Handbook of Research on Manufacturing Process Modeling and Optimization Strategies

Handbook of Research on Manufacturing Process Modeling and Optimization Strategies

Raja Das (VIT University, India) and Mohan Pradhan (Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, Bhopal, India)
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Release Date: March, 2017|Copyright: © 2017 |Pages: 530
ISBN13: 9781522524403|ISBN10: 1522524401|EISBN13: 9781522524410|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-2440-3


Recent improvements in business process strategies have allowed more opportunities to attain greater developmental performances. This has led to higher success in day-to-day production and overall competitive advantage.

The Handbook of Research on Manufacturing Process Modeling and Optimization Strategies is a pivotal reference source for the latest research on the various manufacturing methodologies and highlights the best optimization approaches to achieve boosted process performance. Featuring extensive coverage on relevant areas such as genetic algorithms, fuzzy set theory, and soft computing techniques, this publication is an ideal resource for researchers, practitioners, academicians, designers, manufacturing engineers, and institutions involved in design and manufacturing projects.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Analytic Hierarchy Process
  • Artificial Neural Network
  • Fuzzy Neural Network
  • Fuzzy Set Theory
  • Genetic algorithms
  • Particle Swarm Optimization
  • Soft Computing Techniques

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Mohan Kumar Pradhan is Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, and Head of Production Engineering Lab.and CAM lab. of the Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, Bhopal, India. He received his M. Tech and PhD from National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, India. He has over 15 years of teaching and research experience in manufacturing and 5 years of postdoctoral research experience. He has advised over 50 graduates, 20 Post graduate and three PhD students. Dr. Pradhan's research interests include manufacturing, non-traditional machining, metrology, micro-machining, hybrid machining, and process modelling and optimization. Dr. Pradhan has more than 50 refereed publications and nearly 50 technically edited papers, which were published in conference proceedings, edited two books, Five Conference Proceedings and five journals as Guest editor authored seven book chapters. Dr. Pradhan is Charted Engineer, a life fellow of IIPE and life member of ISTE, IACSIT, IAENG and MIE (I).