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Rapid Reconfiguration of Flexible Production Systems through Capability-based Adaptation, Auto-configuration and Integrated tools for Production Planning


Preliminary version of Applicable standards

A description of the standardisation strategy, an according action plan and a plan follow-up will be set up. The concept of a reference architecture model will be delivered, integrating an overview of relevant standards in the different functional areas of the model. Functional areas with missing standardisation will be identified as well as standards which need to be adapted / enhanced. The specifications made during the project aiming standardisation are started to be collected and organised

Report of the KPI results and impacts obtained from both use cases

This report will demonstrate the achieved level on ReCAM’s expected impacts like listed in the proposal:: - Enabling existing production systems to produce on smaller lot sizes. - Increase of more product variations in an economical way to existing production systems. - Reduction of the set-up and changeover times and costs for existing production systems leading to a significant increase in production capacity. - Reduction of average energy consumption through an optimized use of production capacity. - Strong support for standardization of communication protocols, data structures and tool connectivity.

Architecture for data models and information exchange

This deliverable will be a report specifying the reference architecture for data models and information exchange between the entities and tools within the ReCaM concept, which are used and developed within the work packages 2 to 5. The deliverable provides consensus on integration designs and responsibilities of the tools used within the project, and maps suitable data models and information exchange interfaces between them. This deliverable provides the foundation for enabling smooth integration and data/information exchange between the tools developed in the other WPs. Existing approaches, data models, and standards are mapped and adapted to the ReCaM purposes, and if necessary, requirements for completely new data models, will be sketched and described in this deliverable. The deliverable will present the first version of the reference architecture for data models and information exchange. It will be validated within the following work packages, and adapted according to the results of practical testing as the other work packages progress.

Report on standardisation activities

Evaluation and status report on standardisation strategy, showing the results of standardisation efforts, the published specifications and a final standard reference architecture model.

Final version of Applicable standards

Up-dated version of D7.2 descriptions on standardisation strategy and actions incorporating the latest findings and results.

Formal capability model and resource description

This deliverable will be a report presenting the formal models for describing the mechatronic objects and their capabilities. The formal comprehensive digital resource description for MOs includes all the relevant features of MOs like size, interfaces, geometry and kinematics, and business and design properties, in addition to representing the resource specific capabilities. The resource description utilizes semantic capability model, which is developed to represent the functionalities of the resources. In the resource description these capabilities are assigned to the resources and filled with the resource specific parameter values. The capability model describes two types of capabilities, simple and combined capabilities. The deliverable specifies a formal method to form the combined capabilities from the simple ones with the capability model. It will allow finding resource combinations contributing to certain combined capabilities on a concept name level. The deliverable will describe the structure and content of the capability model and the resource description, and how these are used together.

Communication protocol design specification

Specification of data access functions including the data model, amount of data by function and reliability of data and data transmission. This specification applies to cross communication between sub-systems as well as field bus communication and communication to superordinate systems. Specification of sensor and actuator communication integration enabling hot-plug of sub-systems.

Demonstration of Use Case II

A brief document that describes how every activity specified in the Task 6.2 has been implemented in the CESA demonstration scenario will be completed. The document must reference the previous deliverables were detailed technical information have been included. Additionally, a video pointing the main achievements must be released for public dissemination.

Plug-and-produce HMI framework

HMI framework enabling display of sub-system specific HMI components. The framework generates and overview of existing and added components automatically. The framework is built to visualize the actual component / views on different kind of devices based internet technology such as HMTL5

Mechatronic object catalogue

This deliverable provides a mechatronic object catalogue where the project relevant mechatronic objects are defined. The catalogue consists of the technical and functional properties and abilities of the mechatronic objects.

Capability catalogue

This deliverable will be a capability catalogue, which contains digital representations of the available capabilities in the demonstration case environments. These capabilities are defined and modelled to the catalogue based on the formal capability model presented in D 3.1. The capability catalogue consists of the generic capabilities, which can exist or may be required in the defined demonstration environments. The capability catalogue will include the capability concept names and their associated parameters. Second part of this deliverable is a report listing and describing the combined capability rules for combining the parameters of the simple capabilities of combined resources. Only the relevant rules relating to the demonstration environments and validation of represented concepts will be included into this deliverable.

