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Operations Management Research and Cellular Manufacturing Systems

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Operations Management Research and Cellular Manufacturing Systems: Innovative Methods and Approaches presents advancements in the field of operations management, focusing specifically on topics related to layout design for manufacturing environments. Chapters in this book discuss the arrangement of resources used in batch production and provide perspectives on technological, organizational, and social perspectives of cellular manufacturing systems. This book will support teachers, doctoral scholars, decision makers in industry, and students educated in operations management.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Editorial Advisory Board and List of Reviewers
    1. Editorial Advisory Board
    2. List of Reviewers
  5. PREFACE
    1. ABOUT THE SUBJECT
    2. ORGANIZATION OF THE BOOK
    3. Target Audience
  6. Acknowledgment
  7. Section 1: Methods and Trends in Manufacturing Cell Formation
    1. Chapter 1: Developments in Modern Operations Management and Cellular Manufacturing
      1. Abstract
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT IN THE CONTEMPORARY ERA
      4. DEVELOPMENTS IN CELLULAR MANUFACTURING APPROACHES AND METHODS
      5. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 2: Decision Support Framework for the Selection of a Layout Type
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. THE LINK BETWEEN STRATEGIC OBJECTIVES AND LAYOUT TYPE
      5. DECISION SUPPORT FRAMEWORK
      6. CASE STUDY
      7. CONCLUSION AND REFLECTIONS
    3. Chapter 3: Comparison of Connected vs. Disconnected Cellular Systems
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. LITERATURE REVIEW
      5. DESCRIPTION OF THE SYSTEM STUDIED: THE CASE STUDY
      6. ALTERNATE DESIGNS CONSIDERED
      7. RESULTS OBTAINED
      8. CONCLUSION
    4. Chapter 4: Design of Manufacturing Cells Based on Graph Theory
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. GRAPH COLORING
      5. GRAPH COLORING AND MANUFACTURING CELLS DESIGN
      6. DISSIMILARITY INDEXES BETWEEN PARTS
      7. ALGORITHMS
      8. RESULTS
      9. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    5. Chapter 5: Genetic vs. Hybrid Algorithm in Process of Cell Formation
