Title: Optimisation of FMS operations by using multiple criteria decision-making

Authors: Fota Adriana; Boscoianu Mircea; Calefariu Gavrila; Barabas Sorin

Addresses: Faculty of Technological Engineering and Industrial Management, Transilvania University of Brasov, 29, Eroilor Bd., Brasov 500036, Romania. ' Faculty of Technological Engineering and Industrial Management, Transilvania University of Brasov, 29, Eroilor Bd., Brasov 500036, Romania. ' Faculty of Technological Engineering and Industrial Management, Transilvania University of Brasov, 29, Eroilor Bd., Brasov 500036, Romania. ' Faculty of Technological Engineering and Industrial Management, Transilvania University of Brasov, 29, Eroilor Bd., Brasov 500036, Romania

Abstract: This paper aims at presenting the topic of optimising production in flexible manufacturing systems (FMSs). Research is directed towards FMSs study to find out their behaviour and performance as well, and if possible, even before their physical realisation, and to scientifically establish the models of FMS optimisation, with application in the circular concrete shafts. Mathematical models will contain a number of parameters and optimisation criteria, objective function, performance indicators, average optimal synthesis and real time.

Keywords: FMS optimisation; flexible manufacturing systems; production optimisation; modelling; manufacturing MCDM; multicriteria decision making; production planning; production control; concrete shafts; circular shafts; mathematical modelling.

DOI: 10.1504/IJISE.2013.050548

International Journal of Industrial and Systems Engineering, 2013 Vol.13 No.1, pp.110 - 131

Available online: 01 Nov 2012 *

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