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Title New perspectives on applied industrial tools and techniques / Jorge Luis García-Alcaraz, Giner Alor-Hernández, Aidé Aracely Maldonado-Macías, Cuauhtémoc Sánchez-Ramírez, editors.

Published Cham, Switzerland : Springer, [2017]


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource.
Series Management and industrial engineering
Management and industrial engineering.
Springer Engineering eBooks 2018 English+International
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Preface; Acknowledgements; Contents; Contributors; List of Figures; List of Tables; Lean Manufacturing Tools and Techniques Applied to Industry; 1 SEM: A Global Technique-Case Applied to TPM; Abstract; 1.1 Introduction; 1.2 SEM: Structural Equation Modeling; 1.3 Elements of SEM; 1.4 SEM Software Programs; 1.5 SEM Usage; 1.5.1 Publications by Journal; 1.5.2 Country of First Author; 1.5.3 Timeline of SEM Publications; 1.5.4 Use of SEM by Sector; 1.6 Case Study; 1.6.1 Hypotheses; 1.6.2 Methodology; Questionnaire Development; Data Collection Information Capture and Database Debugging1.6.2.4 Questionnaire Validation; Structural Equation Modeling; 1.7 Results; 1.7.1 Questionnaire Validation; 1.7.2 Descriptive Analysis; 1.7.3 Structural Equation Modeling; 1.7.4 Indirect and Direct Effects; 1.8 Conclusions; Annex 1; Annex 2; References; 2 Green Production Attributes and Its Impact in Company's Sustainability; Abstract; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 Green Supply Chain; 2.3 Components of a Green Supply Chain; 2.3.1 Green Suppliers; Green Production Processes; Green Distribution; 2.4 Selection of Green Suppliers
2.5 Green Attributes for Supplier Selection2.6 The Research Problem and Objective; 2.7 The Hypotheses; 2.8 Methodology; 2.8.1 Stage 1: Literature Review; 2.8.2 Stage 2: Questionnaire Formulation; 2.8.3 Stage 3: Questionnaire Administration; 2.8.4 Stage 4: Data Capture; 2.8.5 Stage 5: Database Debugging; 2.8.6 Stage 6: Statistical Validation; 2.8.7 Stage 7: Descriptive Analysis; Descriptive Analysis of the Sample; Descriptive Analysis of Data; 2.8.8 Stage 8: Generating Structural Equation Models; 2.9 Results; 2.9.1 Sample's Descriptive Analysis
2.9.2 Validation of Latent Variables2.9.3 Descriptive Analysis of Items; 2.9.4 Structural Equations Modeling (SEM); 2.9.5 Direct Effects; 2.9.6 Sum of Indirect Effects; 2.9.7 Total Effects; 2.10 Conclusions; References; 3 Collaborative Multiobjective Model for Urban Goods Distribution Optimization; Abstract; 3.1 Introduction; 3.2 Goods Distribution in Cities; 3.3 Collaboration in the Urban Goods Distribution Process; 3.3.1 Inventory Collaboration; 3.3.2 Collaboration in Urban Goods Distribution; 3.4 Multiobjective Model for Urban Goods in the City of Medellín; 3.5 Solving Procedure
3.6 Model Application in the Goods Distribution in Medellín City3.7 Results; 3.7.1 Comparison Between the Model Results and the Current Distribution Process; 3.8 Conclusions; References; 4 Multi-agent System Modeling for the Coordination of Processes of Distribution of Goods Using a Memetic Algorithm; Abstract; 4.1 Introduction; 4.2 Distribution Problem; 4.2.1 Modeling with Multi-agent Systems; 4.2.2 Proposal of Multi-agent Model for the Problems of Collection and Delivery of Goods; 4.2.3 Communication Protocol for the SMAD; 4.2.4 Request Protocol; Assignment of Tasks with Protocols
Summary This book disseminates the current trends among innovative and high-quality research regarding the implementation of conceptual frameworks, strategies, techniques, methodologies, informatics platforms and models for developing advanced industrial tools and techniques and their application in different fields. It presents a collection of theoretical, real-world and original research works in the field of applied industrial tools and techniques. The text goes beyond the state-of-the-art in the field of industrial and software engineering, listing successful applications and use cases of studies of new approaches, applications, methods, techniques for developing advanced industrial tools, methodologies and techniques and their application in different fields. The topics covered in this book are of interest to academics, researchers, students, stakeholders and consultants.
Other author García-Alcaraz, Jorge Luis, editor.
Alor-Hernández, Giner, 1977- editor.
Maldonado-Macías, Aidé Aracely, editor.
Sanchez-Ramirez, Cuauhtemoc, 1976- editor.
SpringerLink issuing body.
Subject Industrial engineering.
Industrial technicians.
Lean manufacturing.
Artificial intelligence.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9783319568713 (electronic bk.)
331956871X (electronic bk.)