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  • Computational methods for congestion toll pricing models 

    Hearn, Donald W.; Yildirim, Mehmet Bayram; Ramana, M. V.; Bai, L. H. (IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems, 2001-08)
    In earlier work a toll pricing framework for congestion pricing has been developed for both fixed and elastic demand traffic assignment models as an alternative to traditional marginal social cost pricing. Within the ...
  • A copula-based sampling method for data-driven prognostics 

    Xi, Zhimin; Jing, Rong; Wang, Pingfeng; Hu, Chao (Elsevier B.V., 2014-12)
    This paper develops a Copula-based sampling method for data-driven prognostics. The method essentially consists of an offline training process and an online prediction process: (i) the offline training process builds a ...
  • Copula-based statistical health grade system against mechanical faults of power transformers 

    Hu, Chao; Wang, Pingfeng; Youn, Byeng D.; Lee, Wook-Ryun; Yoon, Joung Taek (IEEE-INST Electrical Electronics Engineers Inc, 2012-10)
    A health grade system against mechanical faults of power transformers has been little investigated compared to those for chemical and electrical faults. This paper thus presents a statistical health grade system against ...
  • Cradle-to-gate sustainability tools for assessing greener manufacturing: Case study of pesticides for agricultural production in Japan 

    Overcash, Michael; Griffing, Evan M.; Twomey, Janet M.; Hayashi, Kiyotada (American Chemical Society, 2014-08-10)
    In the pesticide industrial sector, an emerging issue is stakeholder and customer interests in the life cycle profile of specific agricultural chemicals, often known as the carbon footprint. The origins of this issue are ...
  • Cross-sectional area of the lumbar back muscles as a function of torso flexion 

    Jorgensen, Michael J.; Marras, William S.; Gupta, Purnendu (Pergamon, 2003-05)
    Quantification of the maximum anatomical cross-sectional area of the lumbar back muscles as a function of torso flexion angle and development of prediction equations as a function of torso flexion and anthropometric measures.
  • Data collection framework on energy consumption in manufacturing 

    Drake, Rebekah; Yildirim, Mehmet Bayram; Twomey, Janet M.; Whitman, Lawrence E.; Ahmad, Jamal S.; Lodhia, Prashant (2006)
    In this paper, we propose a framework to characterize the energy consumption of machines and their subcomponents (e.g., spindle, coolant pump, controller, heater, hydraulic system in injection molding machine, motors in ...
  • Deep belief network based state classification for structural health diagnosis 

    Tamilselvan, Prasanna; Wang, Yibin; Wang, Pingfeng (IEEE, 2012)
    Effective health diagnosis provides multifarious benefits such as improved safety, improved reliability and reduced costs for the operation and maintenance of complex engineered systems. This paper presents a novel ...
  • Design of robust layout for Dynamic Plant Layout Problems 

    Pillai, V. Madhusudanan; Hunagund, Irappa Basappa; Krishnan, Krishna K. (Elsevier, 2011)
    In this paper, a design for robust facility layout is proposed under the dynamic demand environment. The general strategy for a multi period layout planning problem is adaptive approach. This approach for Dynamic Plant ...
  • Design-oriented functional capacity evaluation: the available motions inventory--a review 

    Malzahn, Don E.; Fernandez, Jeffrey E.; Kattel, B. P. (Informa Healthcare, 1996-08)
    The accommodation of a task to the unique abilities of an individual with a disability is becoming increasingly the responsibility of the employer. Functional capacity evaluation (FCE) provides the information necessary ...
  • Designing a global multi-disciplinary classroom: a learning experience in supply chain logistics Management 

    Barut, Mehmet; Yildirim, Mehmet Bayram; Kilic, Kemal (2006-04-12)
    Global competition has created multinational supply chains where raw materials production, marketing, and consumption can be in different countries in order to achieve cost-effective production and higher customer service ...
  • Dispatching rules for allocation of component types to machines in the automated assembly of printed circuit boards 

