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Table of Contents
Volume I
Section 1
Fundamental Concepts and Theories
This section serves as a foundation for this exhaustive reference tool by addressing underlying principles essential to the understanding of Industrial Engineering. Chapters found within these pages provide an excellent framework in which to position Industrial Engineering within the field of information science and technology. Insight regarding the critical incorporation of global measures into Industrial Engineering is addressed, while crucial stumbling blocks of this field are explored. With 10 chapters comprising this foundational section, the reader can learn and chose from a compendium of expert research on the elemental theories underscoring the Industrial Engineering discipline.
 
Chapter 1
Defining, Teaching, and Assessing Engineering Design Skills ............. 1
Nikos J. Mourtos, San Jose State University, USA
Chapter 2
Why Get Your Engineering Programme Accredited?.............. 18
Peter Goodhew, University of Liverpool, UK
Chapter 3
Quality and Environmental Management Systems in the Fashion Supply Chain ...... 21
Chris K. Y. Lo, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
Chapter 4
People-Focused Knowledge Sharing Initiatives in Medium-High and High Technology
Companies: Organizational Facilitating Conditions and Impact on Innovation and Business
Competitiveness................................................ 40
Nekane Aramburu, University of Deusto, Spain
Chapter 5
Integrating ‘Designerly’ Ways with Engineering Science: A Catalyst for Change within Product
Design and Development...................................... 56
Ian de Vere, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia
Gavin Melles, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia
Chapter 6
E-Learning for SMEs: Challenges, Potential and Impact.................. 79
Asbjorn Rolstadas, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway
Bjorn Andersen, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway
Manuel Fradinho, Cyntelix, the Netherlands
Chapter 7
Categorization of Losses across Supply Chains: Cases of Manufacturing Firms........ 98
Priyanka Singh, Jet Airways Limited, India
Faraz Syed, Shri Shankaracharya Group of Institutions, India
Geetika Sinha, ICICI Lombard, India
Chapter 8
Collaborative Demand and Supply Planning Networks............ 108
Hans-Henrik Hvolby, Aalborg University, Denmark
Kenn Steger-Jensen, Aalborg University, Denmark
Erlend Alfnes, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway
Heidi C. Dreyer, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway
Chapter 9
Instructional Design of an Advanced Interactive Discovery Environment: Exploring
Team Communication and Technology Use in Virtual Collaborative Engineering
Problem Solving......................... 117
YiYan Wu, Syracuse University, USA
Tiffany A. Koszalka, Syracuse University, USA
Chapter 10
Modes of Open Innovation in Service Industries and Process Innovation: A Comparative
Analysis................................... 137
Sean Kask, INGENIO (CSIC-UPV), Spain
Chapter 11
Production Competence and Knowledge Generation for Technology Transfer: A Comparison
between UK and South African Case Studies...................... 159
Ian Hipkin, École Supérieure de Commerce de Pau, France
Chapter 12
Tracing the Implementation of Non-Functional Requirements........... 172
Stephan Bode, Ilmenau University of Technology, Germany
Matthias Riebisch, Ilmenau University of Technology, Germany
 
Section 2
Development and Design Methodologies
This section provides in-depth coverage of conceptual architecture frameworks to provide the reader with a comprehensive understanding of the emerging developments within the field of Industrial Engineering. Research fundamentals imperative to the understanding of developmental processes within Industrial Engineering are offered. From broad examinations to specific discussions on methodology, the research found within this section spans the discipline while offering detailed, specific discussions. From basic designs to abstract development, these chapters serve to expand the reaches of development and design technologies within the Industrial Engineering community. This section includes 14 contributions from researchers throughout the world on the topic of Industrial Engineering.
