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Development of a product design support tool using manufacturing cycle time

Marsudi, Muhammad and Abdul Wahab, Dzuraidah and Che Haron, Che Hassan (2008) Development of a product design support tool using manufacturing cycle time. In: International Conference on Computers and Industrial Engineering, 31 October - 2 November 2008, Beijing, China.


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Nowadays varieties of product are still continuously increasing in the market. To survive in their business, companies should be able develop new products. This means that for a company, product development is an important aspect for competing in the market. In this situation, a need for a design support tool to help product development team in the development activities is very urgent. This paper addresses the development of a design support tool based on mathematical model related to cycle time, modeling a multi-stage, multi-product production line system and it can process a variety of products in a batch production environment. Products are processed according to a predefined sequence. The tool used at earlier stages of product design to develop products in a shorter time.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Batch production; cycle time; mathematical; model; multi-stage production line; product design
Subjects: T Technology > TS Manufactures
Divisions: Faculty of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering > Department of Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering
Depositing User: Mrs Hasliza Hamdan
Date Deposited: 23 Apr 2012 00:59
Last Modified: 23 Apr 2012 00:59
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/2255
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