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    • A methodological approach for designing and sequencing product families in Reconfigurable Disassembly Systems 

      Eguia, Ignacio; Lozano, Sebastian; Racero, Jesus; Guerrero, Fernando (School of Industrial and Aeronautic Engineering of Terrassa (ETSEIAT). Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), 2011-09)
      Article
      Open Access
      Purpose: A Reconfigurable Disassembly System (RDS) represents a new paradigm of automated disassembly system that uses reconfigurable manufacturing technology for fast adaptation to changes in the quantity and mix of ...
    • A review of univariate and multivariate process capability indices 

      de-Felipe, David; Benedito Benet, Ernest (2017-09)
      Article
      Open Access
      This paper offers a review of univariate and multivariate process capability indices (PCIs). PCIs are statistic indicators widely used in the industry to quantify the capability of production processes by relating the ...
    • A simulation-enhanced lean design process 

      Marvel, Jon H.; Standrigde, Charles Robert (School of Industrial and Aeronautic Engineering of Terrassa (ETSEIAT). Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), 2009-06)
      Article
      Open Access
      A traditional lean transformation process does not validate the future state before implementation, relying instead on a series of iterations to modify the system until performance is satisfactory. An enhanced lean process ...
    • Accelerating the hierarchical multi-scale software by spatial clustering strategies 

      Khairullah, Md; Gawad, Jerzy; Roose, Dirk; Bael, Albertan (CIMNE, 2015)
      Conference lecture
      Open Access
      In multi-scale simulations of material forming processes, macroscopic zones of nearly homogeneous strain response can be observed. In such zones the evolution of material properties at each finite element integration point ...
    • An approach to evaluate the impact of the introduction of a disassembly line in traditional manufacturing systems 

      Sergio, Marco; Franciosi, Chiara; Iannone, Raffaele (OmniaScience, 2022-05)
      Article
      Open Access
      Purpose: The circular economy (CE) paradigm, traditionally based on the 3R (reuse, recycle, and remanufacture) principles, provides benefits for sustainability and represents a big opportunity for manufacturing enterprises ...
    • An institutional perspective in the industry 4.0 scenario: A systematic literature review 

      Fogaça, Diego; Grijalvo, Mercedes; Sacomano Neto, Mario (OmniaScience, 2022-05)
      Article
      Open Access
      Purpose: The growing adoption of Industry 4.0 offers opportunities and promotes changes in markets, business models, supply chains and operations. However, adopting new technologies and practices is beyond the simple ...
    • Analysis of additive manufacturing technology applied to valve housings for mobile machinery 

      Lara Domínguez, Adrián; Cladera Escalas, Aina; Beguin, Norman; Yasin, Tariq (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-06-27)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Buchholz Hydraulik / Fachhochschule Kiel
      L’ European Project Semester va començar l’1 de març de 2018, amb una visita a la empresa, per la qual hem estat treballant aquests quatre mesos, els meus tres companys internacionals i jo. L’empresa és anomenada Buchholz ...
    • Analysis of critical machine reliability in manufacturing cells 

      Djassemi, Manocher; Seifoddini, Hamid (OmniaScience, 2019-04)
      Article
      Open Access
      Purpose: In an increasingly competitive business environment, machine reliability problem merits special attention in operations of manufacturing cells. This is mainly due to flow line nature of the cellular layout, ...
    • Analysis of the limitations of the supply diagram for different organizational forms of assembly with real data 

      Cartanyà Hueso, Ariadna (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya / Leibniz Universität Hannover, 2017-09)
      Master thesis
      Restricted access - confidentiality agreement
    • Análisis del comportamiento del aluminio en un proceso de laminación en frío 

      Carvajal Gómez, Marcos (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2015-06-10)
      Bachelor thesis
      Restricted access - author's decision
      Covenantee:   Vicente Torns
      Este es un proyecto con una importante base industrial de proceso puramente experimental en el que se analizara el proceso de producción de Vicente Torns SAU para la fabricación de pletinas de Aluminio con requisitos ...
    • Análisis microestructural de piezas impresas mediante EBM 

