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IJIERD is an international journal dedicated to the latest advancement of industrial engineering. The goal of this journal is to provide a platform for engineers and academicians all over the world to promote, share, and discuss various new issues and developments in different areas of industrial engineering. All manuscripts must be prepared in English and are subject to a rigorous and fair peer-review process. Accepted papers will immediately appear online followed by printed hard copy.
IJIERD is dedicated to present state of-the-art, high quality, research developments in all areas of industrial engineering research, including applications in industry and services, to a broad audience of academics and professionals. Target areas include manufacturing, operations management, product and process design, information systems, business and strategy, and quality management amongst others.
Aim and Objectives
- To bring together theories, models and actual products from related design areas, including engineering, architecture, industrial design and planning
- To emphasise human aspects as a central issue of design through integrative studies of social sciences and design disciplines
- To offer a platform for high-quality research, theory making, analysis, education, and practice
- To support the dialogue between practitioners and academics, avoiding a purely academic discussion on design science
- In order to bridge the gap between theory and practice, applications and case studies are particularly welcome. As regards theoretical papers, originality and research contributions will be regarded as key during the evaluation process.
Dr. Ajeet Kumar Rai - Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, SHUATS-Allahabad, India
Dr. R. Dilli Babu - Professor, Department of Industrial Engineering, Anna University, Chennai, India
Dr. Massimo Bertolini - Professor, Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Parma , Italy
Dr. G. Arthanareeswaran - Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli, India
Dr. R. Baskaran - Professor, Department of Industrial Engineering, Anna University, Chennai, India
Dr. Arijit Bhattacharya - Associate Professor, Norwich Business School, University of East Anglia, United Kingdom
Dr. K.S. Zakiuddin - Priyadarshini College of Engineering, Maharashtra, India
Dr. A. G. Matani - Government College of Engineering, Amravati, India
Dr. R. Edison Chandraseelan - Dr. R. Edison Chandraseelan
Dr. Vinod Singh Yadav - Malaviya National Institute of Technology, Jaipur, India
Dr. Anan Suebsomran - King Mongkut’s University of Technology, North Bangkok, Thailand
Dr. S. Sreenatha Reddy - Universal College of Engineering and Technology, India
Dr. M. Victor Raj - Sardar Raja College of Engineering, Tamilnadu, India
Dr. Ratri Parida - Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India
Dr. G. Kalivarathan - PSN Institute of Technology and Science, Tamilnadu, India
Dr. G. Kalivarathan - PSN Institute of Technology and Science, Tamilnadu, India
Dr. N. Vijayponraj - PSN Institute of Technology and Science, Tamilnadu, India
Dr. A. Elaya Perumal - Anna University, Tamilnadu, India
Dr. R. Uday Kumar - Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Technology, Telangana, India
Dr. Manikandapirapu P.K - Dayananda Sagar College of Engineering, Karnataka, India
Dr. Srinivasa G.R - Dayananda Sagar College of Engineering, Karnataka, India
Dr. Sudhakar K.G - K L University, Andhra Pradesh, India
Dr. Madhu D - Government of Engineering, Karnataka, India
Dr. Mohammad Israr - Principal, Balaji Engineering College, Gujrat, India
Dr. M. Narayana Rao - Shri Sapthagiri Institute of Technology, Tamilnadu, India
Dr. Faisal Talib - Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, India
Dr. T. R. Vijayaram - Vellore Institute of Technology, Tamilnadu, India
Dr. Rahul Davis - Sam Higginbottom University of Agriculture, Technology and Sciences, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India
Dr. R.Umamaheswara Rao - GMR Institute of Technology, Rajam,Andhra Pradesh, India
Dr. Sami BEDRA - University of Khenchela, Algeria
Dr. Ajay Verma - Padmashri Dr. V.B. Kolte College of Engineering, Maharashtra, India
Dr. Ornella Chiavola - ROMA TRE University, Rome, Italy
Dr. Azman Ismail - Associate Professor, Faculty of Economics and Management, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia
Dr. Shifeng Liu - Professor, Beijing Jiaotong University, China
Dr. Isabel Fernández Quesada - Professor, Department of Business Administration, Universidad de Oviedo, Spain
Dr. Ashish Agarwal - Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering, School of Engineering & Technology, IGNOU New Delhi, India
Prof. L. Ganapathy - Professor, National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE), Mumbai, India
Prof. Nachiappan Subramanian - Professor, School of Business Management and Economics, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK
Prof. Adil Baykasoglu - Professor, Department of Industrial Engineering, Dokuz Eylul University, Tinaztepe Campus, Turkey
Dr. Jelena Jovanovic - Associate Professor, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, University of Montenegro, Podgorica, Montenegro
Dr. Mohamed Rafik Qureshi - Industrial Engineering Department, College of Engineering, King Khalid University, Saudi Arabia
Dr. Mahsa Noori-Daryan - School of Industrial Engineering, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
Prof. Xianlong Ge - School of Economics and Management, Chongqing Jiaotong University, Chongqing, China
Prof. Fernanda Strozzi - School of Engineering, Carlo Cattaneo University, Castellanza, Varese, Italy
Prof. Andrew Thomas - Cardiff School of Management, Cardiff Metropolitan University, Cardiff, UK
Dr. Deon Johan de Beer - Professor, North West University, South Africa
Prof. Leon Oerlemans - Tilburg University, Netherlands
Prof. John Bicheno - University of Buckingham, United Kingdom
Prof. Masaya Hagiwara - Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan
Dr. Suebsak Nanthavanij - Thammasat University, Thailand
Dr. Orlando Celso Longo - Professor, Fluminense Federal University, Brazil
Dr. R Jeyapaul - Professor, Department of Production Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli, India
Dr. Virupaxi Bagodi - Principal, Government Engineering College, Talakal, India.
