TitleApplicability of Business Rules to Production Management in Foundries
Journal titleArchives of Foundry Engineering
KeywordsApplication of information technology to the foundry industry ; Operation management ; Business rules
Divisions of PASNauki Techniczne
Archives of Foundry Engineering continues the publishing activity started by Foundry Commission of the Polish Academy of Sciences (PAN) in Katowice in 1978. The initiator of it was the first Chairman Professor Dr Eng. Wacław Sakwa – Corresponding Member of PAN, Honorary Doctor of Czestochowa University of Technology and Silesian University of Technology. This periodical first name was „Solidification of Metals and Alloys” , and made possible to publish the results of works achieved in the field of the Basic Problems Research Cooperation. The subject of publications was related to the title of the periodical and concerned widely understand problems of metals and alloys crystallization in a casting mold. In 1978-2000 the 44 issues have been published. Since 2001 the Foundry Commission has had patronage of the annually published “Archives of Foundry” and since 2007 quarterly published “Archives of Foundry Engineering”. Thematic scope includes scientific issues of foundry industry:
- Theoretical Aspects of Casting Processes,
- Innovative Foundry Technologies and Materials,
- Foundry Processes Computer Aiding,
- Mechanization, Automation and Robotics in Foundry,
- Transport Systems in Foundry,
- Castings Quality Management,
- Environmental Protection.
The size and complexity of decision problems in production systems and their impact on the economic results of companies make it
necessary to develop new methods of solving these problems. One of the latest methods of decision support is business rules management.
This approach can be used for the quantitative and qualitative decision, among them to production management. Our study has shown that
the concept of business rules BR can play at most a supporting role in manufacturing management, but alone cannot form a complete
solution for production management in foundries.
PublisherThe Katowice Branch of the Polish Academy of Sciences
TypeArtykuły / Articles
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