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Conference Papers

Juraschek M; Becker M; Thiede S; Kara S; Herrmann C, 2019, 'Life cycle assessment for the comparison of urban and non-urban produced products', in Procedia CIRP, pp. 405 - 410, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.procir.2019.01.017

Thornton A; Schultz C; Kara S; Reinhart G, 2018, 'Concurrent scheduling of a job shop and microgrid to minimize energy costs under due date constraints', in 2017 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management (IEEM), IEEE, Singapore, pp. 1326 - 1330, presented at 2017 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management (IEEM), Singapore, 10 December 2017 - 13 December 2017, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/IEEM.2017.8290108

Juraschek M; Becht EJ; Büth L; Thiede S; Kara S; Herrmann C, 2018, 'Life Cycle Oriented Industrial Value Creation in Cities', in Procedia CIRP, pp. 94 - 99, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.procir.2017.11.069

Abdoli S; Kara , 2017, 'A Review of Modelling Approaches for Conceptual Design of Complex Engineering Systems (CESs)', in A Review of Modelling Approaches for Conceptual Design of Complex Engineering Systems (CESs), Singapore, pp. 1266 - 1270, presented at IEEE IEEM 2017, Singapore, 10 December 2017 - 13 December 2017, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/IEEM.2017.8290096

Wang P; KARA SAMI; HAUSCHILD MICHAEL, 2017, 'The Role of Circular Economy, Consumption Reduction, and Material Efficiency in Peak Waste', in Sixteenth International Waste Management and Landfill Symposium, Sixteenth International Waste Management and Landfill Symposium, Sardinia, Italy, presented at Sixteenth International Waste Management and Landfill Symposium, Sardinia, Italy, 02 October 2017 - 06 October 2017

Bienert G; Kornfeld B; Kara S, 2017, 'Delivery Lot Splitting as an Enabler for Cross-docking and Fast Delivery', in Procedia CIRP, pp. 639 - 644, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.procir.2017.03.151

Abdoli S; Kara , 2016, 'Designing warehouse logical architecture by applying object oriented model based system engineering', in Procedia CIRP, Elsevier: Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial No-Derivatives License, Stockholm,Sweden, pp. 713 - 718, presented at 26th CIRP design conference, Stockholm,Sweden, 15 June 2016 - 17 June 2016, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.procir.2016.04.108

Vongbunyong S; Kara S, 2016, 'Development of Software Tool for Cellular Structure Integration for Additive Manufacturing', in Procedia CIRP, pp. 489 - 494, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.procir.2016.03.148

Helou M; Vongbunyong S; Kara S, 2016, 'Finite Element Analysis and Validation of Cellular Structures', in Procedia CIRP, pp. 94 - 99, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.procir.2016.05.018

Mousavi S; Kara S; Kornfeld B, 2015, 'Assessing the Impact of Embodied Water in Manufacturing Systems', in Procedia CIRP, pp. 80 - 85, presented at The 22nd CIRP Conference on Life Cycle Engineering, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.procir.2015.01.001

Li W; Kara S, 2015, 'Characterising Energy Efficiency of Electrical Discharge Machining (EDM) Processes', in Procedia CIRP, pp. 263 - 268, presented at The 22nd CIRP Conference on Life Cycle Engineering, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.procir.2015.01.039

Cerdas F; Kurle D; Andrew S; Thiede S; Herrmann C; Zhiquan Y; Jonathan LSC; Bin S; Kara S, 2015, 'Defining Circulation Factories – A Pathway towards Factories of the Future', in Procedia CIRP, pp. 627 - 632, presented at The 22nd CIRP Conference on Life Cycle Engineering, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.procir.2015.02.032

Alvandi S; Bienert G; Li W; Kara S, 2015, 'Hierarchical Modelling of Complex Material and Energy Flow in Manufacturing Systems', in Procedia CIRP, pp. 92 - 97, presented at The 22nd CIRP Conference on Life Cycle Engineering, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.procir.2015.01.023

Kornfeld BJ; Kara S, 2015, 'Industry-university Collaboration in Sustainable Manufacturing', in Procedia CIRP, pp. 8 - 12, presented at The 22nd CIRP Conference on Life Cycle Engineering, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.procir.2015.02.207

