Proactive assembly systems-realising the potential of human collaboration with automation
Artikel i vetenskaplig tidskrift, 2009

Manufacturing competitiveness frequently relies on company ability to rapidly reconfigure their assembly systems. This paper introduces assembly system proactivity, a concept based on interrelated levels of automation, human competence, and information handling. Increased and structured human involvement contributes to increased system ability to proactively address predicted and unpredicted events. Correct involvement of human operators will utilize the combined potential of human and technical capabilities, providing cost-efficient assembly system solutions. The ProAct project is developing proactive assembly system models and evaluates proactive, feature-based solutions. Focus is on realising the potential of cost-efficient and semi-automated systems with relevant human involvement, i.e. highly skilled operators who add flexibility and functionality.

Information

Assembly

Automation

Proactive

Competence

Human operator

Författare

Kerstin Dencker

Swerea

The Royal Institute of Technology (KTH)

Åsa Fasth Berglund

Chalmers, Produkt- och produktionsutveckling, Produktionssystem

Johan Stahre

Chalmers, Produkt- och produktionsutveckling, Produktionssystem

Lena Mårtensson

The Royal Institute of Technology (KTH)

Lundholm Thomas

The Royal Institute of Technology (KTH)

Hakan Akillioglu

The Royal Institute of Technology (KTH)

Annual Reviews in Control

1367-5788 (ISSN)

Vol. 33 230-237

Ämneskategorier

Produktionsteknik, arbetsvetenskap och ergonomi

Styrkeområden

Produktion

DOI

10.1016/j.arcontrol.2009.05.004