Cell control architecture for manufacturing applications

Ching Yuen Chan, Alan Redford, Fat Wing Lam

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Control of manufacturing cells has become increasingly important as more use is made of these facilities and good control strategies are essential. The objective of this paper is to show how good control strategies are developed. The relationships between flexible manufacturing cells (FMCs), computer integrated manufacturing (CIM) and cell controllers (CC) are identified and these are used as the basis for developing and organising control architecture and developing software modelling techniques.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)137-145
Number of pages9
JournalJournal of Materials Processing Technology
Issue number1-3
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1997


  • Cell control
  • Manufacturing cells

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering


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