Automated/Robotic On-Site Factories
The Cambridge Handbooks in Construction Robotics discuss progress in robot systems theory and demonstrate their integration using real systematic applications and projections for off-site as well as on-site building production. Site Automation extends the new technology of robotics in building-component manufacturing and construction introduced in earlier volumes to on-site structured environments and on-site automated factories. This volume explores 30 different worldwide systems within a careful analytical framework in which the best conceptual features are extracted in order to help professionals and researchers develop new applications. The analytical approach splits the systems studies into a technical portion and a portion that focuses on parameters related to productivity, efficiency, and economic performance. A benefit of automated on-site factories is the integration of several stand-alone, single-task construction robots into structured on-site environments with networked machine systems to show improvements in on-site organization, integration, and material flow.Read more
- Focuses on machine technology
- A new interpretation of architecture and construction: from building 'construction' to building 'production'
- Follows a cross disciplinary approach that relates traditional architectural and construction knowledge with the latest knowledge from manufacturing, automation and robot technology
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- Date Published: April 2016
- format: Adobe eBook Reader
- isbn: 9781316309674
- contains: 463 b/w illus. 9 tables
- availability: This ISBN is for an eBook version which is distributed on our behalf by a third party.
Table of Contents
1. Integrated automated/robotic on-site factories
2. Analysis and categorization: construction
3. Analysis and categorization: deconstruction
4. Conclusion: discrepancy between technical capability and efficiency.
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