digital twins

A beginner’s guide to digital twins

Manufacturing, energy and transportation companies are increasingly benefiting from Industry 4.0 applications after years of hype. The emergence of digital twins is one of the main reasons engineering and design teams are actualising these benefits for their enterprises.
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AI is more than a model: Four steps to complete workflow success

Engineers are increasingly looking to successfully integrate AI into projects and applications while attempting to climb their own AI learning curve. To tackle AI, engineers start with wanting to understand what AI is and how it fits into their current workflow, which might not be as straightforward as it seems. A simple search of “What is AI?” yields millions of results on Google, with varying degrees of technical and relevant information.
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predictive maintenance

The role of predictive maintenance in Industry 4.0

By Philipp H. F. Wallner, industry manager, Industrial Automation & Machinery, MathWorks  Predictive maintenance offers the ability to anticipate equipment malfunctions before they occur, arrange repairs proactively, avoid stalling factory floor operations and most importantly, prevent the failure of machinery to keep businesses running efficiently. Figures from Deloitte show predictive maintenance can reduce the costs of maintenance by 5 to 10 per cent overall.  
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