International Journal of Production Research volume 57, issue 20, P6315-6334 2019 DOI: 10.1080/00207543.2019.1566661 View full text
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Kai Ding, Felix T.S. Chan, Xudong Zhang, Guanghui Zhou, Fuqiang Zhang

Abstract: Smart manufacturing is the core idea of the fourth industrial evolution. For a smart manufacturing shop floor, real-time monitoring, simulation and prediction of manufacturing operations are vital to improve the production efficiency and flexibility. In this paper, the Cyber-Physical System (CPS) and Digital Twin technologies are introduced to build the interconnection and interoperability of a physical shop floor and corresponding cybershop floor. A Digital Twin-based Cyber-Physical Production System (DT-CPPS…

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