Multi-criteria Decision-Making Problems in Cutting Tool Wear Evaluation

  • Piotr Wittbrodt
  • Iwona Lapunka
  • Katarzyna Marek-Kołodziej
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 644)


The purpose of this paper is to present selected multi-criteria decision-making methods, e.g. Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP), Analytic Network Process (ANP), ELECTRE or TOPSIS. Selected issues connected with technical objects operation were introduced and AHP was applied to resolve the problem of tool wear estimation of a shoulder milling cutter. The analysis showed that use of Analytical Hierarchical Process (AHP) has potential to estimate the cutter blade condition. The results obtained, determining suitability of the tool for further processing, was conducted by a specialist in the field.


Multi-criteria decision making problems Operations Tool wear Cutting tool 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Piotr Wittbrodt
    • 1
  • Iwona Lapunka
    • 2
  • Katarzyna Marek-Kołodziej
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Management and Production Engineering, Faculty of Production Engineering and LogisticsOpole University of TechnologyOpolePoland
  2. 2.Department of Project Management, Faculty of Production Engineering and LogisticsOpole University of TechnologyOpolePoland

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