Sequential Process Optimisation Using Genetic Algorithms

  • Victor Oduguwa
  • Ashutosh Tiwari
  • Rajkumar Roy
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3242)


Locating good design solutions within a sequential process environment is necessary to improve the quality and overall productivity of the processes. Multi-objective, multi-stage sequential process design is a complex problem involving large number of design variables and sequential relationship between any two stages. The aim of this paper is to propose a novel framework to handle real-life sequential process optimisation problems using a Genetic Algorithm (GA) based technique. The research validates the proposed GA based framework using a real-life case study of optimising the multi-pass rolling system design. The framework identifies a number of near optimal designs of the rolling system.


Genetic Algorithm Design Variable Pareto Front Optimal Pareto Front Roll Force 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Victor Oduguwa
    • 1
  • Ashutosh Tiwari
    • 1
  • Rajkumar Roy
    • 1
  1. 1.Enterprise Integration, School of Industrial and Manufacturing ScienceCranfield UniversityCranfield, BedfordUK

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