Cloud manufacturing: from concept to practice
Lei Ren Lin Zhang Fei Tao Chun Zhao Xudong Chai Xinpei Zhao
In this paper, we review some of the research work and clarify some fundamental terminologies in this field. Further, we developed a cloud manufacturing systems which may serve as an application example. From a systematic and practical perspective, the key requirements of cloud manufacturing platforms are investigated, and then we propose a cloud manufacturing platform prototype,MfgCloud.