    Yildirim, Mehmet Bayram; Duman, Ekrem; Duman, Dilek (Springer Verlag, 2006)
    In this paper, we propose a model and algorithms to solve a load balancing problem on a printed circuit board assembly line. On this line of two identical machines, the problem of allocation of component types to ...
  • A double-loop adaptive sampling approach for sensitivity-free dynamic reliability analysis 

    Wang, Zequn; Wang, Pingfeng (Elsevier Ltd., 2015-10)
    Dynamic reliability measures reliability of an engineered system considering time-variant operation condition and component deterioration. Due to high computational costs, conducting dynamic reliability analysis at an early ...
  • Dynamic reliability-based robust design optimization with time-variant probabilistic constraints 

    Wang, Pingfeng; Wang, Zequn; Almaktoom, Abdulaziz T. (Taylor & Francis LTD, 2014-06-03)
    With the increasing complexity of engineering systems, ensuring high system reliability and system performance robustness throughout a product life cycle is of vital importance in practical engineering design. Dynamic ...
  • Dynamic web-based configuration changes in a supply chain 

    Whitman, Lawrence E.; Krishnan, Krishna K.; Subbiah, Nishant; Agarwal, Ramesh K. (2000-06)
    An optimized supply chain is a source of competitive advantage. Supply chain design consists of two phases: initial design and on-going design. There is currently much in the literature regarding initial supply chain ...
  • Economics of quality improvement in manufacturing processes based on attributes 

    Weheba, Gamal; Tola, Akale M.; Masud, Abu S.M. (2008)
    Traditional models of the cost of quality combine prevention and appraisal expenses and consider their coupled effect on failure costs. This approach conceals the real economic value of continuous process improvement and ...
  • The effect of pallet distance on torso kinematics and low back disorder risk 

    Jorgensen, Michael J.; Handa, Amit; Veluswamy, Prabaharan; Bhatt, Manish (Taylor & Francis, 2005-06)
    Intervention research for prevention of occupational low back injuries has focused on the effects of reducing extreme torso flexion and the external moment. Little is known about prevention strategies for torso twisting ...
  • Effect of torso flexion on the lumbar torso extensor muscle sagittal plane moment arms 

    Jorgensen, Michael J.; Marras, William S.; Gupta, Purnendu; Waters, Thomas R. (Elsevier BV, 2003-09)
    Accurate anatomical inputs for biomechanical models are necessary for valid estimates of internal loading. The magnitude of the moment arm of the lumbar erector muscle group is known to vary as a function of such variables ...
  • Efficiency measure for colleges of engineering 

    Katamjani, Ali Ghobahi; Malzahn, Don E.; Whitman, Lawrence E. (American Society for Engineering Education, 2014-06-15)
    As the need for engineers increases, there is a parallel decrease in public funding of higher education. The press for increased efficiency in the system of higher education is inevitable. Although each college of engineering ...
  • EI2N 2012 PC Co-chairs message 

    Panetto, Herve; Whitman, Lawrence E.; Dassisti, Michele; Cecil, J.; Park, Jinwoo (Springer-Verlag, 2012)
    After the successful Sixth edition in 2011, the seventh edition of the Enterprise Integration, Interoperability and Networking workshop (EI2N2012) has been organised as part of the OTM2012 Federated Conferences and is ...
  • Energy consumption of VA hospital CT scans 

    Esmaeili, Mohammad Amin; Jahromi, Ashkan S.; Twomey, Janet M.; Yildirim, Mehmet Bayram; Overcash, Michael; Elsken, Tyson; Dominquez, Fernando; Thomas, Nicholas; Mcadam, Ashlee (IEEE, 2011-05)
    The United States healthcare spending was about $7,681 per resident and accounted for 16.2% of the nation's GDP in 2008 and rose to compromise about 18% of the nation's GDP by 2010. As healthcare sector continues to grow ...