Recent Submissions

  • 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 ...