Parametric evaluation and cost analysis in an e-axle assembly layout

Muaaz Abdul Hadi*, Markus Brillinger, Martin Weinzerl

*Corresponding author for this work

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Over the years, e-mobility has scaled exponentially, specifically automobiles, and is seen as the future. In this paper, implementation of specific adaptive technologies into the assembly line has been performed and is presented in the form of case study. The architecture and model of these technologies utilised are presented and their benefits on assembly line. Thus, indication is proven towards building a highly flexible, adaptive and cost-effective assembly line. Evaluation techniques such as FMEA, tecnomatix simulation and level of automation (LoA) study are performed to prove the improvements in qualitative, adaptive and an increase in automation levels when compared to previous manual assembly. Furthermore, the variances in e-axles are depicted with reference to e-axles from eminent electric automobile manufacturers. This is followed with a generalised assembly procedure and a cost model for the e-axle assembly. The results depict the adaptability achieved along with cost benefits when compared to an automated assembly line.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication5th EAI International Conference on Management of Manufacturing Systems
EditorsLucia Knapčíková, Dragan Peraković, Annamária Behúnová, Marko Periša
Place of PublicationSpringer
PublisherSpringer, Cham
Number of pages17
ISBN (Electronic)978-3-030-67241-6
ISBN (Print)978-3-030-67240-9
Publication statusPublished - 5 Jan 2021
Event5th EAI International Conference on Management of Manufacturing Systems - Cyberspace, Virtuell, Croatia
Duration: 27 Oct 202028 Oct 2020

Publication series

NameEAI/Springer Innovations in Communication and Computing
ISSN (Print)2522-8595
ISSN (Electronic)2522-8609


Conference5th EAI International Conference on Management of Manufacturing Systems
Abbreviated titleEAI MMS 2020
Internet address


  • Adaptive assembly of e-axles
  • E-mobility
  • Qualitative and cost analysis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Information Systems
  • Health Informatics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Computer Networks and Communications

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