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. LITERATURE REVIEW
      4. METHODOLOGY
      5. GA-BASED ALGORITHM
      6. TESTING AND MEASUREMENT OF PROPOSED ALGORITHMS PERFORMANCE
      7. RESULTS AND EVALUATION
      8. DISCUSSION AND CONCLUSION
      9. APPENDIX
    6. Chapter 6: Design of Cellular Manufacturing System Using Non-Traditional Optimization Algorithms
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. PROBLEM REPRESENTATION
      4. GENETIC ALGORITHM
      5. SIMULATED ANNEALING ALGORITHM
      6. TABU SEARCH
      7. ARTIFICIAL IMMUNE SYSTEM (AIS)
      8. SHEEP FLOCKS HEREDITY ALGORITHM
      9. EXPERIMENTATION
      10. CONCLUSION
      11. APPENDIX
    7. Chapter 7: Similarity-Based Cluster Analysis for the Cell Formation Problem
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. LITERATURE REVIEW
      4. SIMILARITY BASED HIERARCHICAL CLUSTERING PROCESS
      5. CLUSTERING PERFORMANCE EVALUATION
      6. NUMERICAL EXAMPLE
      7. EXPERIMENTAL ANALYSIS
      8. CONCLUSION AND FURTHER RESEARCH
    8. Chapter 8: An Estimation of Distribution Algorithm for Part Cell Formation Problem
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. LITERATURE REVIEW
      4. ESTIMATION OF DISTRIBUTION ALGORITHM
      5. PROBLEM STATEMENT
      6. PROPOSED EDA FOR MPCF PROBLEM (EDA-CF)
      7. COMPARATIVE STUDY
      8. CONCLUSION
      9. APPENDIX
    9. Chapter 9: Cellular or Functional layout?
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. COMPARATIVE STUDIES FRAMEWORK
      4. SIMULATION MODELS
      5. THE OBJECTIVE COMPARISON METHODOLOGY
      6. CONCLUSION
  8. Section 2: Production Planning and Scheduling in Cellular Manufacturing Environment
    1. Chapter 10: Cell Loading and Family Scheduling for Jobs with Individual Due Dates
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. THE PROBLEM STUDIED
      5. PROPOSED SOLUTION TECHNIQUES
      6. ANALYSIS OF RESULTS
      7. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE WORK
      8. APPENDIX
    2. Chapter 11: Production Planning Models using Max-Plus Algebra
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. MAX-PLUS ALGEBRA
      4. LITERATURE REVIEW
      5. THE MATHEMATICAL MODEL
      6. BASIC BLOCKS
      7. JOB SHOP EXAMPLE
      8. MODELING MANUFACTURING LAYOUTS
      9. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    3. Chapter 12: Operator Assignment Decisions in a Highly Dynamic Cellular Environment
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. PROBLEM STATEMENT
      5. PROPOSED MATHEMATICAL MODELS
      6. DATA USED IN EXPERIMENTS
      7. EXPERIMENTS
      8. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE WORK
    4. Chapter 13: Alternative Heuristic Algorithm for Flow Shop Scheduling Problem
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. LITERATURE REVIEW
      4. THE PROPOSED APPROACH TO MULTI STAGE FLOW SHOP SEQUENCING
      5. CONCURRENT ALGORITHMS FOR FLOW SHOP SEQUENCING
      6. COMPARISON WITH BENCHMARKED ALGORITHMS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. APPENDIX
    5. Chapter 14: Optimization and Mathematical Programming to Design and Planning Issues in Cellular Manufacturing Systems under Uncertain Situations
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. PROBLEM BACKGROUND
      4. OPTIMIZATION APPROACHES IN UNCERTAIN SITUATIONS
      5. DECISION MAKING APPROACHES IN UNCERTAIN SITUATIONS
      6. MATHEMATICAL MODELLING
      7. CONCLUSION
    6. Chapter 15: Planning Process Families with PROGRES
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. RELATED WORK
      4. OVERVIEW OF PROGRES-BASED PROCESS FAMILY PLANNING
      5. META MODELS OF PROCESS FAMILY PLANNING
      6. GENERIC MODELS OF PROCESS FAMILY PLANNING
      7. CASE STUDY
      8. CONCLUSION
      9. Appendix A: The Control Structure Supporting Process Family Planning
      10. Appendix B: The Control Structure Supporting Process Family Planning
      11. Appendix C
      12. Appendix D
      13. Appendix E
  9. Section 3: Related Issues to Cellular Manufacturing Systems
    1. Chapter 16: Lean Thinking Based Investment Planning at Design Stage of Cellular/Hybrid Manufacturing Systems
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. LEAN THINKING BASED INVESTMENT PLANNING BY AXIOMATIC DESIGN FOR CMS OR HMS
      5. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 17: Performance Comparison of Cellular Manufacturing Configurations in Different Demand Profiles
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. MANUFACTURING SYSTEM CONTEXT
      5. LOADING POLICY
      6. SIMULATION ENVIRONMENT
      7. SIMULATION RESULTS
      8. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE DEVELOPMENT
    3. Chapter 18: Petri Net Model Based Design and Control of Robotic Manufacturing Cells
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. MODELING OF MANUFACTURING CELLS USING MODIFIED PETRI NETS
      4. DESIGN OF HIERARCHICAL AND DISTRIBUTED CONTROL SYSTEM
      5. REAL-TIME CONTROL OF A MANUFACTURING CELL
      6. CONCLUSION
    4. Chapter 19: Equipment Replacement Decisions Models with the Context of Flexible Manufacturing Cells
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. THE PROBLEM STATEMENT
      4. RELATED WORK
      5. MODELS DEVELOPMENT
      6. DISCUSSION AND CONCLUSION
    5. Chapter 20: Multi-Modal Assembly-Support System for Cellular Manufacturing
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. PREVIOUS RELATED STUDIES
      4. MULTI-MODAL ASSEMBLY-SUPPORT SYSTEM
      5. CONCLUSION
  10. About the Contributors
  11. Index