Assembly Line Design

The Balancing of Mixed-Model Hybrid Assembly Lines with Genetic Algorithms

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ISBN: 978-1-84628-112-9 (Print) 978-1-84628-114-3 (Online)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  1. Assembly Line Design Problems

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-6

      Designing Assembly Lines

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      Pages 7-11

      Design Approaches

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      Pages 13-27

      Assembly Line: History and Formulation

  2. Evolutionary Combinatorial Optimisation

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 29-29

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      Pages 31-38

      Evolutionary Combinatorial Optimisation

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      Pages 39-56

      Multiple Objective Grouping Genetic Algorithm

  3. Assembly Line Layout

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 57-57

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      Pages 59-75

      Equal Piles for Assembly Line Balancing

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      Pages 77-92

      The Resource Planning for Assembly Line

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      Pages 93-102

      Balance for Operation

  4. The Integrated Method

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 103-103

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      Pages 105-119

      Evolving to Integrate Logical and Physical Layout of Assembly Lines

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      Pages 121-135

      Concurrent Approach to Design Assembly Lines

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      Pages 137-143

      A Real-world Example Optimised by the OptiLine Software

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      Pages 145-148

      Conclusions and Future Work