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2017

Optimization problem formulation framework with application to engineering systems

Crossley, W. A., Luan, S., Allison, J. T. & Thurston, D. L., Nov 2017, In : Systems Engineering. 20, 6, p. 512-528 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Systems engineering
Civil aviation
Economics
Wind turbines
2015

Disassembly Sequence Evaluation: A User Study Leveraging Immersive Computing Technologies

Berg, L. P., Behdad, S., Vance, J. M. & Thurston, D., Mar 1 2015, In : Journal of Computing and Information Science in Engineering. 15, 1, 011002.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Visualization
Planning
Recycling
Computer aided design
Repair
2014

Immersive computing technology to investigate tradeoffs under uncertainty in disassembly sequence planning

Behdad, S., Berg, L., Vance, J. & Thurston, D., Jul 2014, In : Journal of Mechanical Design, Transactions of the ASME. 136, 7, 071001.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Planning
Mathematical models
Human computer interaction
Dynamic programming
User interfaces
Nonlinear programming
Virtual reality
Visualization
Planning
Stochastic programming
2013

Maximizing profits from end-of-life and initial sales with heterogeneous consumer demand

Zhao, Y. & Thurston, D., Apr 1 2013, In : Journal of Mechanical Design, Transactions of the ASME. 135, 4, p. 1-10 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Profitability
Sales
Product design
Recycling
Life cycle
2012
Planning
Costs
Solar heating
Linear programming
Repair

End-of-life decision making with uncertain product return quantity

Behdad, S., Williams, A. S. & Thurston, D., Oct 8 2012, In : Journal of Mechanical Design, Transactions of the ASME. 134, 10, 100902.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Decision making
Stochastic programming
Stochastic models
Linear programming
Personnel
Specifications
Laptop computers
Cosmetics
Mobile phones
Statistical methods
2011

E-waste stream analysis and design implications

Kwak, M., Behdad, S., Zhao, Y., Kim, H. H. M. & Thurston, D. L., Oct 11 2011, In : Journal of Mechanical Design, Transactions of the ASME. 133, 10, 101003.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Recovery
Product design
Feedstocks
Byproducts
Electronic Waste
2010

Integrated sustainable life cycle design: A Review

Ramani, K., Ramanujan, D., Bernstein, W. Z., Zhao, F., Sutherland, J., Handwerker, C., Choi, J. K., Kim, H. & Thurston, D., Oct 7 2010, In : Journal of Mechanical Design, Transactions of the ASME. 132, 9, p. 910041-9100415 8190375 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Life cycle
Product development
Sustainable development
Product design
Merging
Decision making
Salvaging
Cost effectiveness
Environmental protection
Linear programming
Washing machines
Recycling
Cleaning
Repair

Varying lifecycle lengths within a product take-back portfolio

Zhao, Y., Pandey, V., Kim, H. H. M. & Thurston, D. L., Oct 7 2010, In : Journal of Mechanical Design, Transactions of the ASME. 132, 9, p. 910121-9101210 8191090 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Personal computers
Consolidation
Environmental impact
Life cycle
Sales
2009

Effective age of remanufactured products: An entropy approach

Pandey, V. & Thurston, D. L., Mar 1 2009, In : Journal of Mechanical Design, Transactions Of the ASME. 131, 3, p. 310081-310089 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Entropy
Degradation
Personal computers
Costs

Electric power network decision effects

Harper, S. R. & Thurston, D. L., Jan 1 2009, In : Engineering Economist. 54, 1, p. 22-49 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

decision maker
Natural gas
natural gas
Electric network analysis
Power generation
2008

Concomitant adsorption and desorption of organic vapor in dry and humid air streams using microwave and direct electrothermal swing adsorption

Hashisho, Z., Emamipour, H., Rood, M. J., Hay, K. J., Kim, B. J. & Thurston, D., Dec 15 2008, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 42, 24, p. 9317-9322 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Desorption
desorption
Vapors
Microwaves
adsorption

Incorporating environmental impacts in strategic redesign of an engineered system

Harper, S. R. & Thurston, D. L., Mar 1 2008, In : Journal of Mechanical Design, Transactions Of the ASME. 130, 3, 031101.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Environmental impact
Life cycle
Power plants
Economics
2007

Leasing and extended producer responsibility for personal computer component reuse

