Handbook of Industry 4.0 and SMART Systems

1st Edition

Diego Galar Pascual, Pasquale Daponte, Uday Kumar

CRC Press
Published September 30, 2019
Reference - 374 Pages - 190 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138316294 - CAT# K391325


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Industry 4.0 refers to fourth generation of industrial activity characterized by smart systems and internet-based solutions. This book describes the fourth revolution based on instrumented, interconnected and intelligent assets. The different book chapters provide a perspective on technologies and methodologies developed and deployed leading to this concept. With an aim to increase performance, productivity and flexibility, major application area of maintenance through smart system has been discussed in detail. Applicability of 4.0 in transportation, energy and infrastructure is explored, with effects on technology, organisation and operations from a systems perspective.