Energy Efficiency in Manufacturing Systems

Energy Efficiency in Manufacturing Systems

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Energy consumption is of great interest to manufacturing companies. Beyond considering individual processes and machines, the perspective on process chains and factories as a whole holds major potentials for energy efficiency improvements. To exploit these potentials, dynamic interactions of different processes as well as auxiliary equipment (e.g. compressed air generation) need to be taken into account. In addition, planning and controlling manufacturing systems require balancing technical, economic and environmental objectives. Therefore, an innovative and comprehensive methodology a€“ with a generic energy flow-oriented manufacturing simulation environment as a core element a€“ is developed and embedded into a step-by-step application cycle. The concept is applied in its entirety to a wide range of case studies such as aluminium die casting, weaving mills, and printed circuit board assembly in order to demonstrate the broad applicability and the benefits that can be achieved.70 Inputs, Outputs and Parameters of the EV Module Parameter All parameters of the EV module are shown in Table 21. ... Technical Analysis The evaluation of the general technical capability of a manufacturing system is the usual application for material flow simulation studies. Since the ... 120 5 Concept Development.

Title:Energy Efficiency in Manufacturing Systems
Author:Sebastian Thiede
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2012-04-23


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