Skip to content

Download Assembly Line Design: The Balancing of Mixed-Model Hybrid by Brahim Rekiek PDF

By Brahim Rekiek

Efficient meeting line layout is an issue of substantial commercial significance. regrettably, like many different layout procedures, it may be time-consuming and repetitive. as well as this, meeting line layout is frequently advanced as a result of the variety of a number of elements concerned: line potency, fee, reliability and area for instance. the most aim is to combine the layout with operations matters, thereby minimising its costs.

Since it truly is very unlikely to exchange a designer’s intelligence, event and creativity, it is very important offer him with a suite of guidance instruments so one can meet the conflicting targets concerned. Assembly Line Design offers 3 strategies in accordance with the Grouping Genetic set of rules (a robust and greatly appropriate optimisation and stochastic seek procedure) that are used to assist effective meeting line design:

• ‘equal piles for meeting lines’, a brand new set of rules brought to accommodate meeting line balancing (balancing stations’ loads);

• a brand new technique in line with a a number of target grouping genetic set of rules (MO-GGA) aiming to accommodate source making plans (selection of kit to hold out meeting tasks);

‘• stability for operation’ (BFO), brought to accommodate the alterations throughout the operation section of meeting strains.

Assembly Line Design might be of curiosity to technical group of workers operating in layout, making plans and creation departments in in addition to managers in who are looking to examine extra approximately concurrent engineering. This publication can also be of worth to researchers and postgraduate scholars in mechanical, production or micro-engineering.

Show description

Read or Download Assembly Line Design: The Balancing of Mixed-Model Hybrid Assembly Lines with Genetic Algorithms PDF

Best structured design books

Electronic Band Structure and Its Applications

This quantity supplies an up to date evaluation of theoretical and experimental tools of learning the digital band constitution. quite a few formalisms for particular calculations and plenty of information of necessary purposes, rather to alloys and semiconductors, are provided. The contributions hide the subsequent matters: alloy section diagrams, density functionals; disordered alloys; heavy fermions; impurities in metals and semiconductors; linearize band constitution calculations; magnetism in alloys; smooth concept of alloy band constitution; momentum densities in metals and alloys; photoemission; quasi-particles and houses of semiconductors; the recursion approach and shipping houses of crystals and quasi-crystals.

DNA Computing: 15th International Meeting on DNA Computing, DNA 15, Fayetteville, AR, USA, June 8-11, 2009. Revised Selected Papers

This booklet constitutes the completely refereed post-conference lawsuits of the fifteenth foreign assembly on DNA Computing, DNA15, held in Fayetteville, AR, united states, in June 2009. The sixteen revised complete papers awarded have been rigorously chosen in the course of rounds of reviewing and development from 38 submissions.

Additional resources for Assembly Line Design: The Balancing of Mixed-Model Hybrid Assembly Lines with Genetic Algorithms

Example text

Management determined the standard number of hours needed to complete the work and the productivity is measured by man-hours, or by piece-work. 6 Computers in Manufacturing The need to superimpose flexibility and variety on a system based on mass production and economies of scale began to cause problems. Confronted with these circumstances, manufactures started to look around to see how they could improve their flexibility and responsiveness. Approaches like flexible manufacturing, just-in-time, and group technology arose at that moment.

Thus, the process time of each station depends on the variant-product. 5). 5. Task duration is variable according to the variant Time Interval. The Time Interval T I = [tmin /C, tmax /C] ∈ [0, 1] measures the interrelation between the cycle time and the task times. Problems are expected to be relatively complex if TI is close to 1 (where tmin is the minimum process time and tmax is the maximum process time). Time Variability Ratio. This is defined by T V R = tmax /tmin and small values of TVR indicate that the operation times vary only in a small range.

The process continues until all individuals in the population are classified. Niched Pareto Genetic Algorithm. Horn and Nafpliotis [70] used a Pareto domination tournament (a niched Pareto GA, NPGA) instead of a nondominated sorting and ranking selection method. Two random individuals are picked to select a winner in a tournament selection. If one of them is nondominated and the other is dominated, then the non-dominated individual is selected. If both are either non-dominated or dominated, a niche count is found for each individual in the entire population.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.32 of 5 – based on 15 votes