Computation of optimal mean for a larger-the-better type quality characteristic using goal programming

S. Ozmutlu, M. J. Chandra

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Abstract

This paper solves the problem of finding the optimal mean of a larger-the-better type quality characteristic, using a goal programming approach. The goals are to maximize the process mean, and to minimize the manufacturing cost, proportion of rejects and the expected loss. Goal programming removes the necessity of expressing the relevant criteria to the problem in a single unit, thus ameliorating the complexity of the solution method. Two approaches, namely nonpreemptive goal programming and preemptive goal programming are used in the formulation. Sample problems are solved with both these approaches.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)62-71
Number of pages10
JournalInternational Journal of Industrial Engineering : Theory Applications and Practice
Volume8
Issue number1
StatePublished - Mar 1 2001

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering

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