Chapter 13
Learning Parametric Designing .............................. 197
Marc Aurel Schnabel, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Chapter 14
Service Design: New Methods for Innovating Digital User Experiences for Leisure........................ 211
Satu Miettinen, Savonia University of Applied Sciences, Finland
Chapter 15
A Mass Customisation Implementation Model for the Total Design Process of the Fashion
System ......................................................... 223
Bernice Pan, Seamsystemic Design Research, UK
Chapter 16
Integration of Fuzzy Logic Techniques into DSS for Profitability Quantification in a Manufacturing
Environment........................................................ 242
Irraivan Elamvazuthi, Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, Malaysia
Pandian Vasant, Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, Malaysia
Timothy Ganesan, Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, Malaysia
Chapter 17
Control Model for Intelligent and Demand-Driven Supply Chains................. 262
Jan Ola Strandhagen, SINTEF Technology and Society, Norway
Heidi Carin Dreyer, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway
Anita Romsdal, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway
Chapter 18
Reducing Design Margins by Adaptive Compensation for Thermal and Aging Variations................ 284
Zhenyu Qi, University of Virginia, USA
Yan Zhang, University of Virginia, USA
Mircea Stan, University of Virginia, USA
Chapter 19
Modeling Closed Loop Supply Chain Systems .................................................................................. 313
Roberto Poles, University of Melbourne, Australia
Chapter 20
A Production Planning Optimization Model for Maximizing Battery Manufacturing
Profitability ............................................... 343
Hesham K. Alfares, King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, Saudi Arabia
Chapter 21
Multi-Objective Optimization of Manufacturing Processes Using Evolutionary
Algorithms................................................ 352
M. Kanthababu, Anna University, India
Chapter 22
Decision Support Framework for the Selection of a Layout Type ..................................................... 377
Jannes Slomp, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
Jos A.C. Bokhorst, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
Chapter 23
Petri Net Model Based Design and Control of Robotic Manufacturing Cells ................................... 393
Gen’ichi Yasuda, Nagasaki Institute of Applied Science, Japan
Chapter 24
Lean Thinking Based Investment Planning at Design Stage of Cellular/Hybrid Manufacturing
Systems ............................................................................................................................................... 409
M. Bulent Durmusoglu, Istanbul Technical University, Turkey
Goksu Kaya, Istanbul Technical University, Turkey
Chapter 25
Internal Supply Chain Integration: Effective Integration Strategies in the Global
Context................................................................................................................................................. 430
Virpi Turkulainen, Aalto University, Finland
Chapter 26
Equipment Replacement Decisions Models with the Context of Flexible Manufacturing
Cells .................................................................................................................................................... 453
Ioan Constantin Dima, Valahia University of Târgovişte, Romania
Janusz Grabara, Częstochowa University of Technology, Poland
Mária Nowicka-Skowron, Częstochowa University of Technology, Poland
Chapter 27
Enhancing Engineering Education Learning Outcomes Using Project-Based Learning:
A Case Study........................................................................................................................................ 464
Mousumi Debnath, Jaipur Engineering College and Research Centre, India
Mukeshwar Pandey, Jaipur Engineering College and Research Centre, India
Section 3
Tools and Technologies
This section presents an extensive coverage of various tools and technologies available in the field of Industrial
Engineering that practitioners and academicians alike can utilize to develop different techniques. These chapters
enlighten readers about fundamental research on the many tools facilitating the burgeoning field of Industrial
Engineering. It is through these rigorously researched chapters that the reader is provided with countless examples
of the up-and-coming tools and technologies emerging from the field of Industrial Engineering. With 14
chapters, this section offers a broad treatment of some of the many tools and technologies within the Industrial
Engineering field.
