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  • image/svg+xml Jakob Voss, based on art designer at PLoS, modified by Wikipedia users Nina and Beao Closed Access logo, derived from PLoS Open Access logo. This version with transparent background. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Closed_Access_logo_transparent.svg Jakob Voss, based on art designer at PLoS, modified by Wikipedia users Nina and Beao
    Authors: Hossein Beheshti Fakher; Mustapha Nourelfath; Michel Gendreau;

    In this paper, integrated planning of production, imperfect maintenance and process inspections in a multi-machine system is investigated. This system consists of parallel machines which deteriorate with time and they may shift from a primarily in-control state to a degraded state with a higher defective rate or to a failed state. Maintenance scheduling corresponds to a discrete time age-based imperfect maintenance with a large number of maintenance alternatives. Process inspections are considered to detect the current state of the system. Detecting a deteriorated condition initiates the quality check of the related sub-lots, rework of defective items and a process adjustment that brings the machine in its normal conditions. Production planning includes a capacitated lot-sizing problem with multiple products. We propose a joint approach that coordinates the decisions of the three functions, where the objective function minimises the total cost. Evaluation of costs and interacting factors is presented and ...

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    Authors: Marco Barajas; Bruno Agard;

    In this paper, we present a method for ranking any number of normal fuzzy numbers using trapezoidal fuzzy numbers as a general form, where rectangular and triangular fuzzy numbers are particular cases of such a form. This general form is supported by 29 cases, which is enough to consider all the possible situations between two normal fuzzy numbers, such as trapezoidal, triangular, or rectangular. The ranking procedure is performed using four ordering criteria into a pseudo-order preference model considering the type of the fuzzy preference relation. Two examples are given to illustrate and validate the applicability and practicality of this fuzzy ranking method. A comparison and an analysis of the proposed method is presented to demonstrate its usefulness and its contribution to the improvement of the decision making processes as a result of its management of vague or imprecise information, and whether or not that information should be allowed to be entered into such processes.

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    Authors: Imène Benkalai; Djamal Rebaine; Pierre Baptiste;

    This paper addresses the problem of assigning a number of operators, less than the number of machines, in a flow shop environment. We study two different problems. The first is the assignment of operators subject to a fixed job sequence; the second is on handling simultaneously the assignment of operators and the scheduling of jobs on the machines. We present complexity results and develop a new lower bound. Heuristic algorithms are designed for both problems. An experimental study is then conducted to evaluate the quality of our solving methods. The results show that the appropriate approach depends on the parameters of the problem, including the number of operators. The methods also provided results close to the theoretical lower bound in most of the cases.

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    Authors: Bruno Agard; Samuel Bassetto;

    The purpose of this article is to help managers early in the design of new product families. Based on product structures, sales forecasts, and constraints imposed by the marketplace, like quality and cost, the proposed method selects the product modules that meet customer requirements for the products, while respecting those constraints. The proposal includes a single-level module design formulation that considers quality and cost simultaneously. The method for testing the proposed algorithm is based on a case study of an electro–mechanical assembly device (headlamp). The performance of the algorithm is compared to that of the zero module case, where often the constraint problem cannot be resolved. The main result is a model and an algorithm that optimise quality and cost under the constraints of quality and cost. It shows what modules to manufacture, in what quantities, and in which products to use them. The output also provides the predicted quality and cost, based on improvements made to the modules. T...

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    Authors: Afrooz Moatari-Kazerouni; Yuvin Chinniah; Bruno Agard;

    An influential factor affecting the efficiency of a manufacturing facility is its layout. In a production facility, measure for efficiency can be based on the total cost of transporting the items between different departments and throughout the facility. However, other factors may influence efficiency of the manufacturing facility too. As such are: supporting the organisation's vision through improved material handling, material flow and control; effectively assigning people, equipment, space and energy; minimising capital investment; adaptability and ease of maintenance; as well as providing for employee safety and job satisfaction. By incorporating health and safety measures in the initial design of a facility layout, the organisation may avoid money and manpower loss resulting from industrial accidents. This paper proposes a facility layout planning methodology which integrates the occupational health and safety (OHS) features in the early design of a facility layout. The model considers transportation...

