MTComm Based Virtualization and Integration of Physical Machine Operations with Digital-Twins in Cyber-Physical Manufacturing Cloud
Digital-Twins simulate physical world objects by creating as-is virtual images in a cyberspace. In order to create a well synchronized digital-twin simulator in manufacturing, information and activities of a physical machine need to be virtualized. Many existing digital-twins stream read-only data of machine sensors and do not incorporate operations of manufacturing machines through Internet. In this paper, a new method of virtualization is proposed to integrate machining data and operations into the digital-twins using Internet scale machine tool communication method. A fully functional digital-twin is implemented in CPMC testbed using MTComm and several manufacturing application scenarios are developed to evaluate the proposed method and system. Performance analysis shows that it is capable of providing data-driven visual monitoring of a manufacturing process and performing manufacturing operations through digital twins over the Internet. Results of the experiments also shows that the MTComm based digital twins have an excellent efficiency.
M. R. Shahriar et al., "MTComm Based Virtualization and Integration of Physical Machine Operations with Digital-Twins in Cyber-Physical Manufacturing Cloud," Proceedings of the 2018 5th IEEE International Conference on Cyber Security and Cloud Computing and 2018 4th IEEE International Conference on Edge Computing and Scalable Cloud (2018, Shanghai, China), pp. 46 - 51, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Jun 2018.
The definitive version is available at https://doi.org/10.1109/CSCloud/EdgeCom.2018.00018
5th IEEE International Conference on Cyber Security and Cloud Computing (CSCloud)/4th IEEE International Conference on Edge Computing and Scalable Cloud (EdgeCom) (2018: Jun. 22-24, Shanghai, China)
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Intelligent Systems Center
Keywords and Phrases
Cyber Physical System; Edge computing; Embedded systems; Machine tools; Virtual reality; Virtualization; CPMC; Digital-Twin; Manufacturing applications; Manufacturing machine; Manufacturing operations; Manufacturing process; MTComm; Physical world objects; Manufacture; Cyber Manufacturing; Cyber-Physical Systems
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Article - Conference proceedings
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01 Jun 2018