      Richea Popa, Ionut Marian (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-11-25)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      La tècnica de Electron Beam Melting (EBM) es una tècnica de manufactura additiva que s’utilitza per a la fabricació de peces metàl·liques. En aquest treball s’analitzen unes peces impreses mitjançant aquesta tècnica, les ...
    • Análisis y mejora de una línea de fabricación del sector automoción mediante metodología Seis Sigma 

      Viscaíno Linero, Pedro (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2015-11)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Open Access
      Este proyecto tiene como objetivo resolver el problema ocurrido en una planta de fabricación que se dedica a la producción de componentes para el sector automoción. Concretamente, el proyecto se desarrolla en una línea de ...
    • Análisis y mejora del proceso de recubrimiento por electrodeposición en una empresa del sector de la bisutería 

      Fernández de Sevilla Iglesias, Alvaro (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2015-04)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Open Access
      En el presente proyecto se presenta un conjunto de propuestas de mejorar el proceso de fabricación en una empresa del sector de la bisutería. En primer lugar, con la idea mejorar la fase de recubrimientos, se ha procedido ...
    • Application of root cause analysis in improvement of product quality and productivity 

      Mahto, Kumar, Anjani Dalgobind (School of Industrial and Aeronautic Engineering of Terrassa (ETSEIAT). Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), 2008-12)
      Article
      Open Access
      Root-cause identification for quality and productivity related problems are key issues for manufacturing processes. It has been a very challenging engineering problem particularly in a multistage manufacturing, where maximum ...
    • Assessment of the potential economic impact of the use of AM technologies in the cost levels of manufacturing and stocking of spare part products 

      Minguella Canela, Joaquim; Morales Planas, Sergio; Gomà Ayats, Joan Ramon; Santos López, M. Antonia de los (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2018-08-14)
      Article
      Open Access
      Additive manufacturing (AM) technologies are appropriate manufacturing technologies to produce low rotation products of high added value. Products in the spare parts business usually have discontinuous demand levels of ...
    • Automatización de proceso en taller de pinturas 

      Serrano Ortega, Alejandro (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-07-02)
      Bachelor thesis
      Restricted access - author's decision
      Este es un proyecto que será desarrollado por el departamento de Ingeniería de Procesos – Pinturas de SEAT y viene impulsado por la voluntad de la empresa de automatizar el proceso de reparación de defectos en la pintura ...
    • Banca de atuadores mecánicos para manipulação de bolas de bilhar 

      Vallmitjana Fauro, Francesc (2013)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Restricted access - author's decision
      Covenantee:   Gislotica / Instituto Superior de Engenharia do Porto
    • Burnishing of AM materials to obtain high performance part surfaces 

      Sanguedolce, Michela; Rotella, Giovanna; Saffioti, Maria Rosaria; Filice, Luigino (OmniaScience, 2022)
      Article
      Open Access
      Purpose: This paper aims to provide a flexible solution to include additive manufacturing into a process chain complying with Industry 4.0 pillars, overcoming major drawbacks in terms of reliability and experimental effort. ...
    • Comparativa entre las propiedades de piezas impresas por FDM con filamentos de PLA con carga de distintos metales 

      Rodelas Castillo, Javier (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2022-05-26)
      Bachelor thesis
      Restricted access - author's decision
      En este proyecto, correspondiente a un Trabajo de Fin de Grado (TFG), se estudia el proceso de impresión 3D mediante la fabricación aditiva (en concreto por la tecnología de FDM) de materiales plásticos, como el PLA (ácido ...
    • Comparison of production strategies and degree of postponement when incorporating additive manufacturing to product supply chains 

      Minguella Canela, Joaquim; Muguruza Blanco, Asier; Ramón Lumbierres, Daniel Jacobo; Heredia, F.-Javier (Francisco Javier); Gimeno Feu, Robert; Guo, Ping; Hamilton, Mary; Shastry, Kiron; Webb, Sunny (2017-10-06)
      Article
      Open Access
      The best-selling products manufactured nowadays are made in long series along rigid product value chains. Product repetition and continuous/stable manufacturing is seen as a chance for achieving economies of scale. ...