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A parameterised model of multimodal freight transportation for maritime services optimisation
Multimodal transport has been promoted by several transport commissions initiatives as an alternative to road transport. A key factor for improving its competitiveness is to provide private andExpand
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A simulation-based ergonomic evaluation for the operational improvement of the slate splitters work
The natural roofing slates manufacturing process relies on highly labour-intensive activities and more specifically on the mastery of a specialized group of workers known as splitters. The splittingExpand
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Hybrid algorithm for the optimization of multimodal freight transport services: Maritime application
Multimodal transportation is generally accepted as an efficient alternative to road transportation in terms of costs, fuel consumption, environmental externalities and road congestion. This workExpand
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Autocorrelation effects in manufacturing systems performance: A simulation analysis
Autocorrelation has been pointed out as one of the most challenging issues in manufacturing systems modeling. Numerical experimentation has shown that it may either enhance or harm performance.Expand
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GLOBALOG: A simulation case of freight multimodal transportation
GLOBALOG is a Spanish multidisciplinary project aimed at promoting logistics as a competitiveness factor. This paper presents the work carried out for the modelling and long-term analysis ofExpand
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A parameterized model of multimodal freight transportation for maritime services optimization
Multimodal transport has been promoted by several transport commissions initiatives as an alternative to road transport. A key factor for improving its competitiveness is to provide private andExpand
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An Overall DHM-Based Ergonomic and Operational Assessment of a Manufacturing Task: a Case Study
An effective manufacturing workstation design should jointly consider both operational and ergonomic characteristics. Accordingly, the desirability of candidate solutions should rely on theExpand
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Simulation and Highly Variable Environments: A Case Study in a Natural Roofing Slates Manufacturing Plant
High variability is a harmful factor for manufacturing performance that may be originated from multiple sources and whose effect might appear in different temporary levels. The case study analysed inExpand
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A data collection methodology to perform DHMS-based ergonomic analysis of manufacturing tasks
A key stage in any simulation project is the data collection process. In most simulation-based ergonomic analysis, data from the movements performed by the operator during the task are obtainedExpand
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