Cloud Manufacturing: Distributed Computing Technologies for Global and Sustainable Manufacturing

Weidong Li (Editor), Jörn Mehnen (Editor)

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Abstract

Global networks, which are the primary pillars of the modern manufacturing industry and supply chains, can only cope with the new challenges, requirements and demands when supported by new computing and Internet-based technologies. Cloud Manufacturing: Distributed Computing Technologies for Global and Sustainable Manufacturing introduces a new paradigm for scalable service-oriented sustainable and globally distributed manufacturing systems.
The eleven chapters in this book provide an updated overview of the latest technological development and applications in relevant research areas. Following an introduction to the essential features of Cloud Computing, chapters cover a range of methods and applications such as the factors that actually affect adoption of the Cloud Computing technology in manufacturing companies and new geometrical simplification method to stream 3-Dimensional design and manufacturing data via the Internet. This is further supported case studies and real life data for Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) remanufacturing.
This compilation of up to date research and literature can be used as a textbook or reference for mechanical, manufacturing, and computer engineering graduate students and researchers for efficient utilization, deployment and development of distributed and Cloud manufacturing systems, services and applications.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon
Number of pages272
Edition1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 23 Mar 2013

Publication series

NameSpringer Series in Advanced Manufacturing
PublisherSpringer London
ISSN (Print)1860-5168

Keywords

  • cloud manufacturing
  • distributed business

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