Smart Manufacturing Systems based on Cyber-physical Manufacturing Services (CPMS)

Yan Lu, Feng Ju

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Future manufacturing is becoming “smart” - capable of agilely adapting to a wide variety of changing conditions. This requires production plants, supply chains and logistic systems to be flexible in design and reconfigurable “on the fly” to respond quickly to customer needs, production uncertainties, and market changes. Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) provides a promising platform to achieve such manufacturing agility. It has proven effective for business process adaptation. When combined with the emerging Internet of Things (IoT) technology and the concept of cyber-physical production systems, it is expected to similarly revolutionize real-time manufacturing systems. This paper proposes a new concept of cyber-physical manufacturing services (CPMS) for service-oriented smart manufacturing systems. In addition, we propose a modeling framework that provides appropriate conceptual models for developing and describing CPMS and enabling their composition. Specifically, the modeling framework separates service provision models from service request models and proposes the use of standardized functional taxonomies and a reference ontology to facilitate the mediation between service requests and service consumptions. A 3D-printing use case serves as an example implementation of an SOA-based smart manufacturing system based on our proposed modeling framework.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)15883-15889
Number of pages7
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jul 1 2017


  • 3D printing
  • additive manufacturing
  • cyber-physical manufacturing service
  • real-time
  • Service-oriented architecture
  • smart manufacturing system

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Control and Systems Engineering

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