Industry 4.0 And Engineering For A Sustainable Future by Mohammad DastbazIndustry 4.0 And Engineering For A Sustainable Future by Mohammad Dastbaz

Industry 4.0 And Engineering For A Sustainable Future

byMohammad DastbazEditorPeter Cochrane

Hardcover | May 3, 2019

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This unique volume considers the emergence of "Industry 4.0" (i4.0) and the many ways the multifaceted field of Engineering is transforming our ideas and our options around sustainability.  It points to emerging technological advances that are facilitating industrial process improvements to artificial intelligence's promise to help us live "smartly" and manage energy demand.  Engineering for a sustainable future is an exploding area of research.  This book provides coverage of  key case studies from industrial partners such as Ericsson, British Telecom (BT), BMW, Matrixx and research from different UK and international institutions. 

  • Examines Smart Engineering Design;
  • Considers how Communication Technologies are developing in the age of i4.0 (from 4G to 6G and beyond);
  • Using interesting case studies from large manufacturers such as BMW to examine Rapid Prototyping and Digital manufacturing;
  • Covers some key issues about Big Data and network security and discusses "Blockchain";
  • Provides fresh insight into Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Augmented Reality;
  • Discusses global warming and discusses how urban heat islands are having a detrimental impact on the health and wellbeing of inhabitants in major cities;
  • Provides interesting case studies to determine the industry 4.0 (I4.0) readiness of eight Central and Eastern European countries (CEECs).

Prof. Mohammad Dastbaz is the Deputy Vice Chancellor at University of Suffolk. Professor Dastbaz's research work over recent years has been focused on the use and impact of emerging technologies in society, particularly learning, training and the development of "eGovernment." Dr. Dastbaz has led EU and UK based funded research projects...
Title:Industry 4.0 And Engineering For A Sustainable FutureFormat:HardcoverDimensions:235 pagesPublished:May 3, 2019Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3030129527

ISBN - 13:9783030129521


Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Industry 4.0 (i4.0): The Hype; the Reality; and the Challenges Ahead.- Chapter 2. Why Industry 4.0 ?.- Chapter 3. Wireless Connectivity for Industries.- Chapter 4. Wireless Comms. Beyond 2020.- Chapter 5.Digital Transformation.- Chapter 6. Big Data, Small Data and getting products right first time.- Chapter 7. Internet of Things and Sustainable Manufacturing.- Chapter 8. Security Challenges in the Industry 4.0 Era.- Chapter 9. Meeting the Future Challenges in Cyber Security.- Chapter 10. The Future of Manufacturing in Central & Eastern Europe: Ready for Industry 4.0?.- Chapter 11. From Big Data to Small Data.- Chapter 12. The Role of Blockchain in Underpinning Mission Critical Infrastructure.- Chapter 13. The planning and design of buildings: Urban Heat Islands - Mitigation.