Thurston, D. L. & De La Torre, J. P., May 14 2007, In : International Journal of Environment and Pollution. 29, 1-3, p. 104-126 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Personal computers
Product design
Environmental impact
Costs
Mathematical models

Steady-state and dynamic desorption of organic vapor from activated carbon with electrothermal swing adsorption

Emamipour, H., Hashisho, Z., Cevallos, D., Rood, M. J., Thurston, D. L., Hay, K. J., Kim, B. J. & Sullivan, P. D., Jul 15 2007, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 41, 14, p. 5063-5069 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

ketone
Activated carbon
activated carbon
Desorption
desorption
electrical power
Dynamic loads
penetration
infrastructure
Aging of materials
2006

Adsorption and electrothermal desorption of organic vapors using activated carbon adsorbents with novel morphologies

Luo, L., Ramirez, D., Rood, M. J., Grevillot, G., Hay, K. J. & Thurston, D. L., Nov 1 2006, In : Carbon. 44, 13, p. 2715-2723 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Activated carbon
Adsorbents
Desorption
Vapors
Adsorption

Engineering parameter selection for design optimization during preliminary design

Kaldate, A., Thurston, D., Emamipour, H. & Rood, M., Aug 1 2006, In : Journal of Engineering Design. 17, 4, p. 291-310 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Costs
Air pollution control
Integer programming
Design optimization
Controllability
2005

Decision traps in ISO 14001 implementation process: Case study results from Illinois certified companies

Ghisellini, A. & Thurston, D. L., Jun 2005, In : Journal of Cleaner Production. 13, 8, p. 763-777 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

implementation process
Industry
Environmental management systems
environmental management
manufacturing

Environmentally benign manufacturing: Observations from Japan, Europe and the United States

Gutowski, T., Murphy, C., Allen, D., Bauer, D., Bras, B., Piwonka, T., Sheng, P., Sutherland, J., Thurston, D. & Wolff, E., Jan 1 2005, In : Journal of Cleaner Production. 13, 1, p. 1-17 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

manufacturing
Industry
posture
energy efficiency
competitiveness

Remanufacturing: Impacts of sacrificial cylinder liners

Krill, M. & Thurston, D. L., Aug 1 2005, In : Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Transactions of the ASME. 127, 3, p. 687-697 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Engine cylinders
Engines
Environmental impact
Costs
Spreadsheets
2003

Constrained Optimization for Green Engineering Decision-Making

Thurston, D. L. & Srinivasan, S., Dec 1 2003, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 37, 23, p. 5389-5397 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Constrained optimization
manufacturing
Decision making
decision making
engineering
2002

Environmentally benign manufacturing: Trends in Europe, Japan, and the USA

Allen, D., Bauer, D., Bras, B., Gutowski, T., Murphy, C., Piwonka, T., Sheng, P., Sutherland, J., Thurston, D. & Wolff, E., Nov 1 2002, In : Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Transactions of the ASME. 124, 4, p. 908-920 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Incorporating component reuse, remanufacture, and recycle into product portfolio design

Mangun, D. & Thurston, D. L., Nov 1 2002, In : IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management. 49, 4, p. 479-490 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Product design
Personal computers
Sales
Costs
Planning

Machining quality and cost: Estimation and tradeoffs

Nicolaou, P., Thurston, D. L. & Carnahan, J. V., Nov 1 2002, In : Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Transactions of the ASME. 124, 4, p. 840-851 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cutting fluids
Machining
Wastewater treatment
Costs
Drilling
2001
Decision making
Uncertainty
2000

Cost, quality, and environments tradeoffs for printed circuit board assembly

Thurston, D. L., Alvarado, J., Mangun, D. & Hoffman, W. F., Dec 1 2000, In : Engineering Economist. 45, 3, p. 206-231 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Printed circuit boards
customer
Environmental protection
Environmental impact
costs
1999

Engineering economic decision issues in environmentally conscious design and manufacturing

Thurston, D. L., Dec 1 1999, In : Engineering Economist. 44, 1, p. 50-63 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

grant
manufacturing
engineering
Economics
economics

Integrating customer preferences into green design and manufacturing

Thurston, D. L. & Hoffman, W. F., 1999, In : IEEE International Symposium on Electronics and the Environment. p. 209-214 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Engineers
Environmental protection
Ecodesign
1998

