Industry 4.0

Developments towards the Fourth Industrial Revolution

  • Kaushik Kumar
  • Divya Zindani
  • J. Paulo Davim

Part of the SpringerBriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology book series (BRIEFSAPPLSCIENCES)

Also part of the Manufacturing and Surface Engineering book sub series (BRIEFSMANUFACT)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Kaushik Kumar, Divya Zindani, J. Paulo Davim
    Pages 1-17
  3. Kaushik Kumar, Divya Zindani, J. Paulo Davim
    Pages 19-26
  4. Kaushik Kumar, Divya Zindani, J. Paulo Davim
    Pages 27-33
  5. Kaushik Kumar, Divya Zindani, J. Paulo Davim
    Pages 35-42
  6. Kaushik Kumar, Divya Zindani, J. Paulo Davim
    Pages 43-51
  7. Kaushik Kumar, Divya Zindani, J. Paulo Davim
    Pages 53-59

About this book


This book provides an overview of the burgeoning next generation of industry- Industry 4.0, which promises to increase flexibility in manufacturing in tandem with mass communication, improved productivity and better quality. This volume provides a comprehensive and holistic overview of intelligent manufacturing, process planning, assessment of product development opportunities, aspects of risk management, education and qualification requirements, socio-technical considerations and the sustainability of business models. This volume will be of interest to engineers, entrepreneurs, academics and students working in these fields.  


Intelligent Manufacturing Industry 4.0 Internet of Things Manufacturing Systems Cloud Manufacturing Cyber-Physical System Predictive Analysis Manufacturing platform Process planning Decision Support Data Management Lean Manufacturing Scheduling Product Planning Risk Management Education 4.0 Human Resources Management Smart Factory Socio-Technical Systems Student skills Digital skills

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Mechanical EngineeringBirla Institute of TechnologyMesra, RanchiIndia
  2. 2.Department of Mechanical EngineeringNational Institute of Technology SilcharSilchar, CacharIndia
  3. 3.Department of Mechanical EngineeringUniversity of AveiroAveiroPortugal

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information The Author(s), under exclusive licence to Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2019
  • Publisher Name Springer, Singapore
  • eBook Packages Engineering
  • Print ISBN 978-981-13-8164-5
  • Online ISBN 978-981-13-8165-2
  • Series Print ISSN 2191-530X
  • Series Online ISSN 2191-5318
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