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dc.contributor.author El-Khalil, Raed
dc.date.accessioned 2016-05-27T06:37:38Z
dc.date.available 2016-05-27T06:37:38Z
dc.date.copyright 2013 en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1748-5037 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10725/3887
dc.description.abstract Discrete simulation and computer modelling serve as an effective means for the analysis and optimisation of manufacturing systems. Simulation and computer modelling tools provide a quantitative means for the analysis of a current manufacturing process as well as evaluating alternative designs and/or systems. This paper will present an analysis and optimisation of a new manufacturing system for front suspension axle assembly process utilising computer modelling and simulation. This paper is sponsored by one of the original equipment manufacturers axle assembly plant in North America. The main objective of this paper is to determine the optimal offline buffer locations for a front axle assembly line to achieve maximum throughput within budget limitations or constraints. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.title Simulation and modelling en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.description.version Published en_US
dc.title.subtitle Operating and managing a new axle manufacturing system en_US
dc.author.school SOB en_US
dc.author.idnumber 201005172 en_US
dc.author.department Department of Information Technology and Operations Management (ITOM) en_US
dc.description.embargo N/A en_US
dc.relation.journal International Journal of Industrial and Systems Engineering en_US
dc.journal.volume 13 en_US
dc.journal.issue 2 en_US
dc.article.pages 219-232 en_US
dc.keywords Discrete simulation en_US
dc.keywords Maximising investment efficiency en_US
dc.keywords Front axles assembly line en_US
dc.identifier.doi http://dx.doi.org/10.1504/IJISE.2013.051793 en_US
dc.identifier.ctation El-Khalil, R. (2013). Simulation and modelling: operating and managing a new axle manufacturing system. International Journal of Industrial and Systems Engineering, 13(2), 219-232. en_US
dc.author.email raed.elkhalil@lau.edu.lb en_US
dc.identifier.tou http://libraries.lau.edu.lb/research/laur/terms-of-use/articles.php en_US
dc.identifier.url http://www.inderscienceonline.com/doi/abs/10.1504/IJISE.2013.051793 en_US
dc.orcid.id https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2514-1120


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