Trade-off Modeling for Product and Manufacturing Process Design for the Environment

Carnahan, J. V. & Thurston, D. L., Dec 1 1998, In : Journal of Industrial Ecology. 2, 1, p. 79-92 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

trade-off
manufacturing
modeling
control process
air pollution

Transforming the House of Quality to a multiobjective optimization formulation

Locascio, A. & Thurston, D. L., Dec 1 1998, In : Structural Optimization. 16, 2-3, p. 136-146 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Multiobjective optimization
Structural dynamics
Constrained optimization
Service life
Costs
1994

A method for integrating end-user preferences for design evaluation in rule-based systems

Thurston, D. L. & Crawford, C. A., Jun 1994, In : Journal of Mechanical Design, Transactions of the ASME. 116, 2, p. 522-530 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Knowledge based systems
Expert systems
Sailing vessels
Operations research
Artificial intelligence

Considering customer preferences for environmental protection in material selection

Thurston, D. L., Lloyd, S. M. & Wallace, J., 1994, In : Materials and Design. 15, 4, p. 203-209 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Environmental protection
Aluminum
Plastic containers
Beverages
Containers

Decision theory for design economics

Thurston, D. L. & Locascio, A., Jan 1 1994, In : Engineering Economist. 40, 1, p. 41-71 31 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

decision theory
Decision theory
Economics
engineer
manufacturing

Environmental Design Trade-offs

Thurston, D. L., Jan 1 1994, In : Journal of Engineering Design. 5, 1, p. 25-36 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Customer satisfaction
Automotive industry
Environmental impact
Environmental design

Fuzzing ratings for multiattribute design decision-making

Carnahan, J. V., Thurston, D. L. & Liu, T., Jun 1994, In : Journal of Mechanical Design, Transactions of the ASME. 116, 2, p. 511-521 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Personnel rating
Decision making
Analytic hierarchy process
Linguistics

Incorporating end-user’s attitudes towards uncertainty into an expert system

Tian, Y. Q., Thurston, D. L. & Carnahan, J. V., Jun 1994, In : Journal of Mechanical Design, Transactions of the ASME. 116, 2, p. 493-500 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Expert systems
Spreadsheets
User interfaces
Uncertainty
Costs

Machine learning user preferences for structural design

Thurston, D. L. & Sun, R., Jan 1 1994, In : Microcomputers in civil engineering. 9, 3, p. 185-197 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Structural design
Learning systems
Costs
Seismic design
Numerical methods

Machine Learning User Preferences for Structural Design

Thurston, D. L. & Sun, R., May 1994, In : Computer‐Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering. 9, 3, p. 185-197 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Structural design
Learning systems
Costs
Seismic design
Numerical methods

Optimization of design utility

Thurston, D. L., Carnahan, J. V. & Liu, T., Sep 1994, In : Journal of Mechanical Design, Transactions of the ASME. 116, 3, p. 801-808 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Function evaluation
Nonlinear programming
Gages
Costs
Design optimization
1993

A Communications-Based Technique for Interdisciplinary Design Team Management

Safoutin, M. J. & Thurston, D. L., Nov 1993, In : IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management. 40, 4, p. 360-372 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Communication
Team management
Failure modes

Concurrent Engineering in an Expert System

Thurston, D. L., May 1993, In : IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management. 40, 2, p. 124-135 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Concurrent engineering
Expert systems
Automobile bumpers
Knowledge based systems
Engineers

Concurrent optimal design with application to structural dynamics

Locascio, A. & Thurston, D. L., Jan 1993, In : Journal of Engineering Design. 4, 4, p. 353-369 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Structural dynamics
Optimal design
Rotating machinery
Office buildings
Function evaluation
Analytic hierarchy process
Analytic Hierarchy Process
Integer programming
Linear Constraints
Integer Programming

Structural optimization of multiple attributes

Thurston, D. L. & Sun, R., Dec 1 1993, In : Structural Optimization. 5, 4, p. 240-249 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Structural optimization
Function evaluation
Structural design
Specifications
Steel
1992

Fuzzy ratings and utility analysis in preliminary design evaluation of multiple attributes

Thurston, D. L. & Carnahan, J. V., Dec 1992, In : Journal of Mechanical Design, Transactions of the ASME. 114, 4, p. 648-658 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Semantics
Fuzzy sets
Stiffness
Corrosion
Steel