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Ultraviolet Radiation Technologies and Healthcare Associated Infections: Standards and Metrology Needs

August 20, 2021
Author(s)
Dianne L. Poster, C Cameron Miller, Richard Martinello, Norman Horn, Michael T. Postek, Troy Cowan, Yaw S. Obeng, John J. Kasianowicz
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) hosted an international workshop on ultraviolet-C (UV-C) disinfection technologies on January 14 – 15, 2020 in Gaithersburg, Maryland in collaboration with the International Ultraviolet Association

Feasability and Performance Analysis of Automating Engineering Change Requests

August 18, 2021
Author(s)
Michael Sharp, Thomas D. Hedberg Jr., William Z. Bernstein, Soonjo Kwon
Engineering change is a non-value-added activity that happens as a product progresses through its lifecycle. Engineering change is a significant cost sink in many projects. While avoiding and mitigating the risk of change is the ideal approach, mistakes

Advances in Production Management Systems: Issues, Trends, and Vision Towards 2030

August 13, 2021
Author(s)
Boonserm Kulvatunyou, David Romero, Gregor V. Cieminski, Paolo Gaiardelli, Ilkyeong Moon, Giuditta Pezzotta, Stefan Wiesner, Marco Macchi, Jannicke B. Hauge, Irene Roda, Daryl Powell, Torbj?rn Netland, Nick Szirbik, Christoph Roser, Erlend Alfnes, Martin Rudberg
Since its inception in 1978, the IFIP Working Group 5.7 on Advances in Production Management Systems (APMS) has played an active role in the conception, development, and application of innovative strategies, frameworks, architectures, processes, methods

Advancing the Accuracy of Computational Models for Double-sided Incremental Forming

July 11, 2021
Author(s)
Newell Moser, Dohyun Leem, Liao Shuheng, Kornel Ehmann, Jian Cao
Double-Sided Incremental Forming (DSIF) is a rapid-prototyping manufacturing process for metal forming that, for low-volume production, is competitively energy-efficient. However, controlling the DSIF process in terms of accuracy and formability is an

Agility Metrics in the ARIAC Competition

July 10, 2021
Author(s)
Anthony Downs, Zeid Kootbally, Craig I. Schlenoff
A thriving manufacturing sector is the essential heart of a vibrant and balanced economy in the United States(U.S.). Small and medium manufacturers (SMMs) constitute an important sector in the U.S. manufacturing but they are currently facing an increasing

Adapting natural language processing for technical text

June 29, 2021
Author(s)
Alden A. Dima, Sarah Lukens, Melinda Hodkiewicz, Thurston Sexton, Michael Brundage
Despite recent dramatic successes, Natural Language Processing (NLP) is not ready to address a variety of real-world problems. Its reliance on large standard corpora, a training and evaluation paradigm that favors the learning of shallow heuristics, and

Defining requirements for integrating information between design, manufacturing, and inspection

May 11, 2021
Author(s)
Thomas D. Hedberg Jr., Michael Sharp, Toby M. Maw, Moneer Helu, Mostafizur M. Rahman, Swati Jadhav, James J. Whicker, Allison Barnard Feeney
Industry desires a digital thread of information that aligns as-designed, as-planned, as-executed, and as-inspected viewpoints. An experiment was conducted to test selected open data standards' ability to integrate the lifecycle stages of engineering

A Visual Analytics Approach for the Diagnosis of Heterogeneous and Multidimensional Machine Maintenance Data

May 10, 2021
Author(s)
Xiaoyu Zhang, Takanori Fujiwara, Senthil K. Chandrasegaran, Michael Brundage, Thurston Sexton, Alden A. Dima, Kwan-Liu Ma
Analysis of large, high-dimensional, and heterogeneous datasets is challenging as no one technique is suitable for visualizing and clustering such data in order to make sense of the underlying information. For instance, heterogeneous logs detailing machine

Summary of the October 2020 Terminology Harmonization Meeting

March 31, 2021
Author(s)
Craig I. Schlenoff
On October 26, 2020, the Industrial Activities Board (IAB) of the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society (RAS) organized a virtual Terminology Harmonization Meeting in conjunction with the Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS) Conference. The goal of the

Agile Robotics for Industrial Applications: Editorial

March 24, 2021
Author(s)
Craig I. Schlenoff, Zeid Kootbally, Erez Karpas
Advances in automation have provided for sustained productivity increases and manufacturing growth over the past decade. Sustaining this growth will require automation to become more agile and flexible, enabling the automation of tasks that require a high

Manufacturing USA: Rapid Response to COVID-19

March 23, 2021
Author(s)
Zahraha Brunner, Zachary Valdez, Donald Ufford
The report highlights the manufacturing innovation projects developed by the institutes and their partners across the country to combat COVID-19. Manufacturing USA network, comprised of federal agencies and their sponsored manufacturing innovation

Rethinking maintenance terminology for an Industry 4.0 future

March 22, 2021
Author(s)
Melinda Hodkiewicz, Sarah Lukens, Michael Brundage, Thurston Sexton
Sensors and mathematical models have been used since the 1990's to assess the health of systems and diagnose anomalous behavior. The advent of the Internet of Things (IoT) increases the range of assets on which data can be collected cost effectively. Cloud

Guide for Environmentally Sustainable Investment Analysis Based on ASTM E3200

March 15, 2021
Author(s)
Douglas Thomas, Anand M. Kandaswamy, David Butry
This guide presents techniques for evaluating manufacturing investments from the perspective of environmentally sustainable manufacturing by pairing economic methods of investment analysis with environmental aspect of manufacturing, including manufacturing
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