Egede P; Dettmer T; Herrmann C; Kara S, 2015, 'Life Cycle Assessment of Electric Vehicles – A Framework to Consider Influencing Factors', in Procedia CIRP, pp. 233 - 238, presented at The 22nd CIRP Conference on Life Cycle Engineering, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.procir.2015.02.185

Wegener K; Chen WH; Dietrich F; Dröder K; Kara S, 2015, 'Robot Assisted Disassembly for the Recycling of Electric Vehicle Batteries', in Procedia CIRP, pp. 716 - 721, presented at The 22nd CIRP Conference on Life Cycle Engineering, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.procir.2015.02.051

Kara S, 2015, 'Editorial', in Procedia CIRP, pp. viii - ix, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2212-8271(15)00584-3

Vongbunyong S; Kara S; Pagnucco M, 2015, 'General plans for removing main components in cognitive robotic disassembly automation', in ICARA 2015 - Proceedings of the 2015 6th International Conference on Automation, Robotics and Applications, pp. 501 - 506, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICARA.2015.7081199

Ghadimi P; Kara S; Kornfeld B, 2014, 'Reactive modelling of on-site energy system components for real-time application', in Intelligent Energy and Power Systems (IEPS), 2014 IEEE International Conference on, pp. 219 - 224, presented at Intelligent Energy and Power Systems (IEPS), 2014 IEEE International Conference on, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/IEPS.2014.6874183

Lau WL; Reizes JA; Timchenko V; Kara S; Kornfeld BJ, 2014, 'Heat and mass transfer modelling of an industrial autoclave to minimise steam consumption', in Proceedings of the 15th International Heat Transfer Conference, IHTC 2014

Moosavirad SH; Kara S, 2013, 'Outsourcing Outcomes and CO2 Emissions in Australian Manufacturing Industry', in Laptaned U; Benabdelhafid A (ed.), Outsourcing Outcomes and CO2 Emissions in Australian Manufacturing Industry, 2nd International Conference on Production and Supply Chain Management (ICPSCM), Rome, Italy, presented at 2nd International Conference on Production and Supply Chain Management (ICPSCM), Rome, Italy, 07 November 2013 - 09 November 2013

Vongbunyong S; Kara S; Pagnucco M, 2012, 'A Framework for Using Cognitive Robotics in Disassembly Automation', in Proceedings of the 19th CIRP Conference on Life Cycle Engineering, Springer, Germany, pp. 173 - 178, presented at 19th CIRP International Conference on Life Cycle Engineering, California, 23 May 2012 - 25 May 2012, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-29069-5

Boosothonsatit K; Kara S; Ibbotson S, 2012, 'A Generic Simulation Model for Green Supplier Selection', in Proceedings of the 19th CIRP Conference on Life Cycle Engineering, Springer, Germany, pp. 587 - 592, presented at 19th CIRP International Conference on Life Cycle Engineering, California, 23 May 2012 - 25 May 2012, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-29069-5

Heinemann T; Machida W; Thiede S; Herrmann C; Kara S, 2012, 'A Hierarchical Evaluation Scheme for Industrial Process Chains: Aluminum Die Casting', in Proceedings of the 19th CIRP Conference on Life Cycle Engineering, Springer, Germany, pp. 503 - 508, presented at 19th CIRP International Conference on Life Cycle Engineering, California, 23 May 2012 - 25 May 2012, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-29069-5

Thiede S; Spiering T; Kohlitz S; Herrmann C; Kara S, 2012, 'Dynamic Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) Calculation of Injection Moulding Machines', in Proceedings of the 19th CIRP Conference on Life Cycle Engineering, Springer, Germany, pp. 275 - 280, presented at 19th CIRP International Conference on Life Cycle Engineering, California, 23 May 2012 - 25 May 2012, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-29069-5

Ibbotson S; Kara S, 2012, 'Environmental Footprint of Magnetite Nanoparticle Application: Iron Oxide Case', in Proceedings of the 19th CIRP Conference on Life Cycle Engineering, Springer, Germany, pp. 113 - 118, presented at 19th CIRP International Conference on Life Cycle Engineering, California, 23 May 2012 - 25 May 2012, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-29069-5_20

Kim SJ; Kara S, 2012, 'Impact of Technology on Product Life Cycle Design: Functional and Environmental Perspective', in Proceedings of the 19th CIRP Conference on Life Cycle Engineering, Springer, Germany, pp. 191 - 196, presented at 19th CIRP Internationalconference on Life Cycle Engineering, California, 23 May 2012 - 25 May 2012, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-29069-5