Chapter 28
Semantic Technologies in Motion: From Factories Control to Customer Relationship
Management........................................................................................................................................ 477
Ricardo Colomo-Palacios, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain
Chapter 29
Similarity-Based Cluster Analysis for the Cell Formation Problem .................................................. 499
Riccardo Manzini, University of Bologna, Italy
Riccardo Accorsi, University of Bologna, Italy
Marco Bortolini, University of Bologna, Italy
Chapter 30
Performance Comparison of Cellular Manufacturing Configurations in Different Demand
Profiles................................................................................................................................................. 522
Paolo Renna, University of Basilicata, Italy
Michele Ambrico, University of Basilicata, Italy
Chapter 31
Optimization and Mathematical Programming to Design and Planning Issues in Cellular
Manufacturing Systems under Uncertain Situations .......................................................................... 539
Vahidreza Ghezavati, Islamic Azad University, Iran
Mohammad Saidi-Mehrabad, University of Science and Technology, Iran
Mohammad Saeed Jabal-Ameli, University of Science and Technology, Iran
Ahmad Makui, University of Science and Technology, Iran
Seyed Jafar Sadjadi, University of Science and Technology, Iran
Chapter 32
Multi-Modal Assembly-Support System for Cellular Manufacturing ................................................ 559
Feng Duan, Nankai University, China
Jeffrey Too Chuan Tan, The University of Tokyo, Japan
Ryu Kato, The University of Electro-Communications, Japan
Chi Zhu, Maebashi Institute of Technology, Japan
Tamio Arai, The University of Tokyo, Japan
Chapter 33
Modeling and Simulation of Discrete Event Robotic Systems Using Extended Petri
Nets ..................................................................................................................................................... 577
Gen’ichi Yasuda, Nagasaki Institute of Applied Science, Japan
Chapter 34
Human-Friendly Robots for Entertainment and Education................................................................. 594
Jorge Solis, Waseda University, Japan & Karlstad University, Sweden
Atsuo Takanishi, Waseda University, Japan
Chapter 35
Dual-SIM Phones: A Disruptive Technology?..................................................................................... 617
Dickinson C. Odikayor, Landmark University, Nigeria
Ikponmwosa Oghogho, Landmark University, Nigeria
Samuel T. Wara, Federal University Abeokuta, Nigeria
Abayomi-Alli Adebayo, Igbinedion University Okada, Nigeria
Chapter 36
Data Envelopment Analysis in Environmental Technologies ............................................................. 625
Peep Miidla, University of Tartu, Estonia
Chapter 37
Constrained Optimization of JIT Manufacturing Systems with Hybrid Genetic
Algorithm ............................................................................................................................................ 643
Alexandros Xanthopoulos, Democritus University of Thrace, Greece
Dimitrios E. Koulouriotis, Democritus University of Thrace, Greece
Chapter 38
Comparison of Connected vs. Disconnected Cellular Systems: A Case Study................................... 663
Gürsel A. Süer, Ohio University, USA
Royston Lobo, S.S. White Technologies Inc., USA
Chapter 39
AutomatL@bs Consortium: A Spanish Network of Web-based Labs for Control Engineering
Education............................................................................................................................................. 679
Sebastián Dormido, Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia, Spain
Héctor Vargas, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso, Chile
José Sánchez, Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia, Spain
 
Volume II
Chapter 40
An Estimation of Distribution Algorithm for Part Cell Formation Problem ...................................... 699
Saber Ibrahim, University of Sfax, Tunisia
Bassem Jarboui, University of Sfax, Tunisia
Abdelwaheb Rebaï, University of Sfax, Tunisia
Chapter 41
A LabVIEW-Based Remote Laboratory: Architecture and Implementation....................................... 726
Yuqiu You, Morehead State University, USA
Section 4
Utilization and Application
This section discusses a variety of applications and opportunities available that can be considered by practitioners
in developing viable and effective Industrial Engineering programs and processes. This section includes
14 chapters that review topics from case studies in Cyprus to best practices in Africa and ongoing research in
the United States. Further chapters discuss Industrial Engineering in a variety of settings (air travel, education,
gaming, etc.). Contributions included in this section provide excellent coverage of today’s IT community and how
research into Industrial Engineering is impacting the social fabric of our present-day global village.
