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An integrated process planning approach for CNC machine tools
In view of the high investment and tooling cost of a CNC machining centre, the cutting and idle times should be optimised by considering the tool consumption and the non-machining time cost components. In this paper, we ...
A note on the within-cell layout problem based on operation sequences
(Taylor & Francis, 1996)
The existing studies in the literature usually ignore the within-cell layout problem while forming part families and manufacturing cells. A new approach is proposed to solve the part-family and machine-cell formation problem ...