Project website

The output of this deliverable is a website that facilitates the dissemination of information and achievements, project goals, progresses, important news and upcoming events, for both the external public and the internal consortium. The website will include a well-organized interface to enable an easy access to relevant information, and a private area with security credentials, supporting internal communications, monitoring and project management activities

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The development of an ontology for describing the capabilities of manufacturing resources

Author(s): Eeva Järvenpää, Niko Siltala, Otto Hylli, Minna Lanz
Published in: Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing, 2018, ISSN 0956-5515
DOI: 10.1007/s10845-018-1427-6

Product Model ontology and its use in capability-based matchmaking

Author(s): Eeva Järvenpää, Niko Siltala, Otto Hylli, Minna Lanz
Published in: Procedia CIRP, Issue 72, 2018, Page(s) 1094-1099, ISSN 2212-8271
DOI: 10.1016/j.procir.2018.03.211

A software platform for supporting the design and reconfiguration of versatile assembly systems

Author(s): Marcello Colledani, Anteneh Yemane, Giovanni Lugaresi, Giovanni Borzi, Daniele Callegaro
Published in: Procedia CIRP, Issue 72, 2018, Page(s) 808-813, ISSN 2212-8271
DOI: 10.1016/j.procir.2018.03.082

Value Proposition of a Resource Description Concept in a Production Automation Domain

Author(s): Niko Siltala, Eeva Järvenpää, Minna Lanz
Published in: Procedia CIRP, Issue 72, 2018, Page(s) 1106-1111, ISSN 2212-8271
DOI: 10.1016/j.procir.2018.03.154

Formal Resource and Capability Models supporting Re-use of Manufacturing Resources

Author(s): Eeva Järvenpää, Minna Lanz, Niko Siltala
Published in: Procedia Manufacturing, Issue 19, 2018, Page(s) 87-94, ISSN 2351-9789
DOI: 10.1016/j.promfg.2018.01.013

Modelling Capabilities for Functional Configuration of Part Feeding Equipment

Author(s): Michael Natapon Hansson, Eeva Järvenpää, Niko Siltala, Ole Madsen
Published in: Procedia Manufacturing, Issue 11, 2017, Page(s) 2051-2060, ISSN 2351-9789
DOI: 10.1016/j.promfg.2017.07.357

Capability Matchmaking Procedure to Support Rapid Configuration and Re-configuration of Production Systems

Author(s): Eeva Järvenpää, Niko Siltala, Otto Hylli, Minna Lanz
Published in: Procedia Manufacturing, Issue 11, 2017, Page(s) 1053-1060, ISSN 2351-9789
DOI: 10.1016/j.promfg.2017.07.216

Enhanced Flexibility and Reusability through State Machine-Based Architectures for Multisensor Intelligent Robotics

Author(s): H?ctor Herrero, Jose Out?n, Mildred Puerto, Damien Sall?, Karmele L?pez de Ipi?a
Published in: Sensors, Issue 17/6, 2017, Page(s) 1249, ISSN 1424-8220
DOI: 10.3390/s17061249

Utilizing SPIN rules to infer the parameters for combined capabilities of aggregated manufacturing resources

Author(s): Järvenpää, E., Hylli, O., Siltala, N. & Lanz, M.
Published in: 16th IFAC Symposium on Information Control Problems in Manufacturing, 2018

An Executable Capability Concept in Formal Resource Descriptions

Author(s): Siltala, N., Järvenpää, E. & Lanz, M.
Published in: 16th IFAC Symposium on Information Control Problems in Manufacturing, 2018

A Decision Support Methodology for the Design of Reconfigurable Assembly Systems

Author(s): Colledani, M., Yemane, A., Lugaresi, G., Frigerio, N., Borzi, G. & Bassi, A.
Published in: 16th IFAC Symposium on Information Control Problems in Manufacturing, 2018

Formal resource and capability descriptions supporting rapid reconfiguration of assembly systems

Author(s): Eeva Jarvenpaa, Niko Siltala, Minna Lanz
Published in: 2016 IEEE International Symposium on Assembly and Manufacturing (ISAM), 2016, Page(s) 120-125
DOI: 10.1109/ISAM.2016.7750724

Formal resource and capability descriptions supporting rapid reconfiguration of productive systems

Author(s): Eeva Järvenpää, Niko Siltala, Minna Lanz
Published in: Proceedings of the 12th Conference on Automation Science and Engineering, and International Symposium on Assembly and Manufacturing, 2016, Page(s) 120-125

Formal Information Model for Representing Production Resources

Author(s): Niko Siltala, Eeva Järvenpää, Minna Lanz
Published in: Advances in Production Management Systems. Initiatives for a Sustainable World. APMS 2016., Issue IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology, vol 488., 2016, Page(s) 53-60
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-51133-7_7

Formal Digital Description of Production Equipment Modules for supporting System Design and Deployment

Author(s): Niko Siltala
Published in: 2016

Implementing mechatronic objects for versatile assembly lines: An aeronautic use case

Author(s): Mildred Puerto Coy
Published in: IEEE IECON 2016 Industry Forum. Session 3: Industrial Internet of Things (IIOT)/Cyber-Physical Systems (ICPS), 2016