Title: Energy sensitive machining parameter optimisation
Author: Deepak Gupta, Bhaskaran Gopalakrishnan
Department of Industrial and Engineering Technology, School of Polytechnic Studies, Southeast Missouri State University, One University Plaza, MS 6825, Cape Girardeau, MO 63701, USA.
Department of Industrial and Management Systems Engineering, College of Engineering and Mineral Resources, West Virginia University, P.O. Box 6070, Morgantown, WV 26506-6070, USA
Abstract: Machining economics has been a challenging and interesting problem for decades. With the recent problems in supply of energy and increasing demand and cost, consideration of problems related to energy usage has become critical for the manufacturing industry. This paper aims to integrate the concept of machining economics and energy conservation. A geometric programming mathematical model was developed for the single pass turning operation. The model is based on an energy sensitive parameter selection process and minimises the overall cost of manufacturing. The solution methodology was developed to automate the process of parameters selection. Last but not the least; this paper is focused on increasing the energy efficiency awareness.
Keywords: energy cost; geometric programming; machining parameters; optimisation; turning; machining economics; energy conservation; mathematical modelling; parameter selection; energy efficiency.
Int. J. of Industrial and Systems Engineering, 2010 Vol.5, No.4, pp.405 - 423
Available online: 05 May 2010