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A comprehensive quadratic assignment problem for an integrated layout design of final assembly line and manufacturing feeder cells

Masoud Rabbani, Saeed Elahi, Babak Javadi
2017 Decision Science Letters  
shop floor.  ...  Kia et al. (2014) presented a mixed-integer programming model integrating a multi-floor layout design of CMS in a dynamic environment and CF problem.  ... 
doi:10.5267/j.dsl.2016.10.001 fatcat:ikkafbzwwneypj2av7kuzkuksm

Decentralised vs partially centralised self-organisation model for mobile robots in large structure assembly

Spartak Ljasenko, Pedro Ferreira, Laura Justham, Niels Lohse
2019 Computers in industry (Print)  
In this paper, the planning problem for mobile robots in large structure assembly was addressed.  ...  For that reason, an alternative, fully decentralised agent behaviour model was developed and compared to the hybrid one.  ...  Acknowledgement The authors acknowledge support from the EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Intelligent Automation, in undertaking this research work under grant reference number EP/IO33467/.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.compind.2018.09.002 fatcat:q2ssp3b3e5fytfb6vzai4sf3ii

Anthropocentric Approach for Smart Assembly: Integration and Collaboration

Qingmeng Tan, Yifei Tong, Shaofeng Wu, Dongbo Li
2019 Journal of Robotics  
Then, human-centric designs (HCD) especially in shop-floor assembly field are analyzed.  ...  Recently, anthropocentric or human-centric approaches renewed its importance in smart manufacturing especially for assembly applications where human dexterity and informal knowledge are dispensable at  ...  A multicriteria approach and algorithm are proposed in [27] to plan the human-robot hybrid cell layout and task in the same time.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2019/3146782 fatcat:2irl6ryltfhmhcb4h7ruowyjgq

Recent developments in evolutionary computation for manufacturing optimization: problems, solutions, and comparisons

C. Dimopoulos, A.M.S. Zalzala
2000 IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation  
A wide range of problems is covered, from job shop and flow shop scheduling, to process planning and assembly line balancing.  ...  This paper examines recent developments in the field of evolutionary computation for manufacturing optimization.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT The authors would like to thank the reviewers for their helpful comments.  ... 
doi:10.1109/4235.850651 fatcat:akevaqtprzab5cgs3y3y534aju

A Sustainable Methodology Using Lean and Smart Manufacturing for the Cleaner Production of Shop Floor Management in Industry 4.0

Varun Tripathi, Somnath Chattopadhyaya, Alok Kumar Mukhopadhyay, Shubham Sharma, Changhe Li, Gianpaolo Di Bona
2022 Mathematics  
These approaches are used for operations management in industries, and specifically productivity maximization with cleaner shop floor environmental management, and issues such as worker safety and product  ...  The results reveal that the developed methodology could provide a sustainable production system and problem-solving that are key to controlling production shop floor management in the context of industry  ...  Sustainable Operational Excellence on the Shop Floor and Industry 4.0 The selection of an appropriate approach for production planning plays a vital role in improving operational excellence on the shop  ... 
doi:10.3390/math10030347 fatcat:vdhlroa43famnc4r5yxgqvs4w4

Shop-floor scheduling as a competitive advantage: A study on the relevance of cyber-physical systems in different manufacturing contexts

Rodrigo Romero-Silva, Gabriel Hernández-López
2019 International Journal of Production Economics  
complex production process could benefit the most from implementing a CPS at shop-floor level since a cyber-physical shop-floor will provide all the capabilities needed to carry out the complex scheduling  ...  by carrying out a better scheduling task.  ...  Acknowledgment We would like to thank the guest editor and the reviewers of this paper for their feedback.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ijpe.2019.107555 fatcat:p45dfdvhnvfb5l2swg3pepqsge

Multipurpose Layout Planner [chapter]

A. Gomes Alvarenga, F. J. Negreiros-Gomes, Hannu Ahonen, H. J. Pinheiro-Pita, L. M. Camarinha-Matos
1995 Balanced Automation Systems  
This paper concerns the description of a tool for development of decision support systems for layout planning, where the entities are mapped into objects that own a dynamic behaviour.  ...  First, we identify models and approaches for layout problems and present an architecture for the DSS generator and then discuss a case study of the leather cutting problem.  ...  The Brazilian authors also thank CNPq (Brazilian Council of Research and Development) which partially supports this research, and the Portuguese authors would like to thank JNICT for supporting the projects  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-34910-7_21 fatcat:5k326unx5nhc7lxd26b2p7ve2m

A holistic methodology for development of Real-Time Digital Twins

Carmen Constantinescu, Stefan Giosan, Raul Matei, Denis Wohlfeld
2020 Procedia CIRP  
For assuring production resilience a holistic methodology, combining a top-down with a bottom-up 3D scanning approach for capturing real-time production parameters and embedding them in Digital Twins is  ...  For assuring production resilience a holistic methodology, combining a top-down with a bottom-up 3D scanning approach for capturing real-time production parameters and embedding them in Digital Twins is  ...  CAx for modeling the products, 3D laser systems for capturing the real time context of the factory shop floor. Fig. 2 . 2 Layout of the Measurement Cell. C.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.procir.2020.05.029 fatcat:253mhjvnbrexzei3bssj2cqoem

