Energy Conservation through Productivity Enhancement in Manufacturing Facilities

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The goal of this research work is to explore the energy savings that may result from productivity improvement recommendations. The productivity improvement recommendations on setup time reduction and finished goods inventory reduction were taken from Industrial Assessment Center (IAC-WVU) and Industries of the Future (IOF-WVU) databases at West Virginia University (WVU) and analyzed to evaluate the corresponding energy savings. A simulation analysis was performed to compare the peak energy demands (kW) in the present and proposed scenarios for the setup time reduction recommendation. It was found that productivity improvement recommendations can result in significant energy savings (2% to 4%).
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https://doi.org/10.4271/2008-01-1164
Pages
12
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Gupta, D., Gopalakrishnan, B., and Godavarthy, H., "Energy Conservation through Productivity Enhancement in Manufacturing Facilities," Materials and Manufacturing 1(1):600-611, 2009, https://doi.org/10.4271/2008-01-1164.
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Apr 14, 2008
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2008-01-1164
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Journal Article
Language
English