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The Application of Ant Colony in Maintenance Combinatorial Analysis

  • Xia Jian
Part of the Advances in Intelligent and Soft Computing book series (AINSC, volume 146)

Abstract

Maintenance disassembly sequence planning is an important part of maintainability design. To tackle disassembly sequence planning problem efficiently, based on the product’s basic information and constraint relations between parts, disassembly Petri net reachable graph is presented. The problem of disassembly sequence planning is transformed into that of searching optimal paths in the graph. At the same time an ant colony optimization algorithm is presented to search the optimal solutions. Through examples verify the effectiveness of the method.

Keywords

Disassembly sequence planning Reachable graph Ant colony optimization algorithm 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Xia Jian
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  1. 1.College of Aerospace Engineering and Applied MechanicTongji UniversityShanghaiChina

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