Chapter 42
Using Serious Games for Collecting and Modeling Human Procurement Decisions in a Supply
Chain Context...................................................................................................................................... 744
Souleiman Naciri, Laboratory for Production Management and Processes, Ecole
Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
Min-Jung Yoo, Laboratory for Production Management and Processes, Ecole Polytechnique
Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
Rémy Glardon, Laboratory for Production Management and Processes, Ecole Polytechnique
Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
Chapter 43
Serious Gaming Supporting Competence Development in Sustainable Manufacturing..................... 766
Heiko Duin, BIBA – Bremer Institut für Produktion und Logistik GmbH, Germany
Gregor Cerinšek, Institute for Innovation and Development of University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
Manuel Fradinho, The Foundation for Scientific and Industrial Research at the Norwegian
Institute of Technology, Norway
Marco Taisch, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Chapter 44
Reengineering for Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Systems Implementation: An Empirical
Analysis of Assessing Critical Success Factors (CSFs) of Manufacturing Organizations.................. 791
C. Annamalai, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia
T. Ramayah, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia
Chapter 45
Optimal Pricing and Inventory Decisions for Fashion Retailers under Value-At-Risk Objective:
Applications and Review..................................................................................................................... 807
Chun-Hung Chiu, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Jin-Hui Zheng, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
Tsan-Ming Choi, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
Chapter 46
Implementation of Rapid Manufacturing Systems in the Jewellery Industry in Brazil: Some
Experiences in Small and Medium-Sized Companies......................................................................... 817
Juan Carlos Campos Rúbio, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brasil
Eduardo Romeiro Filho, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brasil
Chapter 47
Cases Illustrating Risks and Crisis Management................................................................................. 838
Simona Mihai Yiannaki, European University, Cyprus
Chapter 48
Aircraft Development and Design: Enhancing Product Safety through Effective Human Factors
Engineering Design Solutions............................................................................................................. 858
Dujuan B. Sevillian, Large Aircraft Manufacturer, USA
Chapter 49
Adoption of Information Technology Governance in the Electronics Manufacturing Sector in
Malaysia .............................................................................................................................................. 887
Wil Ly Teo, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
Khong Sin Tan, Multimedia University, Malaysia
Chapter 50
An Environmentally Integrated Manufacturing Analysis Combined with Waste Management in a
Car Battery Manufacturing Plant ........................................................................................................ 907
Suat Kasap, Hacettepe University, Turkey
Sibel Uludag Demirer, Villanova University, USA
Sedef Ergün, Drogsan Pharmaceuticals, Turkey
Chapter 51
Ghabbour Group ERP Deployment: Learning From Past Technology Failures.................................. 933
M. S. Akabawi, American University in Cairo, Egypt
Chapter 52
Matching Manufacturing and Retailing Models in Fashion ............................................................... 959
Simone Guercini, University of Florence, Italy
Chapter 53
Production Information Systems Usability in Jordan ......................................................................... 975
Emad Abu-Shanab, Yarmouk University, Jordan
Heyam Al-Tarawneh, Ministry of Education, Jordan
Chapter 54
Research into the Path Evolution of Manufacturing in the Transitional Period in Mainland
China.................................................................................................................................................... 990
Tao Chen, SanJiang University, China, Nanjing Normal University, China, & Harbin Institute
of Technology, China
Li Kang, SanJiang University, China, & Nanjing Normal University, China
Zhengfeng Ma, Nanjing Normal University, China
Zhiming Zhu, Hohai University, China
Chapter 55
UB1-HIT Dual Master’s Programme: A Double Complementary International Collaboration
Approach............................................................................................................................................ 1001
David Chen, IMS-University of Bordeaux 1, France
Bruno Vallespir, IMS-University of Bordeaux 1, France
Jean-Paul Bourrières, IMS-University of Bordeaux 1, France
Thècle Alix, IMS-University of Bordeaux 1, France
Section 5
Organizational and Social Implications
This section includes a wide range of research pertaining to the social and behavioral impact of Industrial Engineering
around the world. Chapters introducing this section critically analyze and discuss trends in Industrial
Engineering, such as participation, attitudes, and organizational change. Additional chapters included in this
section look at process innovation and group decision making. Also investigating a concern within the field of
Industrial Engineering is research which discusses the effect of customer power on Industrial Engineering. With
13 chapters, the discussions presented in this section offer research into the integration of global Industrial Engineering
as well as implementation of ethical and workflow considerations for all organizations.
