Ford, SJ and Rauschecker, U and Athanassopoulou, NA (2012) System-of-system Approaches and Challenges for Multi-Site Manufacturing. In: IEEE 7th International Conference on System of Systems Engineering, 16-7-2012 to 19-7-2012, Genova.Full text not available from this repository.
In the multi-site manufacturing domain, systems-of-systems (SoS) are rarely called so. However, there exist a number of collaborative manufacturing paradigms which closely relate to system-of-system principles. These include distributed manufacturing, dispersed network manufacturing, virtual enterprises and cloud manufacturing/manufacturing-as-a-service. This paper provides an overview of these terms and paradigms, exploring their characteristics, overlaps and differences. These manufacturing paradigms are then considered in relation to five key system-of-systems characteristics: autonomy, belonging, connectivity, diversity and emergence. Data collected from two surveys of academic and industry experts is presented and discussed, with key challenges and barriers to multi-site manufacturing SoS identified.
|Item Type:||Conference or Workshop Item (UNSPECIFIED)|
|Divisions:||Div E > Production Processes|
|Depositing User:||Cron Job|
|Date Deposited:||15 Jun 2012 18:10|
|Last Modified:||18 Mar 2013 01:06|
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