Qureshi F; Li W; Kara S; Herrmann C, 2012, 'Unit Process Energy Consumption Models for Material Addition Processes: A Case of the Injection Molding Process', in Proceedings of the 19th CIRP Conference on Life Cycle Engineering, Springer, Germany, pp. 269 - 274, presented at 19th CIRP International Conference on Life Cycle Engineering, California, 23 May 2012 - 25 May 2012, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-29069-5

Winter M; Öhlschläger G; Dettmer T; Ibbotson S; Kara S; Herrmann C, 2012, 'Using Jatropha Oil Based Metalworking Fluids in Machining Processes: A Functional and Ecological Life Cycle Evaluation', in Proceedings of the 19th CIRP Conference on Life Cycle Engineering, Springer, Germany, pp. 311 - 316, presented at 19th CIRP International Conference on Life Cycle Engineering, California, 23 May 2012 - 25 May 2012, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-29069-5

Mennenga M; Thiede S; Beier J; Dettmer T; Kara S; Herrmann C, 2012, 'A forecasting model for the evaluation of future resource availability', in Leveraging Technology for a Sustainable World - Proceedings of the 19th CIRP Conference on Life Cycle Engineering, pp. 449 - 454

Ibbotson S; Kara S, 2011, 'Carbon Footprint Analysis of Products Cradle-To-Gate and Manufacturing Supply Chains', in 7th Australian Life Cycle Assessment Conference, Australian Life Cycle Assessment Society, Victoria, Australia, pp. 1 - 10, presented at 7th Australian Life Cycle Assessment Conference, Melbourne, Australia, 09 March 2011 - 10 March 2011

Li W; Zein A; Kara S; Herrmann C, 2011, 'An Investigation into Fixed Energy Consumption of Machine Tools', in Proceedings of the 18th CIRP International conference on Life Cycle Engineering, Springer, Berlin, pp. 268 - 273, presented at 18th CIRP International Conference on Life Cycle Engineering: Glocalized Solutions for Sustainability in Manufacturing, Braunschweig, Germany, 02 May 2011 - 04 May 2011, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-19692-8-47

Kara S; Bogdanski G; Li W, 2011, 'Electricity Metering and Monitoring in Manufacturing Systems', in Proceedings of the 18th CIRP International conference on Life Cycle Engineering, Springer, Berlin, pp. 1 - 10, presented at 18th CIRP International Conference on Life Cycle Engineering: Glocalized Solutions for Sustainability in Manufacturing, Braunschweig, Germany, 02 May 2011 - 04 May 2011, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-19692-8-1

Zein A; Li W; Herrmann C; Kara S, 2011, 'Energy Efficiency Measures for the Design and Operation of Machine Tools: An Axiomatic Approach', in Proceedings of the 18th CIRP International conference on Life Cycle Engineering, Springer, Berlin, pp. 274 - 279, presented at 18th CIRP International Conference on Life Cycle Engineering: Glocalized Solutions for Sustainability in Manufacturing, Braunschweig, Germany, 02 May 2011 - 04 May 2011, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-19692-8-48

Schulz J; Pschorn J; Kara S; Herrmann C; Ibbotson S; Dettmer T; Luger T, 2011, 'Environmental footprint of single-use surgical instruments in comparison with multi-use surgical instruments', in Glocalized Solutions for Sustainability in Manufacturing - Proceedings of the 18th CIRP International Conference on Life Cycle Engineering, pp. 623 - 628, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-19692-8-108

Thiede S; Herrmann C; Kara S, 2011, 'State of research and an innovative approach for simulating energy flows of manufacturing systems', in Glocalized Solutions for Sustainability in Manufacturing - Proceedings of the 18th CIRP International Conference on Life Cycle Engineering, pp. 335 - 340, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-19692-8-58

Kara S; Manmek S, 2010, 'Impact of Manufacturing Supply Chains on the Embodied Energy of Products', in Proceedings International Conference on Manufacturing Systems, NWV Neuer Wissenschaftlincher Verlag, Vienna, pp. 187 - 194, presented at 43rd CIRP International Conference on Manufacturing Systems, Vienna, Austria, 26 May 2010 - 28 May 2010

