Application of Fuzzy C-means Algorithm in SMT Assembly Grouping Problem
Li, K. H., Lee, S. S. F., Li, C. K. and Lu, Dawei. (2003) Application of Fuzzy C-means Algorithm in SMT Assembly Grouping Problem. The HKIE Transactions, Vol. 10 (No. 3). pp. 20-25.Full text not available from this repository.
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The work in this paper is mainly on the grouping of printed circuit boards (PCBs) for Surface Mount Assembly in the electronics industry. The arrangement of PCBs among several surface mount machine lines is a typical kind of group technology (GT) problem. From literature, there are various clustering techniques developed to solve the clustering problems. In this paper, fuzzy c-means clustering (FCM) is used to solve the PCB grouping problem. The FCM is applied in a real problem and the result shows that there should be a systematic method to arrange the scheduling of PCB assemblies in electronic industry to improve the operations planning process.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
Q Science > QA Mathematics
T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
|Divisions:||Faculty of Science > WMG (Formerly the Warwick Manufacturing Group)|
|Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH):||Fuzzy algorithms, Surface mount technology, Manufacturing processes -- Mathematical models|
|Journal or Publication Title:||The HKIE Transactions|
|Publisher:||The Hong Kong Institution of Engineers|
|Page Range:||pp. 20-25|
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