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Manufacturability analysis of early product designs

Dg Bramall, Kr Mckay, Bc Rogers, P Chapman, Wm Cheung, Pg Maropoulos
2003 International journal of computer integrated manufacturing (Print)  
An aggregate planning method, which translates early product characteristics into manufacturing requirements, forms the basis of a new intelligent support system for which the manufacturing evaluation,  ...  The calculation and optimization of product manufacturability during the preliminary stages of design are critical to achieving reduced time to market, high quality and low cost.  ...  Acknowledgements This work has been financially supported by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (Grant Nos GR/L98572, GR/N11285, GR/R26757).  ... 
doi:10.1080/0951192031000115822 fatcat:wqgeqn4eujcslhoxazhbmi2t6y

Agent-based distributed manufacturing process planning and scheduling: a state-of-the-art survey

Weiming Shen, Lihui Wang, Qi Hao
2006 IEEE Transactions on Systems Man and Cybernetics Part C (Applications and Reviews)  
Manufacturing process planning and scheduling are usually considered to be two separate and distinct phases.  ...  Manufacturing scheduling is the process of selecting a process plan and assigning manufacturing resources for specific time periods to the set of manufacturing processes in the plan.  ...  functions to select alternative machines (shortest path) and alternative process plans (dissimilarity maximization), and to finish time scheduling of the obtained linear process plan.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tsmcc.2006.874022 fatcat:dgqbnflcqbcftdeuhbpzyf2uoq

Design Considerations Of Scheduling Systems Suitable For Pcb Manufacturing

Oscar Fernandez-Flores, Tony Speer, Rodney Day
2009 Zenodo  
The authors consider that, in addition to an effective scheduling engine, a scheduling system should be able to process a preventative maintenance calendar, to give the user the flexibility to handle data  ...  These design considerations were the result of a review of academic literature, the evaluation of commercial applications and a compilation of requirements of a PCB manufacturer.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT The authors would like to thank Stevenage Circuits Ltd. for their co-operation on the study.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1058167 fatcat:walvduoubzfpfbunksyx4a7dye

Management of changes in one-of-a-kind production [chapter]

S. Törma, S. Karvonen, M. Syrjänen
1995 IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology  
This paper presents how a project planning tool can help a project planner to clarify and evaluate the impact of a change and to replan the remainder of the project.  ...  The planner can interactively try alternative corrective actions, compute the resulting schedules and their total costs.  ...  user to compare the new plan with the previous version.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-34879-7_33 fatcat:jtpl7jeqbncyzhozo5m3ybwr4u

The Role of Production Planning in Enhancing an Efficient Manufacturing System – An Overview

A. Afolalu Sunday, M. Ikumapayi Omolayo, A. Ushe Samuel, O. Ongbali Samuel, Ademola Abdulkareem, E. Emetere Moses, U. Iheanetu Olamma, S. Tummala, S. Kosaraju, P. Bobba, S. Singh
2021 E3S Web of Conferences  
plans to meet any form of emergency or contingency during the cause of production.  ...  Production planning serves as an instrument which estimates to gear up the performance of different departments and individuals of an organization in such a manner that will enhance better service to customers  ...  CCM planning and project management is easy when compared to different alternative techniques [36] 3.4 The framework of production planning and control functions in a production network Figure 2 indicates  ... 
doi:10.1051/e3sconf/202130901002 fatcat:ogdin6h72vfibkxem667yadfoe

Achieving Cost Competitiveness with an Agent-Based Integrated Process Planning and Production Scheduling System [chapter]

Ming Lim, David Zhang
2012 Production Scheduling  
In this chapter, the authors proposed a novel use of an autonomous agent system to facilitate the integration of process planning and production scheduling functions in order to maximise the manufacturing  ...  options to be evaluated simultaneously, so as to search for an optimised and cost-effective solution.  ... 
doi:10.5772/25887 fatcat:vleeedjaxzfeboeejn43fg5wkm

Order Management in Non-Hierarchical Production Networks using Genetic Algorithms [chapter]

Horst Meier, Tobias Teich, Harald Schallner
2002 IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology  
The purpose of this paper is to put forward a specific functionality to schedule production considering constraint networks.  ...  Another research project called INTERKON proposes an inter-organizational framework for collaborative manufacturing control in production networks. This paper combines both approaches.  ...  During the installation process of the scheduling system, objective functions have to be adapted to the special needs of the company.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-35492-7_35 fatcat:gxyqml6zczbwxmnooh55hnugza

Optimization of Temporal Dynamics for Adaptive Human-Robot Interaction in Assembly Manufacturing

Ronald Wilcox, Stefanos Nikolaidis, Julie Shah
2012 Robotics: Science and Systems VIII  
Human-robot collaboration presents an opportunity to improve the efficiency of manufacturing and assembly processes, particularly for aerospace manufacturing where tight integration and variability in  ...  In this paper, we develop a robotic scheduling and control capability that adapts to the changing preferences of a human co-worker or supervisor while providing strong guarantees for synchronization and  ...  Alternatively, an STPP with arbitrary objective function may be formulated and solved as a non-linear program (NLP), where the solution is an assignment of execution times to each event in the plan.  ... 
doi:10.15607/rss.2012.viii.056 dblp:conf/rss/WilcoxNS12 fatcat:xjvztcgisndoli2zno7ahvu2ky

