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    • A variation of the network flow algorithm to optimize the diversity of project groups 

      Mauch, Holger (Association for Industry, Engineering and Management Systems (AIEMS), 2019-12)
      Research has shown that the amount of diversity within project groups has an effect on how well groups perform. In particular, groups that are balanced with respect to gender, race, national origin, and social background ...
    • A benchmark study - How industrial engineering undergraduate programs are addressing healthcare needs 

      Mustaquim, Tasmia; Boudreaux, Paige; Nahmens, Isabelina; Harvey, Craig; Ikuma, Laura (Association for Industry, Engineering and Management Systems (AIEMS), 2019-12)
      While healthcare in the U.S. has made great strides at improvement, the delivery system still needs major changes, as evidenced by increasing costs (4-10% per year) and ongoing problems with patient safety. Healthcare ...
    • Effects of design parameters on dimensional accuracy of parts made on a mini 3-axis CNC router 

      Radharamanan, R. (Association for Industry, Engineering and Management Systems (AIEMS), 2019-12)
      Computer numerical control (CNC) is a very broad term that encompasses a variety of types of machines used in industrial automation - all with different sizes, shapes, and functions. But the easiest way to think about CNC ...
    • Does corporate social responsibility affect corporate profit margins? 

      Arbogast, Gordon W.; Agrawal, Vikas (Association for Industry, Engineering and Management Systems (AIEMS), 2019-12)
      Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is increasingly playing a major role in Corporate Business Strategy. Initially, many firms played "lip service" to CSR in trying to be compliant with a new initiative that perceived ...
    • Optimal stormwater runoff path by identifying gravitational potential energy function with the least energy path 

      Zwawi, Mohammed; Algarni, Mohammed (Association for Industry, Engineering and Management Systems (AIEMS), 2019-12)
      This study identifies a stormwater runoff path that has the least energy value, which is proposed to be defined from the principle of the potential energy function. The runoff path is one of the most important issues for ...
    • A genetic algorithm for battery-based energy storage transportation using railway 

      Abdallah, Khaled S.; Taha, Raghda B. (Association for Industry, Engineering and Management Systems (AIEMS), 2019-12)
      The use of renewable energy sources has increased significantly in the past few years. Due to the intermittent nature of the renewable energy sources, planning and distribution of this energy is considered a challenging ...
    • Safety culture at a collegiate flight school 

      Wheeler, Brooke; Cambata, Christopher; Alyamani, Gazali; Fox, Greg; Silver, Isaac (Association for Industry, Engineering and Management Systems (AIEMS), 2019-12)
      Safety management systems are implemented in aviation to assess and iteratively improve on safety, with the goal of monitoring and maintaining a strong safety culture to reduce risks and avoid future incidents and accidents. ...
    • Application of group control charts for multiple parts manufacturing 

      Abdulaziz, Abdulaziz; Ribas, Clovis S.; Weheba, Gamal (Association for Industry, Engineering and Management Systems (AIEMS), 2019-12)
      In many manufacturing processes, multiple identical parts are made in parallel during a single run. Different inspectors may inspect similar parts, and several assembly lines may produce similar products. These scenarios ...
    • Mobile device espionage 

      Carstens, Deborah; Mahlman, John; Miller, Jeffrey; Shaffer, Matthew (Association for Industry, Engineering and Management Systems (AIEMS), 2019-12)
      Malware and hacking activities are growing among today's most popular mobile devices. These security risks are prompting companies, federal facilities, and other institutions to enact policies aimed at mitigating the amount ...
    • Operational mishap and incident reports by phase of flight 

      Wheeler, Brooke; Wertin, Ryder; Ardic, Emma Golcher; Fox, Greg; Silver, Isaac (Association for Industry, Engineering and Management Systems (AIEMS), 2019-12)
      Voluntary reporting programs such as the Aviation Safety Action Program and Aviation Safety Reporting System exist so that organizations are able to detect problems, trends, and hazards during flight operations and make ...
    • Examining airline ground operation incidents by airport size 

