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Two diagnostic models for PLC controlled flexible manufacturing systems
The control of flexible manufacturing systems (FMS's) is generally characterised by logical and sequential functions under the auspices of a programmable logic controller (PLC). Operational faultsExpand
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Operational fault diagnosis of manufacturing systems
Abstract Among all kinds of possible faults in a manufacturing system, operational faults occur most often (about 70%). Efficient diagnosis of these faults is critical for improving the availabilityExpand
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A knowledge-based real-time diagnostic system for PLC controlled manufacturing systems
This paper presents an approach to a knowledge-based real-time diagnostic system for PLC controlled manufacturing systems. Expand
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A systematic approach to integrated fault diagnosis of flexible manufacturing systems
A flexible manufacturing system (FMS) is an application of modern manufacturing techniques. Like for other manufacturing equipment, the success of an FMS is very much dependent upon its trouble-freeExpand
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An Intelligent Integrated System Scheme for Machine Tool Diagnostics
The technology of neural networks and expert systems are finding increasing applications in the field of machine tool diagnostics. In this paper, the advantages and disadvantages of these methods areExpand
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