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Safety of Human-Robot Systems in Fixed Workcell Environments
Last Updated Date: 01/10/2013

Safe human-robot collaboration in manufacturing work cells is widely seen as key to the future of robotics. When humans and robots share the same … more

Next-Generation Robotics and Automation Program
Last Updated Date: 01/10/2013

The objective of the Next-Generation Robotics and Automation Program is to develop and deploy advances in measurement science to safely increase … more

Micro- and Nano-Manipulation for Manufacturing Applications
Last Updated Date: 01/10/2013

Manipulation at the micro and nano levels requires different strategies than at the macro scale and also the development of related sensing and … more

Smart Manufacturing and Construction Systems Program
Last Updated Date: 01/09/2013

The objective of the Smart Manufacturing and Construction Control Systems Program is to develop and deploy advances in measurement science for … more

Sustainable Manufacturing Program
Last Updated Date: 01/08/2013

The objective of the Sustainable Manufacturing Program is to develop and deploy advances in measurement science to enable improvements in resource … more

Measurement Science for Optimal Production Planning
Last Updated Date: 01/04/2013

Factory optimization requires optimal planning of the factory’s workcells, production lines, and assembly operations. Critical inputs to that … more

Manufacturing Modeling and Simulation
Last Updated Date: 01/04/2013

Although manufacturing simulation tools can be considered mainstream technology, most U.S. manufacturers do not take full advantage of this … more

Key Performance Indicator Effectiveness
Last Updated Date: 01/04/2013

Key performance indicators (KPIs) are primary tools for optimizing factory operations, but manufacturers do not fully benefit from KPIs. As a … more

Measurement Science for Integration of Robotics and Automation Control Systems
Last Updated Date: 01/04/2013

Advances in robotics and sensing have the potential to dramatically increase the productivity of US manufacturing. A barrier to achieving this … more

Cybersecurity for Factory Control Systems Project
Last Updated Date: 01/04/2013

Factory control systems need to be protected from vulnerabilities that may arise as a result of their increased connectivity, use of wireless … more

Factory Equipment Network Testing Framework Project
Last Updated Date: 01/04/2013

Smart factories rely heavily on both wired and wireless networks for real-time control and information exchange. Users have to make critical … more

Systems Integration for Manufacturing and Construction Applications Program
Last Updated Date: 01/03/2013

The objective of the Systems Integration for Manufacturing and Construction Applications (SIMCA) Program is to develop and deploy advances in … more

Collaborative Requirements Engineering Project
Last Updated Date: 01/03/2013

The smart manufacturing lifecycle begins with computer-interpretable product requirements using a standardized language. The collaboration of … more

Systems Engineering for Smart Manufacturing Project
Last Updated Date: 01/03/2013

Systems engineers use graphical depictions of both customer requirements and high-level system specifications to coordinate the work of the … more

Smart Factory Architecture Project
Last Updated Date: 01/03/2013

Smart manufacturing is providing the impetus and foundation for software vendors to produce a wide range of low cost, easy to use, manufacturing … more

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