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  • A bounded dynamic programming algorithm for the MMSP-W considering workstation dependencies and unrestricted interruption of the operations 

    Bautista Valhondo, Joaquín; Cano Pérez, Alberto; Alfaro Pozo, Rocío (2011)
    Conference report
    Restricted access - publisher's policy
    In this paper, we propose a procedure based on Bounded Dynamic Programming (BDP) to solve the Mixed- Model Sequencing Problem with Workload Minimisation (MMSP-W), with serial workstations and unrestricted (or ...
  • A combined inventory routing and game theory approach for a real-world distribution problem 

    Mateo Doll, Manuel; Aghezzaf, El-Houssaine; Vinyes Vila, Pau (2009-07-06)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    In this paper, we develop a solution approach combining inventory routing and game theory and discuss it application to solve a real-world distribution and logistics problem. The problem consists of developing a distribution ...
  • Active learning in Operations Management: interactive multimedia software for teaching JIT/Lean Production 

    Medina López, Carmen; Alfalla Luque, Rafaela; Arenas Márquez, Francisco (School of Industrial and Aeronautic Engineering of Terrassa (ETSEIAT). Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), 2011-04)
    Article
    Open Access
    Purpose: Information & Communication Technologies (ICT) can be a fundamental aid for the design of new teaching methods that better adapt to the framework of the European Higher Education Area. In this context, this study ...
  • A design method for parts picking zones in a manufacturing environment 

    Rosell Arévalo, Valentín (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya / Universiteit Gent, 2010)
    Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
    Open Access
    This paper describes a method for the design of an order picking system in a manufacturing environment. Unlike order picking systems in warehouses, there is almost no literature available concerning picking systems in a ...
  • A dynamic programming based heuristic for the assembly line balancing problem 

    Bautista Valhondo, Joaquín; Pereira Gude, Jordi (Elsevier, 2009-05-01)
    Article
    Restricted access - publisher's policy
    The simple assembly line balancing problem is the simplification of a real problem associated to the assignment of the elementary tasks required for assembly of a product in an assembly line. This problem has been extensively ...
  • An expert system to minimize operational costs in mixed-model sequencing problems with activity factor 

    Bautista Valhondo, Joaquín; Alfaro Pozo, Rocío (2018-08-15)
    Article
    Restricted access - publisher's policy
    One of the major issues in industrial environments is currently maximizing productivity while reducing manufacturing cost. This can be seen clearly reflected in mixed-model assembly lines based systems, where obtaining ...
  • Cinc empreses, cinc destinacions: la consultoria TIC 

    Associació d'Amics de la UPC (Associació d'Amics de la UPC, 2011-02-14)
    Audiovisual
    Open Access
  • Creació i seguiment d'un pla d'accions per a la reducció de rebuig a client de bombes d'injecció dièsel 

    da Silvia Vieira, Filipa (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2011-12)
    Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
    Open Access
    El present treball descriu la creació i posada en marxa d’un projecte de millora de qualitat ambiciós en una multinacional del sector de l’automòbil, degut a la necessitat de reduir el rebuig intern i sobretot a client, ...
  • Gestión de la planificación de la demanda en Henkel Ibérica 

    Escribano Mateo, Daniel (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2012-04)
    Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
    Open Access
    El principal objetivo de este proyecto es definir un sistema de gestión de la planificación de la demanda de los productos objeto del proyecto que permita un conocimiento de la demanda futura, integrando de una forma ...
  • Impact of upscaling new technologies on factory layouts and outsourcing strategies in the case of translucent concrete 

    Pich-Aguilera Molins, Regina (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2011-12)
    Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
    Restricted access - author's decision
    LUCEM GmbH, Stolberg, Germany, is one of the few companies around the world that produces light transmitting concrete, a product that enables to conduct light through a concrete element. Created in 2007 as a startup from ...
  • Incorporating working conditions to a mixed- model sequencing problem 

    Bautista Valhondo, Joaquín; Alfaro Pozo, Rocío; Llovera Laborda, Sara; Batalla García, Cristina (2014-11-13)
    External research report
    Open Access
    Beginning with a variation of the sequencing problem in a mixed-products line (MMSP-W: Mixed-Model Sequencing Problem with Workload Minimization), we propose two new models that incorporate the working conditions into the ...
  • Manual d'implantació d'eines Lean per a la millora d'una oficina tècnica 

    Esteban i Dalmau, Jordi (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2008-01)
    Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
    Open Access
    L’objectiu d’aquest projecte es realitzar un estudi per a la implantació d’eines Lean dins d’una oficina tècnica i veure com la pràctica d’aquest sistema dona millores per al producte final i facilita la gestió i la ...
  • Operational Effectiveness: ‘Assessment and Improvement of a Project Planning Tool’ 

    Balaguer Sole, Victor (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya / Cranfield University, 2010)
    Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
    Restricted access - author's decision
    There is a time when a leader should define the strategy to follow by their teams or companies when new threats appear. The current worldwide economic situation has forced lots of organisations to redefine their strategies. ...
  • Strategische Maßnahmen in der Lieferkette. Die Strategien im Vergleich mit der Wertkette 

    Pueyo Morillo, Francisco (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya / Technishe Universität Darmstadt, 2010)
    Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
    Open Access
    1.Einleitung 2.Supply Chain Management und Supply Chain. Definitionen 3.Strategien in der Lieferkette. Die Wertkette 4.Die Marktsegmentierung als ein Werkzeug um eine Blickpukt-Strategie zu folgen 5.Schlussforderungen
  • Sustainable operations management: A typological approach 

    Corbett, Lawrence Michael (School of Industrial and Aeronautic Engineering of Terrassa (ETSEIAT). Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), 2009-06)
    Article
    Open Access
    This paper discusses the nature of sustainability and sustainable development as they relate to operations management. It proposes a typology for sustainable operations management that is based on the life cycle stages ...