Dr. Syed Anisuddin - Caledonian College of Engineering, Oman
Dr. Chavan Dattatraya K. - Marathwada Mitra Mandal's College of Engineering, Pune, India
Prof. Potnuru Govinda Rao - GMR Institute of Technology, Rajam, Andhra Pradesh, India
Dr. Velamala Rambabu - G.M.R.Institute of Technology, Rajam, Andhra Pradesh, India
Dr. V. Chitti Babu - GMR Institute of Technology, Rajam, Andhra Pradesh, India
Dr. Ravindra D. Jilte - Vidyavardhini’s College of Engineering and Technology, Maharashtra, India
Dr. Gurudutt Sahni - DGM & HOD Leader Valves Ltd, Punjab, India
Paper title (14 Bold)- Capital Letter
First Author1, Second Author2 (13 Bold- Times New Roman)
1(Department, College/ University Name, Address, Country Name, Email) (12)
2(Department, College/ University Name, Address, Country Name, Email) (12)
ABSTRACT (12 Bold)
The abstract should summarize the content of the paper. Try to keep the abstract below 350 words. Do not make references nor display equations in the abstract. The journal will be printed from the same-sized copy prepared by you. Your manuscript should be printed on A4 paper (21.0 cm x 29.7 cm). It is imperative that the margins and style described below be adhered to carefully. This will enable us to keep uniformity in the final printed copies of the Journal. Please keep in mind that the manuscript you prepare will be photographed and printed as it is received. Readability of copy is of paramount importance.(12)
Keywords (12 Bold) : About five key words in alphabetical order, separated by comma (12)
I. INTRODUCTION (12 BOLD)
The introduction of the paper should explain the nature of the problem, previous work, purpose, and the contribution of the paper. The contents of each section may be provided to understand easily about the paper. (12)
II. HEADINGS (12 BOLD)
The headings and subheadings, starting with "1. Introduction", appear in upper and lower case letters and should be set in bold and aligned flush left. All headings from the Introduction to Acknowledgements are numbered sequentially using 1, 2, 3, etc. Subheadings are numbered 1.1, 1.2, etc. If a subsection must be further divided, the numbers 1.1.1, 1.1.2, etc.
The font size for heading is 12 points bold face and subsections with 12 points and not bold. Do not underline any of the headings, or add dashes, colons, etc. (12)
III. INDENTATIONS AND EQUATIONS(12 BOLD)
The first paragraph under each heading or subheading should be flush left, and subsequent paragraphs should have a five-space indentation. A colon is inserted before an equation is presented, but there is no punctuation following the equation. All equations are numbered and referred to in the text solely by a number enclosed in a round bracket (i.e., (3) reads as "equation 3"). Ensure that any miscellaneous numbering system you use in your paper cannot be confused with a reference  or an equation (3) designation. (12)
IV. FIGURES AND TABLES(12 BOLD)
To ensure a high-quality product, diagrams and lettering MUST be either computerdrafted or drawn using India ink.
Figure captions appear below the figure, are flush left, and are in lower case letters.When referring to a figure in the body of the text, the abbreviation "Fig." is used. Figures should be numbered in the order they appear in the text.
Table captions appear centered above the table in upper and lower case letters. When referring to a table in the text, no abbreviation is used and "Table" is capitalized. (12). Figures and tables should be included in the running text itself
V. CONCLUSION (12 BOLD)
A conclusion section must be included and should indicate clearly the advantages, limitations, and possible applications of the paper. Although a conclusion may review the main points of the paper, do not replicate the abstract as the conclusion. A conclusion might elaborate on the importance of the work or suggest applications and extentions. (12)
VI. ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS(12 Bold)
An acknowledgement section may be presented after the conclusion, if desired.( 12)
REFERENCES (12 BOLD)
This heading is not assigned a number.
A reference list MUST be included using the following information as a guide. Only cited text references are included. Each reference is referred to in the text by a number enclosed in a square bracket (i.e., ). References must be numbered and ordered according to where they are first mentioned in the paper, NOT alphabetically.
 M Ozaki, Y. Adachi, Y. Iwahori, and N. Ishii, Application of fuzzy theory to writer recognition of Chinese characters, International Journal of Modelling and Simulation, 18(2), 1998, 112-116. (12)
 R.E. Moore, Interval analysis (Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1966). (12) Note that the title of the book is in lower case letters and italicized. There is no comma following the title. Place of publication and publisher are given.
Chapters in Books:
 P.O. Bishop, Neurophysiology of binocular vision, in J.Houseman (Ed.), Handbook of physiology, 4 (New York: Springer-Verlag, 1970) 342-366. (12) Note that the place of publication, publisher, and year of publication are enclosed in brackets. Editor of book is listed before book title.
 D.S. Chan, Theory and implementation of multidimensional discrete systems for signal processing, doctoral diss., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, 1978. (12)
 W.J. Book, Modelling design and control of flexible manipulator arms: A tutorial review, Proc. 29th IEEE Conf. on Decision and Control, San Francisco, CA, 1990, 500-506 (12)
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- IJIERD journal publishes original papers
- review papers
- case report
- research notes
- short communication
- including but not limited to the following fields: Operations Research and Decision-Making Models
- Production Planning and Inventory Control
- Supply Chain Management
- Quality Engineering
- Applications of Fuzzy Theory in Industrial Engineering
- Applications of Stochastic Models in Industrial Engineering.