Research Paper Supply chain management
Performance Prediction of Green Supply Chain Using Bayesian Belief Network: Case Study of a Textile Industry

Tamanna Islam Mim; Fowzia Tasnim; Bm Adnan Rahman Shamrat; Md Doulotuzzaman Xames

Volume 11, Issue 4 , January 2023, Pages 327-348

https://doi.org/10.22105/riej.2022.360383.1333

Abstract
  In managing a supply chain, the green approach has become pivotal for the sake of environmental, economic, and social sustainability. In this paper, we consider the environmental performance prediction in managing sourcing of a textile industry supply chain. Specifically, this research focuses on the ...  Read More

Research Paper
A Fuzzy BWM Approach to Prioritize Distribution Network Enablers

Nazila Adabavazeh; Atefeh Amindoust; Mehrdad Nikbakht

Volume 11, Issue 4 , January 2023, Pages 349-365

https://doi.org/10.22105/riej.2022.343073.1315

Abstract
  In any country's economy, the distribution is one of the most important industries and infrastructure. The industry's 8% portion of national income, explains the wide range of this industry and consequently the key role of this industry in the supply chain of many industries in the country. Not using ...  Read More

Research Paper Design of Mechanical and Thermal Systems
Design and Development of a Wind Turbine with Flanged Diffuser Operating in Low Wind Speed Regime

Ekpenyong Akanimo Udofia; Aniekan Essienubong Ikpe; Victor Etok Udoh

Volume 11, Issue 4 , January 2023, Pages 366-377

https://doi.org/10.22105/riej.2022.364299.1341

Abstract
  In this paper, the performance characteristics of a fabricated horizontal axis wind turbine with and without flanged diffusers were studied using wind tunnel experiment. Measurements of global parameters (power, torque, rotational speed efficiency, etc.) were carried out at wind speed regime between ...  Read More

Research Paper Operations Research
Productivity Improvement through Ergonomics Sub-system Concern Using MCDM with Goal Programing: A Case Study

Seife Ebeyedengel Tekletsadik

Volume 11, Issue 4 , January 2023, Pages 378-389

https://doi.org/10.22105/riej.2022.361195.1337

Abstract
  Productivity improvement is important for the sustainability of the business. However, before improvement it is important to measure the existing system productivity level. In this sense, the productivity of the case company has been measured by using the PO-P approach. Using this approach, the overall ...  Read More

Research Paper
Parametric Optimization (GMAW) for the improvement of Mild Steel weld strength using Response Surface Technique

Silas Oseme Okuma; Martins Ufuoma Eki; John Damilola Oluwafemi; Chukwuekum Orumgbe

Volume 11, Issue 4 , January 2023, Pages 390-398

https://doi.org/10.22105/riej.2022.360225.1332

Abstract
  The most desired strength value in any welding process is an excellent Ultimate Tensile Strength (UTS) of the weld in respect to the parent metal. Welding process parameters should be monitored and reviewed on a continuous basis due to the increased demand for structural and industrial materials with ...  Read More

Research Paper Metaheuristics Algorithms
A Genetic Algorithm for Curve Fitting by Spline Regression

fatemeh sogandi

Volume 11, Issue 4 , January 2023, Pages 399-410

https://doi.org/10.22105/riej.2022.326256.1290

Abstract
  Curve fitting is a computational problem in which we look for a base objective function with a set of data points. Recently, nonparametric regression has received a lot of attention from researchers. Usually, spline functions are used due to the difficulty of the curve fitting. In this regard, the choice ...  Read More

Research Paper Sustainable development
Provide a Structural Model of Lean Sustainable Supply Chain With Total Quality Management Approach in the Automotive Industry

mohammad reza zahedi; shayan naghdi khanachah; Mostafa zahedi

Volume 11, Issue 4 , January 2023, Pages 411-424

https://doi.org/10.22105/riej.2022.342951.1312

Abstract
  Improving supply chain management performance is one of the key issues for companies to gain competitive advantage. In this regard, one of the solutions is a pure approach. A lean approach helps eliminate supply chain waste. On the other hand, based on the conditions of Iran and the existence of abundant ...  Read More