Chapter 56
Process Innovation with Ambient Intelligence (AmI) Technologies in Manufacturing SMEs:
Absorptive Capacity Limitations....................................................................................................... 1026
Kathryn J. Hayes, University of Western Sydney, Australia
Ross Chapman, Deakin University Melbourne, Australia
Chapter 57
Teaching Technology Computer Aided Design (TCAD) Online ...................................................... 1043
Chinmay K Maiti, Indian Institute of Technology, India
Ananda Maiti, Indian Institute of Technology, India
Chapter 58
Implementing Business Intelligence in the Dynamic Beverages Sales and Distribution
Environment...................................................................................................................................... 1064
Sami Akabawi, American University in Cairo, Egypt
Heba Hodeeb, American University in Cairo, Egypt
Chapter 59
Sharing Scientific and Social Knowledge in a Performance Oriented Industry:
An Evaluation Model......................................................................................................................... 1085
Haris Papoutsakis, Technological Education Institute of Crete, Greece
Chapter 60
Group Decision Making for Advanced Manufacturing Technology Selection Using the Choquet
Integral .............................................................................................................................................. 1115
Cengiz Kahraman, Istanbul Technical University, Turkey
Selçuk Çebi, Karadeniz Technical University, Turkey
İhsan Kaya, Selçuk University, Turkey
Chapter 61
Operator Assignment Decisions in a Highly Dynamic Cellular Environment ................................. 1135
Gürsel A. Süer, Ohio University, USA
Omar Alhawari, Royal Hashemite Court, Jordan
Chapter 62
Capacity Sharing Issue in an Electronic Co-Opetitive Network: A Simulative Approach................ 1153
Paolo Renna, University of Basilicata, Italy
Pierluigi Argoneto, University of Basilicata, Italy
Chapter 63
Evaluation of Remote Interface Component Alternatives for Teaching Tele-Robotic
Operation........................................................................................................................................... 1180
Goldstain Ofir, Tel-Aviv University, Israel
Ben-Gal Irad, Tel-Aviv University, Israel
Bukchin Yossi, Tel-Aviv University, Israel
Chapter 64
Cell Loading and Family Scheduling for Jobs with Individual Due Dates ...................................... 1201
Gürsel A. Süer, Ohio University, USA
Emre M. Mese, D.E. Foxx & Associates, Inc., USA
Chapter 65
Evaluation of Key Metrics for Performance Measurement of a Lean Deployment Effort................ 1220
Edem G. Tetteh, Paine College, USA
Ephrem Eyob, Virginia State University, USA
Yao Amewokunu, Virginia State University, USA
Chapter 66
Direct Building Manufacturing of Homes with Digital Fabrication ................................................ 1231
Lawrence Sass, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
Chapter 67
eRiskGame: A Persistent Browser-Based Game for Supporting Project-Based Learning in the
Risk Management Context................................................................................................................ 1243
Túlio Acácio Bandeira Galvão, Rural Federal University of the Semi-Arid – UFERSA, Brazil
Francisco Milton Mendes Neto, Rural Federal University of the Semi-Arid – UFERSA, Brazil
Mara Franklin Bonates, Rural Federal University of the Semi-Arid – UFERSA, Brazil
Chapter 68
Effect of Customer Power on Supply Chain Integration and Performance....................................... 1260
Xiande Zhao, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Baofeng Huo, Xi’an Jiaotong University, China
Barbara B. Flynn, Indiana University, USA
Jeff Hoi Yan Yeung, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Chapter 69
Firm-Specific Factors and the Degree of Innovation Openness........................................................ 1288
Valentina Lazzarotti, Carlo Cattaneo University, Italy
Raffaella Manzini, Carlo Cattaneo University, Italy
Luisa Pellegrini, University of Pisa, Italy
Section 6
Managerial Impact
This section presents contemporary coverage of the social implications of Industrial Engineering, more specifically
related to the corporate and managerial utilization of information sharing technologies and applications,
and how these technologies can be extrapolated to be used in Industrial Engineering. Core ideas such as service
delivery, gender evaluation, public participation, and other determinants that affect the intention to adopt technological
innovations in Industrial Engineering are discussed. Equally as crucial, chapters within this section
discuss how leaders can utilize Industrial Engineering applications to get the best outcomes from their shareholders
and their customers.
