International Journal of Manufacturing Technology and Management (IJMTM)

International Journal of Manufacturing Technology and Management

2010 Vol.20 No.1/2/3/4

Special Issue on Production Line Systems: Concepts, Methods and Applications

Guest Editor: Dr. Sabry Shaaban


Pages Title and author(s)
4-24The sliding frame – extending the concept to various assembly line balancing problems
Yuval Cohen, Ezey Dar-El
DOI: 10.1504/IJMTM.2010.032889
25-45An empirical comparison of improvement heuristics for the mixed-model U-line balancing problem
John K. Visich, Basheer M. Khumawala, Joaquin Diaz-Saiz
DOI: 10.1504/IJMTM.2010.032890
46-58The performance of unpaced production lines with unequal operating time variabilities and buffer sizes
Sabry Shaaban
DOI: 10.1504/IJMTM.2010.032891
59-74Modelling the allocation of protective capacity to design unbalanced production lines
M. Caridi, R. Cigolini
DOI: 10.1504/IJMTM.2010.032892
75-93Adaptive Kanban control systems for two-stage production lines
Katsuhiko Takahashi, Katsumi Morikawa, Daisuke Hirotani, Takeshi Yoshikawa
DOI: 10.1504/IJMTM.2010.032893
94-119An investigation of the influence of coefficient of variation in the demand distribution on the performance of several lean production control strategies
John Geraghty, Cathal Heavey
DOI: 10.1504/IJMTM.2010.032894
120-155System model of production inventory control
Dirk Pons
DOI: 10.1504/IJMTM.2010.032895
156-168Factorial effects on the performance of closed-loop asynchronous automatic assembly systems
Wai Keung Leung, W.C. Ng
DOI: 10.1504/IJMTM.2010.032896
169-196An overview and comparison of four sequence generating methods for robotic assembly
B.B. Biswal, B.B. Choudhury, D. Mishra, P. Dash
DOI: 10.1504/IJMTM.2010.032897
197-221Cell formation considering real-life production parameters
Amit Rai Dixit, P.K. Mishra
DOI: 10.1504/IJMTM.2010.032898
222-241Operator assignment/reassignment problems in incremental cell formation
G. Kumara Raja Singh, G. Srinivasan
DOI: 10.1504/IJMTM.2010.032899
242-258Performance evaluation of hybrid-CLP vs. GA: non-permutation flowshop with constrained resequencing buffers
Gerrit Farber, Anna M. Coves Moreno, Said Salhi
DOI: 10.1504/IJMTM.2010.032900
259-285Supervisory-based capacity allocation control for manufacturing systems
Karim Tamani, Reda Boukezzoula, Georges Habchi
DOI: 10.1504/IJMTM.2010.032901
286-299Multistage production systems with random yields and rigid demand
Tal Ben-Zvi, Abraham Grosfeld-Nir
DOI: 10.1504/IJMTM.2010.032902
300-315Yield management in TFT-LCD manufacturing by using regression and neural network techniques
Kun-Lin Hsieh
DOI: 10.1504/IJMTM.2010.032903
316-330Solving the response time variability problem by means of the cross-entropy method
Alberto Garcia-Villoria, Albert Corominas, Rafael Pastor
DOI: 10.1504/IJMTM.2010.032904
331-357Note on the behaviour of an improvement heuristic on permutation and blocking flow-shop scheduling
Ramon Companys, Imma Ribas, Manel Mateo
DOI: 10.1504/IJMTM.2010.032905
358-371Optimum design selection of jigs/fixtures using digraph and matrix methods
V. Paramasivam, K.P. Padmanaban, V. Senthil
DOI: 10.1504/IJMTM.2010.032906