Document Type : Research Paper



Process planning involves determining the most suitable and efficient manufacturing (assembly) processes and their sequence in order to produce a product (part). These processes should be compatible with required attributes in product design documentation. Process planning and scheduling optimization is done with Considering qualitative parameters which are affective on job shop and flexible system. Fuzzy Inference System and Meta-heuristic algorithms with multiple objective and goal functions are used to solving problem. Objective functions include minimization of cost and time of processing parts and maximizing the utility of the process design. based on the illustrated numerical example simulated annealing algorithm has better efficiency than imperialist competitive algorithm, particle swarm, bee colony.


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