Chapter 70
Offshoring Process: A Comparative Investigation of Danish and Japanese Manufacturing
Companies......................................................................................................................................... 1312
Dmitrij Slepniov, Aalborg University, Denmark
Brian Vejrum Wæhrens, Aalborg University, Denmark
Hiroshi Katayama, Waseda University, Japan
Chapter 71
Network Marketing and Supply Chain Management for Effective Operations
Management...................................................................................................................................... 1336
Raj Selladurai, Indiana University Northwest, USA
Chapter 72
Knowledge Management in SMEs: A Mixture of Innovation, Marketing and ICT: Analysis of
Two Case Studies............................................................................................................................... 1350
Saïda Habhab-Rave, ISTEC, Paris, France
Chapter 73
Developments in Modern Operations Management and Cellular Manufacturing............................. 1362
Vladimír Modrák, Technical University of Kosice, Slovakia (Slovak Republic)
Pavol Semančo, Technical University of Kosice, Slovakia (Slovak Republic)
Chapter 74
Fashion Supply Chain Management through Cost and Time Minimization from a Network
Perspective......................................................................................................................................... 1382
Anna Nagurney, University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA
Min Yu, University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA
 
Volume III
Chapter 75
An Exploratory Study on Product Lifecycle Management in the Fashion Chain:
Evidences from the Italian Leather Luxury Industry......................................................................... 1402
Romeo Bandinelli, Università degli Studi di Firenze, Italy
Sergio Terzi, Università degli Studi di Bergamo, Italy
Chapter 76
Knowledge Dissemination in Portals................................................................................................. 1418
Steven Woods, Boeing Phantom Works, USA
Stephen Poteet, Boeing Phantom Works, USA
Anne Kao, Boeing Phantom Works, USA
Lesley Quach, Boeing Phantom Works, USA
Chapter 77
A Comparative Analysis of Activity-Based Costing and Traditional Costing Systems:
The Case of Egyptian Metal Industries Company............................................................................. 1429
Khaled Samaha, American University in Cairo, Egypt
Sara Abdallah, British University in Egypt, Egypt
Chapter 78
Complex Real-Life Supply Chain Planning Problems ..................................................................... 1441
Behnam Fahimnia, University of South Australia, Australia
Mohammad Hassan Ebrahimi, InfoTech International Company, Iran
Reza Molaei, Iran Broadcasting Services, Iran
Chapter 79
E-Government Clusters: From Framework to Implementation......................................................... 1467
Kristian J. Sund, Middlesex University Business School, UK
Ajay Kumar Reddy Adala, Centre for e-Governance, India
Chapter 80
Hybrid Algorithms for Manufacturing Rescheduling: Customised vs. Commodity
Production.......................................................................................................................................... 1488
Luisa Huaccho Huatuco, University of Leeds, UK
Ani Calinescu, University of Oxford, UK
Chapter 81
Negotiation Protocol Based on Budget Approach for Adaptive Manufacturing Scheduling ........... 1517
Paolo Renna, University of Basilicata, Italy
Rocco Padalino, University of Basilicata, Italy
Chapter 82
Research Profiles: Prolegomena to a New Perspective on Innovation Management........................ 1539
Gretchen Jordan, Sandia National Laboratories, USA
Jonathon Mote, Southern Illinois University, USA
Jerald Hage, University of Maryland, USA
Section 7
Critical Issues
This section contains 13 chapters, giving a wide variety of perspectives on Industrial Engineering and its implications.
