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JRM Vol.21 No.1 pp. 135-145
doi: 10.20965/jrm.2009.p0135
(2009)

Paper:

Quantitative Evaluation of Automatic Parts Delivery in “Attentive Workbench” Supporting Workers in Cell Production

Masao Sugi*, Ippei Matsumura**, Yusuke Tamura*,
Makoto Nikaido*, Jun Ota*, Tamio Arai*, Kiyoshi Kotani*,
Kiyoshi Takamasu*, Hiromasa Suzuki*, Akio Yamamoto*,
Yoichi Sato*, Seiichi Shin***, and Fumihiko Kimura*

*The University of Tokyo

**TOTO Ltd.

***The University of Electro-Communications

Received:
January 30, 2008
Accepted:
November 12, 2008
Published:
February 20, 2009
Keywords:
cell production system, assembly support, attentive workbench (AWB)
Abstract

The attentive workbench (AWB) is a new cell production system that supports human workers physically and informationally. Here we focus on physical assembly support through parts delivery, using automatically-moving parts trays. We quantitatively evaluated processing time in actual assembly experiments employing an implemented AWB system.

Cite this article as:
Masao Sugi, Ippei Matsumura, Yusuke Tamura,
Makoto Nikaido, Jun Ota, Tamio Arai, Kiyoshi Kotani,
Kiyoshi Takamasu, Hiromasa Suzuki, Akio Yamamoto,
Yoichi Sato, Seiichi Shin, and Fumihiko Kimura, “Quantitative Evaluation of Automatic Parts Delivery in “Attentive Workbench” Supporting Workers in Cell Production,” J. Robot. Mechatron., Vol.21, No.1, pp. 135-145, 2009.
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