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  • Transformation in manufacturer in the era of "Made in China 2025" 

    Li, Xuancheng (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2019-06-07)
    China’s state council has unveiled a ten-year national plan, Made in China 2025, designed to transform China from a manufacturing giant into a world manufacturing power. Of all the projects includes in the “Made in China 2025” plan, intelligent and automated manufacturing is crucial. It is based on concepts i.e., internet of things, cloud computing, and big data. These technologies will be involved ...
  • Development of Downhole Control Valve 

    Zakaria, Hassan (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2018-05-31)
    Designing for downhole environment is a challenging process. High pressure and temperature are the main well conditions that effect the design decisions and the tool geometry. Also, the well fluids can obtain high concentration of corrosive content such H2S acid that plays major role in material selection. The intention of this study is to develop Downhole Control Valve that can be connected to ...
  • Onshore and Offshore Coordination of Logistics Services at Seaports 

    Adu-Gyamfi Appiah, Bright (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2019-06-28)
    As global trade increases, sizes of vessels and cargo throughputs have also experienced a sudden rise thereby putting excess pressure on ship berths and ports. This is shifting most ports to much smarter technological solutions with the aim of optimizing operations, increasing efficiency and reducing logistics cost without the need for huge infrastructural and equipment investments. Developing the ...
  • Total Productive Maintenance in an Industry 4.0 Framework 

    Noureddine, Rami (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2019-06-28)
    Maintenance is a key operation function that is required to improve business performance by avoiding equipment breakdown. In 1971, Total Productive Maintenance (TPM), a lean manufacturing approach, has been developed and widely used as a maintenance strategy to gain a competitive advantage in industry. However, with the advent of new technology and the internet of things, manufacturing process are ...
  • New Practical Exercise in Lean Six Sigma for Masters Students in UiT – The Arctic University of Norway 

    Maharjan, Sujan (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2019-06-28)
    Lean Six Sigma has proven to be a valuable tool for improving flow and quality in any business activities. It is being implemented by almost all business forms globally. It is now an important curriculum for engineering and management students. UiT- The Arctic University of Norway, Narvik is one of the fine institutions which provide training course on Lean Six Sigma for Master’s students studying ...
  • Production and Logistics Systems Improvements - Biim Ultrasound AS 

    Tofah, Dzifa Korbla Wisdom (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2019-06-28)
    A crucial aspect of the supply chain network design process is deciding on optimal locations to situate new facilities. Facility location decisions rely on many factors, some of which might be conflicting with each other. The decision factors can be either quantitative or qualitative, thus a brute-force prioritization of one over another could be detrimental overall. To ensure the efficacy of the ...
  • Digital twin simulation with Visual Components 

    Arnarson, Halldor (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2019-06-28)
    A digital twin is a new and emerging tool of the fourth industrial revolution. It is an extensive part of connecting the manufacturing equipment together to develop a smart factory. Investigation of simulating manufacturing system to bind the digital world with the physical, allows for analysis of data and monitoring of systems to head off problems before they even occur, preventing downtime, develop ...
  • Thin Wall Structure by Welding 

    Arumairasa, Hans Ivar (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2019-06-28)
    Manufacturing of thin wall structure by wire arc additive manufacturing (WAAM) is on the main application of additive manufacturing. 3D-printing technology has significant advantages over traditional milling and machining techniques or welded analogs. Thin wall structure constitutes an essential and growing proportion of engineering construction, within common areas as in structural aerospace and ...
  • Arctic Agriculture by Using Fish Farming Waste in Northern Norway 

    Sæterbø, Mathias (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2019-06-28)
    With the growing aquaculture, improved management of the environmental, logistic-managerial, social, and economic aspect are vital to preserving sustainability in the industry. The dissertation addresses the potential processing of the fish waste in aquaponics (a combination of two highly effective production technologies: hydroponics and recirculating aquaculture). Involving a suggestion for ...
  • Design and construction of a flexible manufacturing system test bench 

    Andresen, Martin Røysland (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2019-06-28)
    This thesis explores the history, concept and criteria of flexible manufacturing systems. A small-scale test bench is designed and constructed for educational and demonstrational pur- poses. The test bench in comprised of an industrial robot, a CNC machine, and a conveyor. These are all controlled and automated from a PLC with a connected touch panel for human machine interface. It describes in ...
  • Product Quality Assurance using Engineering Strategies for an SME with an ATO Manufacturing System Located in the Arctic Region depending on a Global Supply Chain 

