Browsing Research Articles (Industrial and Systems Engineering) by Title

Browsing Research Articles (Industrial and Systems Engineering) by Title

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  • De Vries, Marne; Berger, Simone (Springer, 2017-04)
    Enterprise engineering (EE) is emerging as a new discipline that is multi-disciplinary in nature. As highlighted by researchers within the EE discipline, the current status of EE endeavours as taken by several universities ...
  • Smith, C.J.; Adendorff, Kris (Kristian) (Southern African Institute for Industrial Engineering, 1991-06)
    'n Outomatiese visuele inspeksiestelsel is nie die wonderwerk wat die industrie verwag het nie. Daar is probleemareas wat goed ondersoek en verstaan moet word. Die vernaamste voordele en nadele word hier bespreek. Dit ...
  • Strasheim, J.J. (Southern African Institute for Industrial Engineering, 1992-06)
    Omdat daar duisende vooraaditems in die tipiese Motorhandelaar se onderdelevoorraad aangehou word genoodsaak dit die een of ander klassifikasiemetode vir die doeleindes van vraagvooruitskatting en bestuursverslaggewmg. ...
  • Leonard, Pierre; Kruger, P.S. (Paul Stephanus), 1944- (Southern African Institute for Industrial Engineering, 2001)
    An organisation is usually bound to the various life cycles of the industries that it serves. In order to ensure sustainability over the long-term, an organisation needs to align and continuously realign itself with its ...
  • Wentzel, John Peter; Diatha, Krishna Sundar; Yadavalli, Venkata S. Sarma (Routledge, 2013-12)
    The last 10 years have seen a significant increase in the provision of consumer services through technology. Computers, mobile phones, the Internet and self-service kiosks are examples of technology platforms that have ...
  • Willemse, Elias J.; Joubert, Johan W. (© 2012 Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited. ., 2012-02)
    The most essential and alluring characteristic of a security estate is the estate's ability to provide 24-h security to its residents, of which the continual patrolling of roads and paths is vital. The objective of this ...
  • Janse van Rensburg, Antonie C. (Southern African Institute for Industrial Engineering, 2008-11)
    The Porter Value Chain has been widely adopted by the business community as a mechanism to understand and comprehend complexity in business environments, with the ultimate goal of structuring the business to maximize its ...
  • Kruger, P.S. (Paul Stephanus), 1944- (Southern African Institute for Industrial Engineering, 2003)
    It is the contention of the author that practising the “art” of modelling has been, and always will be, of great importance to the ultimate success of any project employing a simulation approach. Yet very few publications ...
  • Adetunji, Olufemi; Yadavalli, Venkata S. Sarma; Malada, Awelani (Southern African Institute for Industrial Engineering, 2013-05)
    Government institutions need to assess how well they meet the needs of their customers, and what their customers think about the quality of the services they provide. This is aligned with the ‘Batho Pele’ principle of the ...
  • Strasheim, J.J.; Kruger, P.S. (Paul Stephanus), 1944- (Southern African Institute for Industrial Engineering, 1998)
    Automated distribution of computer software via electronic means in large corporate networks is growing in popularity. The relative importance of personal computer software, in financial and logistical terms, is described ...
  • Willemse, Elias J.; Joubert, Johan W. (Elsevier, 2016-07)
    In this article we present benchmark datasets for the Mixed Capacitated Arc Routing Problem under Time restrictions with Intermediate Facilities (MCARPTIF). The problem is a generalisation of the Capacitated Arc Routing ...
  • Lottering, W.A.; Claasen, S.J. (Schalk Johannes) (Southern African Institute for Industrial Engineering, 1988-12)
    Ontwerpdoelwitte vir die betroubaarheid an instandhoubaarheid van substelsels moet so bepaal word dat die gebruikersvereiste ten opsigte van betroubaarheid en instandhoubaarheid van die stelsel behaal word as substelseldoelwitte ...
  • Claasen, S.J. (Schalk Johannes) (Southern African Institute for Industrial Engineering, 1991-06)
    AMIR en SPAR is Monte Carlo-gebaseerde rekenaarprogrammatuur waarmee betekenisvolle analise ten opsigte van die betroubaarheid, beskikbaarheid en logistieke steunbaarheid van komplekse stelsels uitgevoer kan word. Dit ...
  • Pellissier, Rene; Kruger, P.S. (Paul Stephanus), 1944- (Southern African Institute for Industrial Engineering, 2000)
    This paper addresses the failure of re-engineering to deliver its promise of better organizational performance through radical change. It looks at the change in Hammer and Champy's own perceptions of what re-engineering ...
  • Rottier, Johan; Kruger, P.S. (Paul Stephanus), 1944-; Pretorius, Pieter J. (Southern African Institute for Industrial Engineering, 2001)
    The purpose of this paper is to facilitate systematic management of the design of Enterprises throughout their life-cycle by identifying the events (requirements) which should initiate (re)design. It identifies the high ...
  • Janse van Rensburg, Antonie C. (Southern African Institute for Industrial Engineering, 2012-07)
    Most people intuitively understand complexity, but being able to analyse it scientifically is not a common practice. For business executives, ‘complexity’ must be one of the most important concepts to understand, as it ...
  • Joubert, Johannes Willem; De Beer, Dirk; De Koker, Nico (Elsevier, 2016-08)
    Telemetry devices are generating and transferring increasingly more data, with notable potential for decision makers. In this paper we consider the accelerometer and speed data produced by in-vehicle data recorders as a ...
  • Joubert, Johan W.; Axhausen, Kay W. (Springer, 2013-05)
    We introduce complex network analysis and use a commercial vehicle’s observed trip as a proxy for a business relation between two facilities in its activity chain. We extract facility locations by applying density-based ...
  • Mwanga, Y.A.; Joubert, Johan W.; Yadavalli, Venkata S. Sarma (Southern African Institute for Industrial Engineering, 2009-05)
    It is reasonable to expect that preparation time is needed to ready a repair facility before a repair can be carried out. A three-unit system with a `preparation time’ for the repair facility is studied in this paper. ...
  • Dubi, A.; Gurvitz, N.; Claasen, S.J. (Schalk Johannes) (Southern African Institute for Industrial Engineering, 1993-12)
    This paper discusses the mathematical concept of ageing. It is shown that while in most cases a probabilistic definition of age is sufficient, in some cases a calendaric definition must be added in order to preserve the ...