Such perspectives include reading in privacy, gender, ethics, and several more. The section also discusses
new ethical considerations within social constructivism and gender gaps. Within the chapters, the reader is presented
with an in-depth analysis of the most current and relevant issues within this growing field of study. Crucial
questions are addressed and alternatives offered, and topics discussed such as creative regions in Europe, ethos
as an enabler of organizational knowledge creation, and design of manufacturing cells based on graph theory.
Chapter 83
Cultural Models and Variations......................................................................................................... 1560
Yongjiang Shi, Institute for Manufacturing, University of Cambridge, UK
Zheng Liu, University of Cambridge, UK
Chapter 84
New Design Paradigm: Shaping and Employment........................................................................... 1574
Vladimir M. Sedenkov, Belarusian State University, Belarus
Chapter 85
Dynamics in Knowledge ................................................................................................................... 1595
Shigeki Sugiyama, University of Gifu, Japan
Chapter 86
Tool and Information Centric Design Process Modeling: Three Case Studies................................. 1613
William Stuart Miller, Clemson University, USA
Joshua D. Summers, Clemson University, USA
Chapter 87
Application of Dynamic Analysis in a Centralised Supply Chain..................................................... 1638
Mu Niu, Northumbria University, UK
Petia Sice, Northumbria University, UK
Ian French, University of Teesside, UK
Erik Mosekilde, The Technical University of Denmark, Denmark
Chapter 88
The Drivers for a Sustainable Chemical Manufacturing Industry .................................................... 1659
George M. Hall, University of Central Lancashire, UK
Joe Howe, University of Central Lancashire, UK
Chapter 89
Cellular or Functional layout?........................................................................................................... 1680
Abdessalem Jerbi, University of Sfax, Tunisia
Hédi Chtourou, University of Sfax, Tunisia
Chapter 90
Random Dynamical Network Automata for Nanoelectronics: A Robustness and Learning
Perspective......................................................................................................................................... 1699
Christof Teuscher, Portland State University, USA
Natali Gulbahce, Northeastern University, USA
Thimo Rohlf, Genopole, France
Alireza Goudarzi, Portland State University, USA
Chapter 91
Creative Regions in Europe: Exploring Creative Industry Agglomeration and the Wealth of
European Regions.............................................................................................................................. 1719
Blanca de-Miguel-Molina, Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain
José-Luis Hervás-Oliver, Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain
Rafael Boix, Universitat de València, Spain
María de-Miguel-Molina, Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain
Chapter 92
Design of Manufacturing Cells Based on Graph Theory.................................................................. 1734
José Francisco Ferreira Ribeiro, University of São Paulo, Brazil
Chapter 93
Ethos as Enablers of Organisational Knowledge Creation ............................................................... 1749
Yoshito Matsudaira, Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Japan
Chapter 94
Engineering Design as Research ...................................................................................................... 1766
Timothy L.J. Ferris, Defence and Systems Institute, University of South Australia, Australia
Chapter 95
Engineer-to-Order: A Maturity Concurrent Engineering Best Practice in Improving Supply
Chains................................................................................................................................................ 1780
Richard Addo-Tenkorang, University of Vaasa, Finland
Ephrem Eyob, Virginia State University, USA
Section 8
Emerging Trends
This section highlights research potential within the field of Industrial Engineering while exploring uncharted
areas of study for the advancement of the discipline. Introducing this section are chapters that set the stage for
future research directions and topical suggestions for continued debate, centering on the new venues and forums
for discussion. A pair of chapters on supply chain management and green computing makes up the middle of
the section of the final 14 chapters, and the book concludes with a look ahead into the future of the Industrial
Engineering field, with “Zero-Downtime Reconfiguration of Distributed Control Logic in Industrial Automation
and Control.” In all, this text will serve as a vital resource to practitioners and academics interested in the best
practices and applications of the burgeoning field of Industrial Engineering.
