International Journal of Production Research volume 57, issue 15-16, P4880-4897 2018 DOI: 10.1080/00207543.2018.1464231 View full text
Mohammad Rezaei-Malek, Mehrdad Mohammadi, Jean-Yves Dantan, Ali Siadat, Reza Tavakkoli-Moghaddam

Abstract: In multi-stage manufacturing systems, optimisation of part quality inspection planning (PQIP) problem means to determine the optimal time, place and extent of inspection activities for assessing the significant quality characteristics of products while maximising the system efficiency. An inspection activity is capable of detecting the produced defects partially and accordingly prevents further processing of them in downstream and more importantly avoids them to reach customers. In this paper, the existing res…

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