International Conference on Manufacturing Research (ICMR 2013)

International Conference on Manufacturing Research (ICMR 2013)

 

11th International Conference on Manufacturing Research (ICMR2013)

19th - 20th September 2013

Editors: Essam Shehab, Peter Ball, Benny Tjahjono

Organised by: Cranfield University

ISBN: 978-1-907413-23-0
ISSN: 2053-3373

Recent Submissions

  • Shehab, Essam; Ball, Peter D.; Tjahjono, Benny (Cranfield University, 2013-09-19)
    ICMR2013 was organised by Cranfield University on the 19-20 September 2013. The conference focuses on any aspects of product development, manufacturing technology, manufacturing systems, information systems and digital ...
  • Garba, Nasir; Duckers, Les; Hall, William (Cranfield University Press, 2013-09-19)
    This study assessed the potential (near, medium, and long term) impacts of climate change on first generation corn bioethanol and soybean biodiesel production in Gainesville, Florida, USA. The Decision Support System for ...
  • Heinicke, Matthias (Cranfield University Press, 2013-09-19)
    Considering the increasing turbulence in the markets, many companies are faced with the task of responding to changes in customer demand in a flexible and timely manner. A variety of current research projects in terms of ...
  • Briggs, James; Jin, Yan; Price, Mark; Burke, Robert (Cranfield University Press, 2013-09-19)
    With the advancement of flexible fixture and flexible tooling, mixed production has become possible for aircraft assembly as the manufacturing processes of different aircraft/sub-assembly models are similar. However, due ...
  • Hasan, Syed; Shah, Satya; Gao, James (Cranfield University Press, 2013-09-19)
    Management use the supply chain features more frequently, as the increasing rate of product introduc-tions demands more efforts from a business to deliver new products effectively and efficiently. To produce products at ...
  • Shahbazi, Sasha; Delkhosh, Ali; Ghassemi, Poorya; Wiktorsson, Magnus (Cranfield University Press, 2013-09-19)
    The supply chain is a complex system exchanging information, goods, material and money within enterprises, as well as between enterprises within the value chain. An effective supply chain management contributes to large ...
  • Durowoju, Olatunde; Chan, Hing; Wang, Xiaojun (Cranfield University Press, 2013-09-19)
    This study draws on information theory and aims to provide simulated evidence using real historical and statistical data to demonstrate how various levels of integration moderate the impact and uncertainties of information ...
  • Montoya-Torres, Jairo; Huaccho Huatuco, Luisa; Burgess, Thomas (Cranfield University Press, 2013-09-19)
    In recent years, two main concerns have surfaced in relation to improving manufacturing supply chains; one is their sustainability and the other is their resilience to major disruptions. This first concern relates to the ...
  • Chantzis, Dimitrios; Salonitis, Konstantinos; Paralikas, John; Chryssolouris, George (Cranfield University Press, 2013-09-19)
    The European automotive industry is known world-wide as the technically most advanced and innovative. Based on the competitiveness of global market, it is an emerging challenge and puts forward the need of flexibility for ...
  • Huang, Xin; Jules, Guiovanni; Saadat, Mozafar; Rakhodaei, Hamid (Cranfield University Press, 2013-09-19)
    This paper addresses the concept of ranking networks to the multiple criteria of customers to find the best and alternative networks. The use of modified AHP algorithm has been shown to provide better network ranking for ...
  • Rösiö, Carin; Bruch, Jessica; Wiktorsson, Magnus; Bellgran, Monica (Cranfield University Press, 2013-09-19)
    A key aspect in the manufacturing footprint analysis is the risk and sensitivity analysis of critical parameters. In order to contribute to efficient industrial methods and tools for making well-founded strategic decisions ...
  • Bjelkemyr, Marcus; Wiktorsson, Magnus; Bruch, Jessica; Rösiö, Carin; Bellgran, Monica (Cranfield University Press, 2013-09-19)
    Decision are commonly based on the available or easily accessible information; this is also true for more complex assessments like production localization. Where to locate production is often a key strategic decisions that ...
  • Pham, Duc; Le-Thi, Hoai; Castellani, Marco (Cranfield University Press, 2013-09-19)
    The Bees Algorithm models the foraging behaviour of honey bees in order to solve optimisation problems. The algorithm performs a kind of exploitative neighbourhood search combined with random explorative search. This paper ...
  • Mathew, Domoyi; Pilidis, Pericles; Di Lorenzo, Giuseppina (Cranfield University Press, 2013-09-19)
    Fossil fuel accounts for over 80% of the world`s primary energy, particularly in areas of transportation, manufacturing and domestic heating. However, depletion of fossil reserves, frequent threats to the security of fossil ...
  • Thomas, Andrew; Mason-Jones, Rachel; Turner, David; Davies, Paul; O’Doherty, Tim; O’Doherty, Daphne; Mason-Jones, Allan; Murphy, Lyndon (Cranfield University Press, 2013-09-19)
    The purpose of this paper is to investigate the current technical and operational supply chain issues surrounding the development of tidal and marine energy production in the UK. The paper outlines the market and growth ...
  • Ozoemena, Matthew; Hasan, Reaz; Cheung, Wai; Hackney, Philip (Cranfield University Press, 2013-09-19)
    A review of life cycle assessments (LCAs) of wind energy published in the past few years are presented in this paper. The aim is to identify the differences of the developed methodologies, in particular, the factors such ...
  • Pascoal, Filipa; Silveira, José (Cranfield University Press, 2013-09-19)
    The machining process leads the indices of productivity and employability in a world level and has an enormous influence at social and economics standards, however it requires machinery that consume high levels of energy, ...
  • Shahbazi, Sasha; Kurdve, Martin; Bjelkemyr, Marcus; Jönsson, Christina; Wiktorsson, Magnus (Cranfield University Press, 2013-09-19)
    Industrial waste is a key factor when assessing the sustainability of a manufacturing process or company. A multitude of visions, concepts, tools, and policies are used both academically and industrially to improve the ...
  • Al-Ashaab, Ahmed; Flores, Myrna; Hernando Anta, Pablo; Varro, Brigitta (Cranfield University Press, 2013-09-19)
    Global environmental problems, energy and raw material prices as well as their availability, increasingly demanding legislation and environmental taxes are some of the reasons that drive the consideration of sustainability ...
  • Pimenta, Handson; Ball, Peter D. (Cranfield University Press, 2013-09-19)
    Designers make decisions that ultimately impact on both the economic, environmental and social performance of the products and process, and many of these costs and impacts occur across the supply chain. This paper aims to ...

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