Chapter 96
Advanced Technologies for Transient Faults Detection and Compensation .................................... 1798
Matteo Sonza Reorda, Politecnico di Torino, Italy
Luca Sterpone, Politecnico di Torino, Italy
Massimo Violante, Politecnico di Torino, Italy
Chapter 97
Augmented Reality for Collaborative Assembly Design in Manufacturing Sector.......................... 1821
Rui (Irene) Chen, The University of Sydney, Australia
Xiangyu Wang, The University of Sydney, Australia
Lei Hou, The University of Sydney, Australia
Chapter 98
E-Business/ICT and Carbon Emissions............................................................................................. 1833
Lan Yi, China University of Geosciences (Wuhan), China
Chapter 99
Building for the Future: Systems Implementation in a Construction Organization.......................... 1853
Hafez Salleh, University of Malaya, Malaysia
Eric Lou, University of Salford, UK
Chapter 100
Embedded RFID Solutions: Challenges for Product Design and Development............................... 1873
Álvaro M. Sampaio, Polytechnic Institute of Cávado and Ave, Portugal & University of
Minho, Portugal
António J. Pontes, University of Minho, Portugal
Ricardo Simões, Polytechnic Institute of Cávado and Ave, Portugal & University of Minho, Portugal
Chapter 101
Future Trends in SCM....................................................................................................................... 1885
Reza Zanjirani Farahani, Kingston University London, UK
Faraz Dadgostari, Amirkabir University of Technology, Iran
Ali Tirdad, University of British Columbia, Canada
Chapter 102
Green Computing as an Ecological Aid in Industry.......................................................................... 1903
Oliver Avram, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
Ian Stroud, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
Paul Xirouchakis, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
Chapter 103
Improving Energy-Efficiency of Scientific Computing Clusters ...................................................... 1916
Tapio Niemi, Helsinki Institute of Physics, Finland
Jukka Kommeri, Helsinki Institute of Physics, Finland
Ari-Pekka Hameri, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
Chapter 104
Organic Solar Cells Modeling and Simulation ................................................................................. 1934
Mihai Razvan Mitroi, Polytechnic University of Bucharest, Romania
Laurentiu Fara, Polytechnic University of Bucharest, Romania & Academy of Romanian
Scientists, Romania
Andrei Galbeaza Moraru, Polytechnic University of Bucharest, Romania
Chapter 105
Programming Robots in Kindergarten to Express Identity: An Ethnographic Analysis................... 1952
Marina Umaschi Bers, Tufts University, USA
Alyssa B. Ettinger, Tufts University, USA
Chapter 106
Prototyping of Robotic Systems in Surgical Procedures and Automated Manufacturing
Processes....................... 1969
Zheng (Jeremy) Li, University of Bridgeport, USA
Chapter 107
Software Process Lines: A Step towards Software Industrialization.....1988
Mahmood Niazi, Keele University, UK & King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals,
Saudi Arabia
Sami Zahran, Process Improvement Consultant, UK
Chapter 108
Super High Efficiency Multi-Junction Solar Cells and Concentrator Solar Cells......... 2003
Masafumi Yamaguchi, Toyota Technological Institute, Japan
Chapter 109
Zero-Downtime Reconfiguration of Distributed Control Logic in Industrial Automation and
Control ................................................................ 2024
Thomas Strasser, AIT Austrian Institute of Technology, Austria
Alois Zoitl, Vienna University of Technology, Austria Martijn Rooker, PROFACTOR GmbH, Austria

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