      Wheeler, Brooke; Gomez-Womack, Jahleel L.; White, David C. (Association for Industry, Engineering and Management Systems (AIEMS), 2019-12)
      Evaluating ground operations incidents is a critical step for airlines from both a management and safety perspective. Analysis of incidents is useful in both safety management and in planning for training and recurrent ...
    • Evaluating the impact of student constructed four-bar mechanisms on achieving learning objectives in an Industrial Mechanisms course 

      Cress, Jacob A. (Association for Industry, Engineering and Management Systems (AIEMS), 2019-12)
      A comparison of achieving learning outcomes for kinematic analysis is given between two semesters of an Industrial Mechanisms course. The variable introduced is an active learning based teaching method in the form of a ...
    • Lean in education: Mistake-proofing methods used by teachers at a magnet high school. 

      Keyser, Robert S. (Association for Industry, Engineering and Management Systems (AIEMS), 2019-06)
      High school teachers, like most people, make mistakes on a regular basis, but they have also developed mistake-proofing methods to negate the impact of these errors. There is currently no published research in the field ...
    • An overview of very high cycle fatigue behavior of additively manufactured Ti-6Al-4V 

      Frye, Palmer; Simsiriwong, Jutima (Association for Industry, Engineering and Management Systems (AIEMS), 2019-06)
      This paper presents a brief review on the current state of knowledge of the very high cycle fatigue (VHCF) behavior of metallic parts fabricated using Additive Manufacturing (AM) processes. It has been shown that AM has ...
    • Smart sensor interface model using IoT for pipeline integrity Cathodic Protection 

      Algarni, Mohammed; Zwawi, Mohammed (Association for Industry, Engineering and Management Systems (AIEMS), 2019-06)
      This study proposes a design of a smart sensor interface for monitoring Cathodic Protection (CP) in an Internet of Things (IoT) environment. The corrosion sensor is used to monitor voltage potential from a sacrificial anode ...
    • Engineering disasters: The role of engineering versus management cumulative failure risk factor 

      Gapinski, Andrzej J. (Association for Industry, Engineering and Management Systems (AIEMS), 2019-06)
      The article investigates engineering disasters as failures of either engineering design, project management decisions, or management processes in general. The paper points out that more often than not the failures of ...
    • Exploratory analysis of the Malcolm Baldrige National Performance Excellence Award model 

      Tettey, Anyama; Gholston, Sampson; Mesmer, Bryan (Association for Industry, Engineering and Management Systems (AIEMS), 2019-06)
      This paper conducts exploratory statistical analysis to assess trends in scores for the Malcolm Baldrige National Performance Excellence Award Model (MBNQA). The analysis identifies significant differences and similarities ...
    • Big data, ethics, and social impact theory: A conceptual framework 

      White, Gwen; Ariyachandra, Thilini; White, David (Association for Industry, Engineering and Management Systems (AIEMS), 2019-06)
      Decisions made using big data, impact ethical issues like privacy, security, ownership, and decision making. In addition, those same decisions can have a positive or negative social impact. This paper proposes a framework ...
    • Performance enhancing drug usage: The influence of adverse health effects and public embarrassment 

      Cudmore, B. Andrew; Jensen, Sherry (Association for Industry, Engineering and Management Systems (AIEMS), 2019-06)
      This research examines the impact of adverse health effects and public embarrassment as deterrents to the use of performance enhancing drugs (PEDs). Deterrence theory suggests that potential PED users execute a cost-benefit ...
    • Review of earned value management (EVM) methodology, its limitations, and applicable extensions. 

      Nizam, Anisulrahman; Elshannaway, Ahmad (Association for Industry, Engineering and Management Systems (AIEMS), 2019-06)
      Department of Defense (DoD) Instruction 5000.02 requires an Earned Value Management System (EVMS) compliant with ANSI/EIA-748 for all DoD cost or incentive contracts valued at or greater than $20M. Earned Value Management ...