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Reconfigurable Manufacturing Systems and Transformable Factories

  • Anatoli I. Dashchenko


  • RMS is the 21st century paradigm of manufacturing. There is an apparent lack of literature in this field.

  • Gives an overview of the problems solved by RMS, their implementation, case studies and perpectives

  • Written by leading experts


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XXXIII
  2. State of the Art

  3. Machines and Controls Forms

    1. Front Matter
      Pages I-XXXIII
    2. R. G. Landers, J. Ruan, F. Liou
      Pages 79-110
    3. Y. M. Moon
      Pages 111-139
    4. C.-H. Shen, Y.-T. Lin, J. S. Agapiou, P. Bandyopadhyay
      Pages 155-194
    5. G. Pritschow, C. Kircher, M. Kremer, M. Seyfarth
      Pages 195-211
  4. System-Level Issues In RMS

About this book


This is the second book from A. Dashchenko focussing on "XXI Century Technologies". In this book the problems of theory and practice of development in Reconfigurable Manufacturing Systems and Transformable Factories for various machine-building branches and above all automotive industry are discussed. Problems are studied concerning the development of a new class of production systems which in comparison to the Flexible Manufacturing systems are composed of a far less quantity of machine-tools. In comparison to the conventional automated lines they make it possible to rapidly transform the equipment for new products manufacturing.

In 37 chapters more then 50 authors from all over the world discuss the main aspects of the mentioned above problem using their latest scientific and practical achievements.


Assembly Methods Factory Transformability Rapid Prototyping Trend control control system design laser logistics machining manufacturing modeling optimization process optimization robot

Editors and affiliations

  • Anatoli I. Dashchenko
    • 1
  1. 1.Moscow State Technical University MAMIMoskvaRussian Federation

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