Model-Based Manufacturing System Supported by Virtual Technologies in an Industry 4.0 Context

  • Vesna MandicEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering book series (LNME)


Industry 4.0 concept of the new industrial revolution is based on the application of front-end and base technologies for producing digital solutions. Converging Smart Manufacturing and Smart Products with Big Data and Analytics plays a central role in implementing the I4.0 concept in today’s industry. This paper presents the virtual components of the proposed Model-based Manufacturing System and their role in the I4.0 context. Two different industrial cases demonstrate the application and benefits of the MBM approach, which integrates virtual and rapid technologies for the design, analysis and validation of a product and its fabrication processes of sheet metal forming and forging.


Model-based manufacturing Industry 4.0 Virtual manufacturing Additive manufacturing Virtual reality Metal forming 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Engineering SciencesUniversity of KragujevacKragujevacSerbia

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