Browsing by Author "Roy, Rajkumar"

Browsing by Author "Roy, Rajkumar"

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  • Mountney, Sara (Cranfield University, 2009)
    This study investigates the identification, acquisition and sharing of innovative manufacturing knowledge for the preliminary design of complex mechanical components. Such components need to satisfy multiple, often conflicting ...
  • Redding, Louis E.; Tiwari, Ashutosh; Roy, Rajkumar; Phillips, Paul; Shaw, Andrew (Sage, 2014-07-18)
    Manufacturing organisations seek ever more innovative approaches in order to maintain and improve their competitive position within the global market. One such initiative that is gaining significance is ‘through-life ...
  • Bankole, O. O.; Roy, Rajkumar; Shehab, Essam; Wardle, P. (Cranfield University Press, 2009-04-01)
    The Industrial Product-Service System (IPS2) takes a whole life cycle view in order to consider the total cost of the IPS2 offering. This paper focuses on the concept of customer affordability which aims to review current ...
  • Fernández del Amo, Iñigo; Erkoyuncu, John Ahmet; Roy, Rajkumar; Wilding, Stephen (Elsevier, 2018-02-08)
    Augmented Reality (AR) visualization capabilities can impact on maintenance. From enhancing performance to retrieving feedback, AR can close the information loop between maintenance information systems and the operations ...
  • Stelling, Mark (Cranfield University, 2008-10)
    The design of business processes often ignores detailed consideration of service cost. With competitive market pressure, this has become a key factor for the service sector. Along with cost, customer satisfaction is a ...
  • Tiwari, Ashutosh; Roy, Rajkumar (2004-11-10)
    Challenges in real world optimisation using evolutionary computing With rising global competition, it is becoming increasingly more important for industry to optimise its activities. However, the complexity of real-life ...
  • Zhao, Yifan; Tinsley, Lawrence; Addepalli, Sri; Mehnen, Jorn; Roy, Rajkumar (Elsevier, 2016-06-11)
    This paper introduces a coefficient clustering analysis method to detect and quantitatively measure damage occurring in composite materials using pulsed thermographic inspection. This method is based on fitting a low order ...
  • Wan, Shan; Li, Dongbo; Gao, James; Roy, Rajkumar; He, Fei (Springer, 2016-12-03)
    From product maintenance and service point of view, high-value sophisticated computer numerical control (CNC) machine tools in modern manufacturing factories play important roles: they are manufacturing equipment, and on ...
  • Zhao, Yifan; Addepalli, Sri; Sirikham, Adisorn; Roy, Rajkumar (Elsevier, 2017-10-07)
    In the context of non-destructive testing, quantification of uncertainty caused by various factors such as inspection technique, testing environment and the operator is important and challenge. This paper introduces a ...
  • Roy, Rajkumar; Stark, R.; Tracht, K.; Takata, S.; Mori, M. (Elsevier, 2016-06-30)
    High value and long life products require continuous maintenance throughout their life cycle to achieve required performance with optimum through-life cost. This paper presents foundations and technologies required to offer ...
  • Roy, Rajkumar (2003-09-18)
    Cost has become a major business driver in many industries. It is observed that there is a lack of understanding about the process to estimate, manage and control costs across the lifecycle of a product. This report presents ...
  • Romero Rojo, Francisco Javier; Roy, Rajkumar; Shehab, Essam; Cheruvu, Kalyan; Mason, Phil (Professional Engineering Publishing, 2012-01-31)
    This paper provides a cost estimating framework for electrical, electronic and electromechanical (EEE) components obsolescence, which represents the main source of obsolescence issues, owing to the increasingly short life ...
  • Oduguwa, Patrick Ademola (Cranfield University, 2006-10)
    Competition and the associated challenges in the automotive industry are increasing. Products are becoming more complex to satisfy growing needs of the consumers and products need to be cheaper and produced quicker. The ...
  • Roy, Rajkumar; Datta, Partha Priya; Romero Rojo, Fran; Erkoyuncu, John Ahmet (CIRP, 2009-05)
    The motivation of this Keynote comes from the lack of research in estimating costs of an industrial product-service system (IPS2 ). A competitive IPS2 framework has been developed by Cranfield University for delivering ...
  • Roy, Rajkumar; Allen, David; Zamora, Oscar (Elsevier Science B.V., Amsterdam., 2004-06-10)
    Photochemical machining (PCM), also known as photoetching, photofabrication or photochemical milling, is a non-traditional manufacturing method based on the combination of photoresist imaging and chemical etching. PCM uses ...
  • Baguley, Paul; Roy, Rajkumar; Watson, James W. (2008-12-31)
    The automotive safety-testing environment currently deploys virtual methods and physical crash testing for new product development and validation in safety testing legislation. Cost benefit analysis of crash testing is ...
  • Erkoyuncu, John A. (Cranfield University, 2011-01)
    Globally manufacturing based industries are typically transforming operations to enhance the delivery of services throughout equipment use. Within the defence industry, Contracting for Availability (CfA) has emerged as ...
  • Hadden, John (Cranfield University, 2008-04)
    As markets have become increasingly saturated, companies have acknowledged that their business strategies need to focus on identifying those customers who are most likely to churn. To address this, a method is required ...
  • Shah, Satya Ramesh; Roy, Rajkumar; Tiwari, Ashutosh; Majeed, Basim (2005-11-01)
    This paper describes the research and development of a methodology to identify the type of information required by the service advisor (CSA) within customer contact centre (CCC) environment. Data was collected through case ...
  • Bailey, Jesse Ian (Cranfield University, 2003-02)
    Cutting tools play an important part in today's manufacturing industry. There is an ever-increasing pressure on the cutting tool design industry to produce better quality products in response to the needs of the automotive ...