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Agility Performance of Robotic Systems
Last Updated Date: 03/27/2014

The application of robotics in manufacturing assembly is hindered by their lack of agility, their large changeover times for new tasks and new … more

Performance of Collaborative Robot Systems
Last Updated Date: 03/26/2014

The widespread use of robots in flexible factory environments is limited by the robots’ inability to coordinate, communicate, and understand their … more

Performance Assessment Framework for Robotic Systems
Last Updated Date: 03/26/2014

Most assembly tasks are not readily automatable today due to robots’ limited perception, mobility, and dexterity. 1,2 Furthermore, there are no … more

Robotic Systems for Smart Manufacturing
Last Updated Date: 03/25/2014

A new vision for U. S. manufacturing is emerging to strengthen U. S. competitiveness in the face of global trends that are driving manufacturers … more

Super-resolution Optical Microscopy
Last Updated Date: 03/24/2014

As the electronics and data storage industries build devices on ever decreasing scales, they need advanced imaging techniques that allow them to … more

Long Term Performance of Concrete Project
Last Updated Date: 02/27/2014

Sustainable concrete construction design for durability requires performance-based metrics of expected durability and service life prediction. … more

Early-Age Performance of Concrete Project
Last Updated Date: 02/27/2014

Successfully delivering the desired early-age performance of concrete, upon which long-term prediction of sustainable performance depends, … more

Building Integration with Smart Grid
Last Updated Date: 01/24/2014

New measurement science and industry standards are needed to enable building systems and consumers to interact with a future “smart grid,” which … more

Wide-area Monitoring and Control of Smart Grid
Last Updated Date: 01/24/2014

Without ubiquitous, accurate, and reliable real-time sensors, the electric grid will not have the resiliency, reliability, and capacity to manage … more

Smart Grid System Testbed Facility
Last Updated Date: 01/24/2014

NIST is charged by the 2007 Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA) with facilitation of interoperability standards to enable successful … more

Advanced Metering in Smart Distribution Grids
Last Updated Date: 01/24/2014

Electricity meters today face unprecedented challenges, from distorted waveforms on the grid, bidirectional metering for renewables, and the use … more

Knowledge Driven Planning and Modeling
Last Updated Date: 01/08/2014

This project will aid in the development of measurement science and standards to enable advancements in planning by robots in scenarios relevant to … more

Industrial Ethernet Network Performance (IENetP)
Last Updated Date: 01/08/2014

Develop metrics, tests, and tools to determine and report the network performance of industrial Ethernet devices in a standardized way.

Fundamental Measurement Science for Additive Processes Project
Last Updated Date: 01/08/2014

Additive manufacturing (AM) processes have great potential for making high-value, complex, individually-customized parts, but several technical … more

Safety of Human-Robot Systems in Flexible Factory Environments
Last Updated Date: 01/08/2014

Industry is interested in leveraging the dexterity and versatility of people and the precision and repeatability of robots by enabling … more

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