    Steinhauer, Peer Salvator (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2019-06-28)
    A small and medium sized enterprise (SME) with an assembly to order manufacturing system (ATO-MS) depending on a global supply chain has especially challenges when it comes to secure the quality. The parts procured from a global supply chain represent a big amount of value invested in to the short line of the MS. Depending on the definition of quality from the suppliers, how can the company react ...
  • Sustainable supply chain management for blue economics in Northern Norway 

    Sandåker, Anders (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2018-06-01)
    In the first part of thesis, there was conducted a literature review of production and the supply chain with regards to fish farming, existing technologies, together with the potential of alternative digital technology. In the second part, a case study of a relevant manufacturer who is involved in all the aspects of the value chain was carried out to gain insight into relevant supply chain ...
  • Logistic Service at Ports in Northern Norway. Case Study of the Port of Narvik 

    Knapskog, Knut Arthur (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2018-06-01)
    This thesis is a part of the Master of Science degree in Industrial Engineering at the University of Tromsø – The arctic University of Norway, Campus Narvik. The aim of this thesis is to improve the logistic service and increase the competitiveness of ports in Northern Norway in order to attract more port users. A literature review on the topics of logistics in seaports is presented, along with an ...
  • Large-Scale Additive Manufacturing Machine 

    Plotnikov, Dmitri (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2018-08-21)
    This master thesis contains an overview of the additive manufacturing technology and building process of the large-scale Fused Deposition Modelling (FDM) additive manufacturing machine from the old Wafer Handling Diffusion machine. The thesis study is mainly focused on practical work and describes the techniques used during the project execution. The built machine can print large 3D prototypes from ...
  • Principle of functioning of smart solution to clean high power lines in cold climate. 

    Caicedo Espinoza, Edison Hover (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2018-06-01)
    Dependency of human activities on electricity supply goes from emergency services to comfort aspects. Reliability of electricity distribution systems is a complex problem to tackle, especially when the systems are located at cold climate regions, dealing with ice accretion on the elements of the electrical systems and its consequences become a priority to be included in maintenance maneuvers in order ...
  • Design of experimental loop to demonstrate pigging activity 

    Makarova, Marina (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2017-06-14)
    Our world is continuously developing by new generation of engineers, artists, politicians, travelers and this list can be continued. They will research, improve and design new reality for the future. One of our missions is to help them by bringing better understanding of existing technologies. This is the goal of my thesis: to create an experimental loop to demonstrate pigging activity in the ...
  • A Business Model for Small and Medium-Sized Manufacturers (SMEs) in Sparsely Populated Areas in Northern Norway 

    Liu, Jiawen (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2017-06-14)
    As Northern Norway is considered as a low population density area with small and dispersed settlement structures, dispersed economic foundation with simplification, and focus on primary production. Manufacturing firms in Northern Norway are predominantly Small and Medium-Sized Enterprise (SMEs). With the development of globalization and the industry 4.0 trends, manufacturing industry focus more on ...
  • Design of a pipeline flexibility bench 

    Ghani, Rizwan (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2017-08-15)
    In this thesis “Design of pipeline flexibility bench” an exertion has been made to make a conclusive study of fluid flow through pipe. Analysis has been carried out using analytical and numerical approach, where advance computer aided engineering tools such as CFD & FEM approach is used to study the flow behavior in different pipe configurations. Results show a significant change in wall shear stress ...
  • Improving the performance of service network through location-based optimization and analysis. A case study on postal service in a city in Northern Norway 

    Yang, Shuo (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2017-08-15)
    Everyone needs to be served, and a service network provides a set of services and/or help to please the people involved. No matter who is the service provider, government or retailer, there always been a clash between them and customers. Service providers are trying their best to serve customers as many as possible with a limitation of cost, while the satisfaction of customer might be neglected at ...
  • Development of small-scale intelligent manufacturing system (SIMS). A case study at Stella Polaris AS 

    Huang, Taoying (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2017-06-14)
    Manufacturers in the resourceful Northern Peripheral and Arctic (NPA) region are mostly small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). Facing challenges primarily caused by the size and location of enterprises, these SMEs are constantly driven to take new measures to survive from the fierce competition against its domestic and international competitors, under the industrial environments of globalization ...

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