DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-11598-1_31
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Christian Brecher, Martin Freundt, Daniel Schöllhorn

Abstract: The development of automated production systems is subdivided in two mayor tasks. One is the development of the processes needed to meet the requirements for the product, the other is the setup of a control system enabling the hardware to perform these processes. Typically the larger amount of the available resources is needed for the setup of hardware and implementation of the required control mechanism, leaving only limited resources for the process development. Especially for small scale and prototype produ…

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