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IJAT Vol.13 No.2 pp. 310-318
doi: 10.20965/ijat.2019.p0310
(2019)

Paper:

Smart Modular Architecture for Supervision and Monitoring of a 4.0 Production Plant

Monica Tiboni*, Francesco Aggogeri*, Nicola Pellegrini*,†, and Cesare Augusto Perani**

*Università degli Studi di Brescia
Via Branze 38, Brescia 25123, Italy

Corresponding author

**XPLAB, Brescia, Italy

Received:
April 13, 2018
Accepted:
October 31, 2018
Published:
March 5, 2019
Keywords:
mechatronics, modular architecture, supervision, Internet of Things, Industry 4.0
Abstract

The paper presents a smart modular architecture that allows for a traditional production plant to be transformed into a supervised, fully integrated, and monitored system. The proposed approach is based on using commercial devices to create an industrial Internet of Things network connected to PLCs, CNCs, and sensors on every single plant machinery. The novelty is in the smart architecture, software implementation of the supervision, and monitoring. A base software code, easily adaptable to different applications, allows for highly innovative man-machine interfaces to be created. Therefore, the monitoring of the embedded systems can be obtained through multiple remotable interfaces. The effectiveness of the proposed methodology is demonstrated experimentally on a case study during a mechatronics industry exhibition.

Cite this article as:
M. Tiboni, F. Aggogeri, N. Pellegrini, and C. Perani, “Smart Modular Architecture for Supervision and Monitoring of a 4.0 Production Plant,” Int. J. Automation Technol., Vol.13, No.2, pp. 310-318, 2019.
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