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Contribution to the development of sustainable sanitation in emerging countries

Alnahhal, Samir (2017)

Sanitation is of special concern to the international community, particularly in emerging countries. Lack of sanitation is one of the world's leading causes of disease and child death. Worldwide, c...

Herausforderungen und Konzepte für die Großserien-Kraftfahrzeugendmontage der Zukunft

Jesse, Thomas (2017)

In der vorliegenden Arbeit werden Konzepte für die Großserien-Kraftfahrzeugendmontage entwickelt, welche den derzeitigen Stand der Technik in eine wettbewerbsfähige Endmontage der 2020er Jahre über...

Sustainable value creation by applying industrial engineering principles and methodologies

Bilge, Pinar (2017)

The world already exhausts its limited resources in economic, environmental and social manner. This limitation forces engineering to handle conflicting goals of technology and management in global ...

Beitrag zur Produktivitätssteigerung in der Massenherstellung von Lithium-Ionen-Batteriezellen

Bach, Gordon (2017)

Die industrielle Herstellung von Lithium-Ionen-Batterie (LIB)-Zellen für den Einsatz in teilelektrisch und vollelektrisch betriebenen Fahrzeugen ist ein Wachstumsmarkt mit einer durchschnittlichen ...

Laserstrahlschweißen von Stahl und Titan hoher Blechdicke unter dem Einfluss eines lokal reduzierten Umgebungsdruckes

Schneider, André (2017)

The increasing power of the laser beam sources allow a continuous expansions of applications, particularly for metals with high thickness. Due to the increase of the power, a number of negative eff...

Best practices of open source mechanical hardware

Bonvoisin, Jérémy; Schmidt, Kerstin Carola (2017-02)

What makes a software program “open source” is that its source code is publicly available. What is pretty clear for software is less clear for hardware—especially for mechanical hardware. What does...

Beitrag zur Auslegung von Spulengeometrien für die induktive Thermografie an Stahl und CFK in Reflexionsanordnung

Hönl, Fabian (2017)

Die Thermografie mit Induktionsanregung ist seit vielen Jahren ein bewährtes Mittel zur Rissprüfung. Aufgrund der vielfältigen Vorteile wird die Anregungsvariante in den letzten Jahren auch vermehr...

Modelling, kinematics, dynamics and control design for under-actuated manipulators

Albalasie, Ahmad (2016)

Robotic handling operations cover a diversity of applications. Pick and place, palletizing or depalletizing, loading on machines or unloading from machines, storage/retrieval, and feeding the produ...

Modellieren, Stabilisieren und Manövrieren einachsiger, elektrisch angetriebener Mitgänger-Gütertransportfahrzeuge

Brüning, Matthias (2016)

Hinsichtlich Flächenbedarf, Wendigkeit und intuitiver Manövrierbarkeit sind einachsige, durch Mitgänger geführte Gütertransportfahrzeuge mehrachsigen Fahrzeugen prinzipiell überlegen. Für den Trans...

Performance adaptive manufacturing processes

Creutznacher, T.; Lepratti, R.; Lamparter, S.; Heinecke, G. (2013)

Energy efficiency is of increasing importance towards sustainable manufacturing in the automotive industry, in particular due to growing environment regulations and rising electricity costs. Approa...

Implementing energy efficiency in manufacturing – overcoming risk

Aughney, Niall; O'Donnell, G. E. (2013)

The increased complexity of manufacturing has resulted in process chains and equipment which demand more energy and resource categories. Energy management standards are being adopted by industries ...

Product carbon footprint in polymer processing – A practical application

Khripko, Diana; Schlüter, Alexander; Rosano, Michele; Hesselbach, Jens (2013)

Light weight and synthetic polymer materials form the physical basis of many products across various applications worldwide. Given their reliance on fossil fuel inputs, this increases the importanc...

An optimization model for a sustainable agro-livestock industry

Indrianti, Nur; Perwati, Desi (2013)

This paper deals with an optimization model for a sustainable agro-livestock industry. In this case, the agro industry established a subsidy program for the farmers in terms of utilizing pineapple ...

The slow factory: a new paradigm for manufacturing

Campana, G.; Cimatti, Barbara (2013)

The current industrial system is generally based on highly automated manufacturing plants, which allow fast production and serial manufacturing. However, some Italian entrepreneurs, using their exp...

Experimental Study of Micro-holes Position Accuracy on Drilling Flexible Printed Circuit Board

Zheng, L. J.; Zhang, X.; Wang, C. Y.; Wang, L. F.; Li, S.; Song, Y. X.; Zhang, L. Q. (2013)

Drilling through holes is an important procedure in the manufacturing process of flexible printed circuit board (FPCB). The main influencing factor of micro holes quality is holes position accuracy...

A thermal analysis framework for cryogenic machining and its contribution to product and process sustainability

Lu, Tao; Dillon, Oscar W.; Jawahir, I. S. (2013)

Cryogenic processing methods are environmentally-clean, toxic-free, and safe sustainable manufacturing processes, which also provide improved surface integrity, superior functional performance and ...

Sustainability of energy and material consumption within manufacturing processes

Schlosser, R. (2013)

A model for the evaluation of machining processes with all direct in- and outgoing energy and material flows as well as the plant infrastructure installations is presented within this paper. The fl...

Cutting tool manufacturing: a sustainability perspective

Loglisci, Giovanni; Priarone, Paolo Claudio; Settineri, Luca (2013)

Over the last few years, sustainability has become a major challenge for manufacturing systems, due to the rising awareness of energy consumption and to the associated environmental impact of proce...

Finite element modeling of laser assisted friction stir welding of carbon steels for enhanced sustainability of welded joints

Kheireddine, A. H.; Ammouri, A. H.; Hamade, R. F. (2013)

In Friction stir welding (FSW) of carbon steels, process parameters must be set to avoid defects such as warm holes. Proper selection of process parameters also affects the final grain microstructu...

HPC for improved efficiency on standard machine tools by using new fluid-driven spindles

Schubert, Andreas; Harpaz, O.; Books, B.; Eckert, Udo; Wertheim, Rafael (2013)

The use of fluid-driven spindles is well known for machining various components, but not in real metal cutting. Machining of larger precision components as prototypes, tools and dies requires the u...