Chapter . Knowledge-based manufacturing within the extended enterprise
Berend Denkena, Peer-Oliver Woelk, René Apitz
Institute of Production Engineering and Machine Tools (IFW), Hannover Center of Production Technology, University of Hannover, Schoenebecker Allee 2, 30823 Garbsen, Germany
Intelligent manufacturing techniques are in demand of several manifold types of information in order to achieve the goal of flexible, efficient, and competitive production. A lot of this information results from the product design process and can be used for manufacturing planning and execution provided that they are documented and managed in a structured way. This paper aims at taking advantage of well-structured information of the product design stage ...