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    Authors: Ali Azadeh; V. Ebrahimipour; P. Bavar;

    This study presents a hybrid approach involving genetic algorithms (GAs) as an optimisation search technique and a simulation model, representing the dynamic behaviour of a system and its limitations, to improve an existing just-in-time (JIT) manufacturing system. To achieve the objective, first, the existing system is modelled and simulated (by considering the system's limitations and its dynamic behaviour). Second, the integrated simulation model is tested and validated by analysis of variance. Third, the hybrid GA-simulation approach is used in an interactive manner to determine the optimal/near-optimal number of kanban cards in different stations of the existing JIT system. The presented hybrid approach is tested and applied to an auto industry production line. Furthermore, it is compared with the practical JIT through analysis of variance (ANOVA) and the results show improvements in the average daily production rate, the average resource utilisation and the average cycle time but some deterioration i...

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    PolyPublie; International Journal of Production Research
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    Authors: Agard, Bruno; Da Cunha, Catherine,; Cheung, Bernard;

    The paper focuses on modelling and solving a design problem, namely the selection of a set of modules to be manufactured at one or more distant sites and shipped to a proximity site for final assembly subject to time constraints. The problem is modelled as a mathematical one, and solved by an appropriately designed genetic algorithm enhanced with a modified crossover operation, a uniform mutation with adaptive rate and a partial reshuffling procedure. The actual design problem is solved with 17 components. Larger problems may be solved without modifying the modelling steps, although they may require variation in terms of processing time, depending on the constraints that exist between the components.

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    Authors: A. Lamghabbar; Soumaya Yacout; Mohamed-Salah Ouali;

    The problem of concurrent optimization of the design and the process planning stages when a new product is developed is addressed. The paper advocates for a simultaneous approach rather than the traditional sequential one. A mathematical representation of this approach is given for these two stages. A mathematical programming technique is used to find the optimal values of the design and the process characteristics. The objective function is a quality loss function. The constraints are the customer requirements, the product's specification limits, the parts’ dimensional limits and the process capability. The traditional sequential approach of concurrent engineering is compared with the proposed simultaneous approach. A parametric analysis of the objective function is performed by applying an interactive multi-objective goal programming technique. A numerical example of a low-pass electrical circuit is given. It is shown that the proposed approach leads to better efficient solutions than the sequential app...

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    Authors: Hugo Piedras; Soumaya Yacout; Gilles Savard;

    This paper proposes a mathematical programming technique to optimize the product development process. Using a concurrent engineering approach, the paper presents a formulation that maps the different stages of product development. The decision variables of these stages are then determined simultaneously. While the Quality Function Deployment Technique (QFD) is based on a qualitative sequential approach, this paper proposes a holistic quantitative approach to concurrent product-process optimization. The mathematical programming technique is applied to the first two stages of product development: the optimization of customer satisfaction and the product's design.

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    Authors: Bruno Agard; Andrew Kusiak;

    Companies design and manufacture widely diversified products to satisfy the needs of their customers and markets. Two issues important to achieving this aim are discussed. The first concerns adequate diversity for a particular market. The second concerns the management and manufacture of products within an acceptable lead time and an acceptable cost. The two issues are examined with a methodology for the design of products families. This methodology is based on a data-mining approach and it focuses on the analysis of functional requirements.

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  • image/svg+xml Jakob Voss, based on art designer at PLoS, modified by Wikipedia users Nina and Beao Closed Access logo, derived from PLoS Open Access logo. This version with transparent background. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Closed_Access_logo_transparent.svg Jakob Voss, based on art designer at PLoS, modified by Wikipedia users Nina and Beao
    Authors: Hossein Beheshti Fakher; Mustapha Nourelfath; Michel Gendreau;

    In this paper, integrated planning of production, imperfect maintenance and process inspections in a multi-machine system is investigated. This system consists of parallel machines which deteriorate with time and they may shift from a primarily in-control state to a degraded state with a higher defective rate or to a failed state. Maintenance scheduling corresponds to a discrete time age-based imperfect maintenance with a large number of maintenance alternatives. Process inspections are considered to detect the current state of the system. Detecting a deteriorated condition initiates the quality check of the related sub-lots, rework of defective items and a process adjustment that brings the machine in its normal conditions. Production planning includes a capacitated lot-sizing problem with multiple products. We propose a joint approach that coordinates the decisions of the three functions, where the objective function minimises the total cost. Evaluation of costs and interacting factors is presented and ...

