal Exemplar Channels in High-Multipath Environments

May 24, 2021
Author(s)
Mohamed Hany, Peter Vouras, Rob Jones, Rick Candell, Kate Remley
Industrial wireless plays a crucial role in cyber-physical system (CPS) advances for the future vision of smart manufacturing. However, industrial wireless environments are different from each other and are different from home and office environments

A Collaborative Robot Work-Cell Testbed for Industrial Wireless Communications

May 19, 2021
Author(s)
Yongkang Liu, Mohamed Hany, Karl Montgomery, Rick Candell
We propose a new testbed for assessing the performance of wireless techniques in support of industrial operations. We developed a collaborative robot work-cell manufacturing scenario as the emulated cyber-physical system (CPS) model. Specifically, data

Wireless User Requirements for the Factory Workcell

February 8, 2021
Author(s)
Karl Montgomery, Richard Candell, Mohamed Hany, Yongkang Liu
Wireless communication is becoming crucial to advanced manufacturing. Industry 4.0 and Smart Manufacturing depend on networked industrial automation systems. The term Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) has been used to describe the deployment of

Standard Connections for IIoT Empowered Smart Manufacturing

September 12, 2020
Author(s)
Yan Lu, Paul W. Witherell, Albert W. Jones
The use of Industrial Internet-of-Things (IIoT) and related technology promises to transform manufacturing to the fourth Industry revolution era essentialized by "ubiquitous connectivity." IIoT allows new and unprecedented interactions amongst hardware

Industrial Wireless Deployments in the Navy Shipyard

August 31, 2020
Author(s)
Richard Candell, Karl R. Montgomery, Yongkang Liu, Mohamed T. Hany
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the Office of Naval Research (ONR) have partnered to investigate the application of digital manufacturing methods and technologies within the navy shipyard. As a part of the effort, wireless

Connecting, Deploying, and Using the Smart Manufacturing Systems Test Bed

July 16, 2020
Author(s)
Moneer M. Helu, Thomas D. Hedberg Jr.
This report describes how different smart manufacturing standards and technologies, such as MTConnect, were integrated in the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Smart Manufacturing Systems (SMS) Test Bed to support the collection

Recommendations for Collecting, Curating, and Re-Using Manufacturing Data

July 16, 2020
Author(s)
Moneer M. Helu, Thomas D. Hedberg Jr.
This report provides general recommendations for collecting, curating, and re-using manufacturing data from both additive and subtractive processes. The intended audience includes researchers, technical-assessment personnel, and end-users who would like to

Smart Manufacturing Testbed for the Advancement of Wireless Adoption in the Factory

July 10, 2020
Author(s)
Richard Candell, Yongkang Liu, Mohamed T. Hany, Karl R. Montgomery, Sebti Foufou
Wireless communication is a key enabling technology central to the advancement of the goals of the Industry 4.0 smart manufacturing concept. Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology are constructing a testbed to aid in the adoption

A Graph Database Approach to Wireless IIoT Work-cell Performance Evaluation

February 28, 2020
Author(s)
Richard Candell, Mohamed T. Hany, Yongkang Liu, Karl R. Montgomery, Sebti Foufou
The work-cell is an essential industrial environment for testing wireless communication techniques in factory automation processes. A new testbed was recently designed and developed to facilitate such studies in work-cells by replicating various data flows

DIGITAL TWIN FOR SMART MANUFACTURING: THE SIMULATION ASPECT

December 11, 2019
Author(s)
Guodong Shao, Sanjay Jain, Christoph Laroque, Loo Hay Lee, Peter Lendermann, Oliver Rose
The purpose of this panel is to discuss the state of the art in digital twin for manufacturing research and practice from the perspective of the simulation community. The panelists come from the US, Europe, and Asia representing academia, industry, and

Wireless User Requirements for the Factory Workcell

October 2, 2019
Author(s)
Karl Montgomery, Richard Candell, Yongkang Liu, Mohamed Hany
Wireless communication is becoming crucial to advanced manufacturing. Industry 4.0 and Smart Manufacturing depend on networked industrial automation systems. The term Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) has been used to describe the deployment of

Modeling a Supply Chain Reference Ontology Based on a Top-Level Ontology

August 19, 2019
Author(s)
Boonserm Kulvatunyou, Farhad Ameri
Several ontologies have been introduced in the domain of supply chain over the past decade with the promise of enabling a true supply chain interoperability. However, the existing supply chain ontologies have several gaps with respect to completeness

Testing of the MTConnect – OPC-UA Companion Specification

June 14, 2019
Author(s)
Ryan Fisher, Guodong Shao
Smart Manufacturing (SM) is the future of the manufacturing industry. Seamless, accurate, and fast connection and communications among devices are critical for SM. By leveraging information technologies, devices can dynamically communicate with each other

Design Space Exploration for Wireless-Integrated Factory Automation Systems

June 10, 2019
Author(s)
Jing Jeng, Honglei Li, Yongkang Liu, Mohamed T. Hany, Richard Candell, Shuvra Bhattacharyya
Recent years have brought significantly increased interest in integrating wireless communication capabilities within factory automation systems. Such integration motivates the study of interactions among the physical layout of factory workcells, wireless

A SysML Representation of the Wireless Factory Work-cell

June 6, 2019
Author(s)
Richard Candell, Mohamed T. Hany, Yongkang Liu, Sebti Foufou
Smart Manufacturing, also known as Industry 4.0, provides a vision of future manufacturing systems that incorporate highly dynamic physical systems, robust and responsive communications systems, and computing paradigms to maximize efficiency, enable
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