Essays about: "Reconfigurable Manufacturing System"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 13 essays containing the words Reconfigurable Manufacturing System.

  1. 1. Developing a line balancing tool for reconfigurable manufacturing systems : A tool to support investment decisions

    University essay from Jönköping University/JTH, Produktionsutveckling; Jönköping University/JTH, Produktionsutveckling

    Author : Mohamed Elnourani Abdelmageed; Filip Skärin; [2021]
    Keywords : Reconfigurable manufacturing systems; Line balancing; Assembly lines; Case study;

    Abstract : Purpose - This thesis aims to developing a decision-making tool which fits in a reconfigurable manufacturing system (RMS) milieu used to identify whether to introduce and produce a new product into an already existing assembly line or to invest in a new assembly line. To fulfil the purpose, four research questions were developed. READ MORE

  2. 2. Investment Model to Evaluate Changeable Manufacturing Systems : An real options approach to measure the value of flexibility for investments in an industrial context

    University essay from Jönköping University/JTH, Industriell produktutveckling, produktion och design

    Author : Fredrik Olsson; Alexander Werthén; [2021]
    Keywords : Reconfigurable Manufacturing System; Changeable Manufacturing System; Investment Model; Flexibility; Changeability; Real Options;

    Abstract : Purpose: The purpose of the study is to develop an investment model which can be applied during the design of a manufacturing system, that considers DMS, FMS, and RMS. With the aim of the developed model is to give decision makers monetary basis for the added from changeability. READ MORE

  3. 3. Simulation-based multiobjective optimization and availability analysis of reconfigurable manufacturing systems

    University essay from Högskolan i Skövde/Institutionen för ingenjörsvetenskap

    Author : Andrés Del Riego Navarro; Álvaro Rico Pérez; [2021]
    Keywords : Reconfigurable manufacturing system RMS ; simulation-based multi-objective optimization SBMO ; system configuration; process planning and line balancing; availability;

    Abstract : Due to the changes and improvements that have occurred over the years, the manufacturing sector has evolved. Companies in the 21st-century face changes in the marketplace that are difficult to predict due to international competition and the rapid emergence of new products. READ MORE

  4. 4. Conceptual decision support tool for RMS-investments : A three-pronged approach to investments with focus on performance metrics for reconfigurability

    University essay from Jönköping University/JTH, Produktionsutveckling; Jönköping University/JTH, Produktionsutveckling

    Author : Gustav Eriksson; Johan Isendahl; [2020]
    Keywords : Reconfigurable Manufacturing System; Decision Support Tool; Investment; Key Performance Indicators; Investment Model.;

    Abstract : Today's society is characterized by a high degree of change where the manufacturing systems are affected by both internal and external factors. To adapt to current manufacturing requirements in the form of short lead-time, more variants, low and fluctuating volumes, in a cost-efficient manner, new approaches are needed. READ MORE

  5. 5. Benefits & barriers of implementing reconfigurable jigs : A study in offsite manufacturing of unique house elements in Sweden

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/JTH, Produktionsutveckling; Högskolan i Jönköping/JTH, Produktionsutveckling

    Author : Victoria Sege; Pelda Balta; [2019]
    Keywords : Reconfigurability; flexible manufacturing system; housing; mass customization;

    Abstract : The aim of this paper is to identify the enablers, barriers and benefits of implementing reconfigurable jigs in the off-site manufacturing of unique house elements. Due to de- mands on customization, volume and lowering the cost, there is a need to increase flex- ibility in the industry. READ MORE