EUAudio provides automation professionals with a seamless way to listen in on the biggest manufacturing trends, anytime, anywhere. Covering the industry’s most relevant topics from environmental issues to predictive maintenance, cyber security to supply chain management, each series is carefully curated allowing listeners to develop their knowledge and skill set along the way. Your journey to becoming an automation expert starts here.
S11 Ep3. Overcoming the barriers to smart materials
Despite all the benefits they offer, many manufacturers are still reluctant to adopt smart materials. In this episode of EUAudio, we look at the reasons behind their cautious implementation, what engineers must consider when choosing a smart material and how industry can learn to embrace them.
S11 Ep2. Bicomponent fibres
Innovations in fibre technology are creating opportunities for the use of smart materials in industrial applications. In this episode of EUAudio, we look at the make-up of bicomponent fibres and the various ways they are being utilised across a range of sectors and industries.
S11 Ep1. Shape shifting materials
According to the UN, every year around 50 million tonnes of electronic waste is generated globally. Do smart materials offer industry a solution to this spiralling concern? This episode of EUAudio looks closely at shape shifting materials and the range of benefits they create for manufacturers looking to combat the world’s mounting e-waste crisis.
S10 Ep3. To train your machine, reward it
In industrial manufacturing, reinforcement learning is used in processes where complex decision-making skills are required, especially where machines need to cope with changes in dynamic environments. This episode of EUAudio looks at how this method can be applied in order to increase productivity.
S10 Ep2. We need to go deeper
Deep learning requires very high computational power, relying on fast processors, dedicated graphics cards and ample amounts of computer memory. Manufacturers who can successfully apply this method to their production lines and supply chains will reap the benefits in problem-solving and increased productivity.
S10 Ep1. How does a machine learn?
In a manufacturing environment, two main models of machine learning are used – supervised and unsupervised learning. Choosing the right machine learning method and perfecting the algorithms will involve a lot of trial and error and will take time and effort. This episode of EUAudio aims to help ease that process.