DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-11598-1_28
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D. Smale, S. Ratchev

Abstract: Abstract. Reconfigurable Assembly Systems (RAS) offer the potential to enable rapid exchange of functional modules. There has however been little investigation into the planning of multiple system reconfigurations. The work proposes a capability-based approach; consisting of a Reconfiguration Methodology, supported by a Capability Model and Taxonomy. The Methodology focuses on multiple system reconfigurations and is based upon operator-oriented definition, thereby utilising existing knowledge and expertise. T…

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