    image/svg+xml Jakob Voss, based on art designer at PLoS, modified by Wikipedia users Nina and Beao Closed Access logo, derived from PLoS Open Access logo. This version with transparent background. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Closed_Access_logo_transparent.svg Jakob Voss, based on art designer at PLoS, modified by Wikipedia users Nina and Beao PolyPubliearrow_drop_down
    image/svg+xml Jakob Voss, based on art designer at PLoS, modified by Wikipedia users Nina and Beao Closed Access logo, derived from PLoS Open Access logo. This version with transparent background. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Closed_Access_logo_transparent.svg Jakob Voss, based on art designer at PLoS, modified by Wikipedia users Nina and Beao
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    Other literature type . 2017
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      image/svg+xml Jakob Voss, based on art designer at PLoS, modified by Wikipedia users Nina and Beao Closed Access logo, derived from PLoS Open Access logo. This version with transparent background. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Closed_Access_logo_transparent.svg Jakob Voss, based on art designer at PLoS, modified by Wikipedia users Nina and Beao
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  • image/svg+xml Jakob Voss, based on art designer at PLoS, modified by Wikipedia users Nina and Beao Closed Access logo, derived from PLoS Open Access logo. This version with transparent background. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Closed_Access_logo_transparent.svg Jakob Voss, based on art designer at PLoS, modified by Wikipedia users Nina and Beao
    Authors: Marco Barajas; Bruno Agard;

    In this paper, we present a method for ranking any number of normal fuzzy numbers using trapezoidal fuzzy numbers as a general form, where rectangular and triangular fuzzy numbers are particular cases of such a form. This general form is supported by 29 cases, which is enough to consider all the possible situations between two normal fuzzy numbers, such as trapezoidal, triangular, or rectangular. The ranking procedure is performed using four ordering criteria into a pseudo-order preference model considering the type of the fuzzy preference relation. Two examples are given to illustrate and validate the applicability and practicality of this fuzzy ranking method. A comparison and an analysis of the proposed method is presented to demonstrate its usefulness and its contribution to the improvement of the decision making processes as a result of its management of vague or imprecise information, and whether or not that information should be allowed to be entered into such processes.

    image/svg+xml Jakob Voss, based on art designer at PLoS, modified by Wikipedia users Nina and Beao Closed Access logo, derived from PLoS Open Access logo. This version with transparent background. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Closed_Access_logo_transparent.svg Jakob Voss, based on art designer at PLoS, modified by Wikipedia users Nina and Beao PolyPublie; Internat...arrow_drop_down
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    PolyPublie; International Journal of Production Research
    Other literature type . Article . 2009 . 2010
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      PolyPublie; International Journal of Production Research
      Other literature type . Article . 2009 . 2010
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  • image/svg+xml Jakob Voss, based on art designer at PLoS, modified by Wikipedia users Nina and Beao Closed Access logo, derived from PLoS Open Access logo. This version with transparent background. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Closed_Access_logo_transparent.svg Jakob Voss, based on art designer at PLoS, modified by Wikipedia users Nina and Beao
    Authors: Imène Benkalai; Djamal Rebaine; Pierre Baptiste;

    This paper addresses the problem of assigning a number of operators, less than the number of machines, in a flow shop environment. We study two different problems. The first is the assignment of operators subject to a fixed job sequence; the second is on handling simultaneously the assignment of operators and the scheduling of jobs on the machines. We present complexity results and develop a new lower bound. Heuristic algorithms are designed for both problems. An experimental study is then conducted to evaluate the quality of our solving methods. The results show that the appropriate approach depends on the parameters of the problem, including the number of operators. The methods also provided results close to the theoretical lower bound in most of the cases.

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      image/svg+xml Jakob Voss, based on art designer at PLoS, modified by Wikipedia users Nina and Beao Closed Access logo, derived from PLoS Open Access logo. This version with transparent background. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Closed_Access_logo_transparent.svg Jakob Voss, based on art designer at PLoS, modified by Wikipedia users Nina and Beao
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  • image/svg+xml Jakob Voss, based on art designer at PLoS, modified by Wikipedia users Nina and Beao Closed Access logo, derived from PLoS Open Access logo. This version with transparent background. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Closed_Access_logo_transparent.svg Jakob Voss, based on art designer at PLoS, modified by Wikipedia users Nina and Beao
    Authors: Bruno Agard; Samuel Bassetto;

    The purpose of this article is to help managers early in the design of new product families. Based on product structures, sales forecasts, and constraints imposed by the marketplace, like quality and cost, the proposed method selects the product modules that meet customer requirements for the products, while respecting those constraints. The proposal includes a single-level module design formulation that considers quality and cost simultaneously. The method for testing the proposed algorithm is based on a case study of an electro–mechanical assembly device (headlamp). The performance of the algorithm is compared to that of the zero module case, where often the constraint problem cannot be resolved. The main result is a model and an algorithm that optimise quality and cost under the constraints of quality and cost. It shows what modules to manufacture, in what quantities, and in which products to use them. The output also provides the predicted quality and cost, based on improvements made to the modules. T...

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