Improving Just-in-Time Delivery Performance of IoT-Enabled Flexible Manufacturing Systems with AGV Based Material Transportation

Fengjia Yao, Bugra Alkan, Bilal Ahmad, Robert Harrison
2020 Sensors  
The results showed that the developed system can find the near-optimal solutions for production schedules subjected to production anomalies in a negligible time, thereby supporting shop-floor decision-making  ...  Autonomous guided vehicles (AGVs) are driverless material handling systems used for transportation of pallets and line side supply of materials to provide flexibility and agility in shop-floor logistics  ...  The IML shop-floor has a tiered flow-shop layout consisting of several stages: including AGV docking area, warehouse, packing area, and work machines area, etc.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s20216333 pmid:33171979 fatcat:usqyt42grremjeutedbgmxipxi

Virtual Reality-Based Engineering Education to Enhance Manufacturing Sustainability in Industry 4.0

Bashir Salah, Mustufa Abidi, Syed Mian, Mohammed Krid, Hisham Alkhalefah, Ali Abdo
2019 Sustainability  
There is a need for innovative ideas and effective methodologies to inculcate the desired competency and prepare students for prospective manufacturing set ups.  ...  The RMS has been a demanding topic for the novice and, most often, amateurs are not able to grasp and interpret it.  ...  Acknowledgments: The authors extend their appreciation to the Deanship of Scientific Research at King Saud University for funding this work through research group No. (RG-1438-088).  ... 
doi:10.3390/su11051477 fatcat:se3hcx2ugrbbnkhakvrypoooie

Design and validation of a product-driven control system based on a six sigma methodology and discrete event simulation

H. El Haouzi, J.-F. Pétin, A. Thomas
2009 Production planning & control (Print)  
on the shop floor.  ...  We propose a methodological approach that contributes to the design and validation of such a system. More specifically, this work focuses on an infrastructure that satisfies PDS control requirements.  ...  Figure 1 . 1 An assembly line shop floor structure. Figure 2 . 2 DFT structure with a discrete RFID layout. Figure 3 : 3 Design for six sigma phases.  ... 
doi:10.1080/09537280902938589 fatcat:sog3lmkdtverzavdr53oepdfwy

A Simulation-Based Optimization Methodology for Facility Layout Design in Manufacturing

Enrique Ruiz Zuniga, Matias Urenda Moris, Anna Syberfeldt, Masood Fathi, Juan Carlos Rubio-Romero
2020 IEEE Access  
AC KNOWLEDGMENT Special thanks to the Swedish Knowledge Foundation and to the industrial partners for research support and for giving us the opportunity to develop this research with them.  ...  We also thank the IPSI Research School at the University of Skövde and all the staff involved in this project at Xylem Water Solutions Manufacturing AB for their continuous support.  ...  The objective was to increase quality while minimizing the cost of a layout redistribution on the main shop floor.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2020.3021753 fatcat:qobqbdccrrcvpancl2hosejtxa

Next Generation Factory Layouts: Research Challenges and Recent Progress

Saif Benjaafar, Sunderesh S. Heragu, Shahrukh A. Irani
2002 Interfaces  
In this article, we offer a review of state of the art in the area of design of factory layouts for dynamic environments.  ...  There is an emerging consensus that existing layout configurations do not meet the needs of the multi-product enterprise and that there is a need for a new generation of factory layouts that are more flexible  ...  A Classification Scheme In view of the above discussion, we can broadly classify approaches to design of factory layouts for dynamic environments into two major categories.  ... 
doi:10.1287/inte.32.6.58.6473 fatcat:5vijdqasl5gabfwfe6zfmrceym

Facility Layout Decision Model for Small and Medium Shopping Mall

2021 International Tourism and Hospitality Journal  
Field work has been utilized as the ground for suggesting a new model for a shopping mall layout. Various factors necessitated the undertaking of this particular study.  ...  This study is based on a case analysis where a particular medium size shopping mall has been taken for observation.  ...  This method is quite intelligent to design dynamic and robust facility layout for manufacturing operating procedure.  ... 
doi:10.37227/ithj-2021-02-108 fatcat:zxnortnaivbfdd2pk4r6ehnlk4

Implementing a hybrid simulation model for a Kanban-based material handling system

Qi Hao, Weiming Shen
2008 Robotics and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing  
Plant floor material handling is a loose loop in most assembly plants.  ...  This paper proposes a hybrid simulation approach, using both discrete event and agent-based technologies, to model complex material handling processes in an assembly line.  ...  ) and a discrete event simulation (DES) model for the shop-level scheduling (detail planning).  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.rcim.2007.09.012 fatcat:r6rosoc35bf3lmnhool4i7mdpu
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