A short review study on problems during hydro-thermal optimal scheduling

Shah Mohazzem Hossain, M S A A F Shiblee
2017 International Journal of Advanced Technology and Engineering Exploration  
Conflicts of interest The authors have no conflicts of interest to declare. International Journal of Advanced Technology and Engineering Exploration, Vol4(34)  ...  The PBUC alternative through the use of MIP is compared with that portion of Lagrangian relaxation (LR) method.  ...  The aim is always to cut down on the entire generation expense during a period of up to a single week.  ... 
doi:10.19101/ijatee.2017.434002 fatcat:mdg6castnreibikvxel5jfwtfe

The Fabricare system: a multi-agent-based scheduling prototype

Paulo Sousa, Carlos Ramos, José Neves
2004 Production planning & control (Print)  
The research question being addressed in this paper is concerned with the ability to build computer-supported manufacturing systems able to cope with current and future requirements.  ...  The paper describes a holonic architecture for manufacturing enterprises and a prototype system (named Fabricare) for manufacturing orders scheduling based on that architecture.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors would like to thank FCT-'Fundac¸a˜o para a Cieˆncia e Tecnologia' (Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology) and programmes POCTI and FEDER for their support in R&D  ... 
doi:10.1080/09537280410001662510 fatcat:nla6faugx5gfvetrsx5dox4xiu

Scheduling with alternative routings in CNC workshops

Youichi Nonaka, Gábor Erdős, Tamás Kis, Takahiro Nakano, József Váncza
2012 CIRP annals  
The key to solving to this extremely hard scheduling problem is balancing the load on machines of a flexible job shop.  ...  The proposed method combines mathematical programming for selecting the best routing alternatives and tabu search for finding the best assignment of machines to operations along with the routings.  ...  separated process planning and production scheduling functions.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.cirp.2012.03.045 fatcat:c7sonzzy5fcurovmdkj6pcicou

Simulation Approach to Enhance Production Scheduling Procedures at a Pharmaceutical Company with Large Product Mix

Hazem Kaylani, Anas M. Atieh
2016 Procedia CIRP  
The validity check of the production schedule is an important step, as it will affect the production plan, the allocation of resources, and may have a direct influence on the cost of subsequent setups.  ...  Monthly schedules at these facilities were analysed and the ability to meet production requirements were evaluated. Simulation results highlighted necessary changes to schedule and resources.  ...  Methodology Due to the complexity and time consuming process of creating the monthly production schedules, and to help higher management to evaluate schedule efficiency and assess different alternatives  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.procir.2015.12.072 fatcat:gaj6yo4ixjdkhfeavllshz6ffm

A survey of dynamic scheduling in manufacturing systems

Djamila Ouelhadj, Sanja Petrovic
2008 Journal of Scheduling  
In most real-world environments, scheduling is an ongoing reactive process where the presence of real-time information continually forces reconsideration and revision of pre-established schedules.  ...  This paper outlines the limitations of static approaches to scheduling in the presence of real-time information and presents a number of issues that have come up in recent years on dynamic scheduling.  ...  Scheduling plays an important role in many manufacturing and production systems.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10951-008-0090-8 fatcat:ey7we6uyq5azdi2lcruqlxiqje

Optimization of Multi-Agent Workflow for Human-Robot Collaboration in Assembly Manufacturing

Ronald Wilcox, Julie Shah
2012 Infotech@Aerospace 2012  
Human-robot collaboration presents an opportunity to improve the efficiency of manufacturing and assembly processes, particularly for aerospace manufacturing where tight integration and variability in  ...  We specifically demonstrate the capability for quick reoptimization of a plan in response to temporal disturbances in the schedule and changing high-level guidance from a human supervisor.  ...  Alternatively, an STPP with arbitrary objective function may be formulated and solved as a non-linear program (NLP), where the solution is an assignment of execution times to each event in the plan.  ... 
doi:10.2514/6.2012-2535 dblp:conf/itaero/WilcoxS12 fatcat:2vxxyfl7enc2ner2sctmyfmrgq

A Comprehensive Fuzzy Decision-Making Method for Minimizing Completion Time in Manufacturing Process in Supply Chains

Fahad Kh. A.O.H. Alazemi, Mohd Khairol Anuar Bin Mohd Ariffin, Faizal Bin Mustapha, Eris Elianddy bin Supeni
2021 Mathematics  
Then, a hybrid fuzzy–TOPSIS-based heuristic is proposed to generate and select the best production alternative.  ...  This research focuses on the role of internal factors in small- and medium-scale supply chains in developing countries, enhancing product completion time during the manufacturing process in fuzzy conditions  ...  Acknowledgments: The authors would like to thank anonymous reviewers and the editor for their positive comments. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/math9222919 fatcat:wa4lcncgurdbzbfbmld5236op4
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