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Title: Distributed monitoring system for material handling
Authors: Lugo, Heinz
Viret, Julien
Bindel, Axel
Conway, Paul P.
West, Andrew A.
Keywords: Distributed monitoring system
RFID
Material Handling
Issue Date: 2011
Publisher: © IEEE
Citation: lUGO, H. ...et al., 2011. Distributed monitoring system for material handling. Presented at the 19th International Conference on Software, Telecommunications and Computer Networks (SoftCOM 2011), Split, Croatia, 15-17th Sept.
Abstract: Reliable manufacture depends among other aspects on the supply of correct parts to the different manufacturing processes. In this paper a Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) system used for material handling in harsh environments is presented. The system enforces business rules to guarantee that only correct parts are supplied to the assembly line also registering unexpected manual overrides of the system (e.g. Operator manually retracting the solenoid at the entrance of the lane at the assembly station). Resulting benefits allowed include an ergonomically smoother loading operation and a reduction in misbuild levels in a flexible manufacturing environment.
Description: This paper is in closed access.
Version: Published
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/20302
Publisher Link: http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/articleDetails.jsp?arnumber=6064374&filter=AND%28p_Publication_Number:6056504%29
ISBN: 9781457714399
Appears in Collections:Closed Access (Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering)

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