Karningshih P; Kayis AB; Kara S, 2010, 'Development of SCRIS-A Knowledge Based System Tool for Assisting Organizations in Managing Supply Chain Risks', in 2010 IEEE 24th International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications Workshops, IEEE, USA, pp. 55 - 60, presented at 2010 IEEE 24th International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications Workshops, Perth, WA, 20 April 2010 - 23 April 2010, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/WAINA.2010.191

Zwonlinski P; Kara S; Manmek S, 2010, 'Comparison of Eco-Design Tools for the Conceptual Design Phase', in Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Life Cycle Engineering, Hefei Univeersity of Technology Press, Hefei China, pp. 265 - 270, presented at 17th CIRP International Conference on Life Cycle Engineering, Anhui, China, 19 May 2010 - 21 May 2010

Kara S; Manmek S, 2010, 'Cradle-to-Gate Embodied Energy of Products', in Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Life Cycle Engineering, Hefei Univeersity of Technology Press, Hefei China, pp. 66 - 70, presented at 17th CIRP International Conference on Life Cycle Engineering, Anhui, China, 19 May 2010 - 21 May 2010

Herrmann C; Kara S; Thiede S; Luger T, 2010, 'Energy Efficiency in Manufacturing – Perspectives from Australia and Europe.', in Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Life Cycle Engineering, Hefei Univeersity of Technology Press, Hefei China, pp. 23 - 28, presented at 17th International Conference on Life Cycle Engineering, Hefei China, 19 May 2010 - 21 May 2010

Manmek S; Kara S, 2009, 'Application of the Simplified Life Cycle Inventory for Product Life Cycle', in Application of the Simplified Life Cycle Inventory for Product Life Cycle, 6th Australian Conference on Life Cycle Assessment, Melbourne, presented at 6th Australian Conference on Life Cycle Assessment, Melbourne, 17 February 2009 - 18 February 2009

Karningsih PD; Kayis AB; Kara S, 2009, 'Development of knowledge based system for risk identification for multi-partner manufacturing supply chains.', in Proceedings of the 14th International Symposium on Logistics (14th ISL), Nottingham University Business School, Nottingham, United Kingdom, presented at 14th International Symposium on Logistics, Istanbul, Turkey, 05 July 2009 - 08 July 2009, http://www.isl21.net/media/file/14th%20Intl%20Symposium.pdf

Kara S, 2009, 'Carbon Emission Schemes and their Impact on Australian Manufacturing', in Proceedings of the 16th CIRP International Conference on Life Cycle Engineering, University of Windsor, Canada, presented at 16th CIRP International Conference on Life Cycle Engineering, Cairo, Sydney, 04 May 2009

Kara S; Kayis AB, 2009, 'Environmental Impact of Global Manufacturing', in Proceedings of the 16th CIRP International Conference on Life Cycle Engineering, University of Windsor, Canada, presented at 16th CIRP International Conference on Life Cycle Engineering, Cairo, Sydney, 04 May 2009

Anderberg S; Kara S, 2009, 'Energy and Cost Efficiecny in CNC Machining', in Proceedings of the 7th Global Conference on Sustainable Manufacturing, IIT Madras, Chennai India, presented at 7th Global Conference on Sustainable Manufacturing, Chennai, India, 02 December 2009

Kara S; Lu M, 2009, 'Multi-Dimensional Requrement Analysis for Sustainable Product Development', in Proceedings of the 7th Global Conference on Sustainable Manufacturing, IIT Madras, Chennai India, presented at 7th Global Conference on Sustainable Manufacturing, Chennai, India, 02 December 2009

Khumboon R; Kara S; Manmek S; Kayis AB, 2009, 'Environmental Impacts of Rental Service with Reconditioning– A Case Study', in Proceedings of the 1st CIRP Industrial Product-Service Systems (IPS2) Conference, 1st CIRP Industrial Product-Service Systems (IPS2) Conference, Cranfield University, United Kingdom, presented at 1st CIRP Industrial Product-Service Systems (IPS2) Conference, Cranfield University, United Kingdom, 01 April 2009 - 02 April 2009, https://dspace.lib.cranfield.ac.uk/bitstream/1826/3864/3/Environmental_Impacts_of_Rental_Service_with_Reconditioning-A_case_study.pdf

Kara S; Kayis AB; Gomez E, 2008, 'Managing supply chain risks in multi-site, multi-partner engineering projects.', in 10th IBiMA Conference, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, pp. 961 - 972, presented at Innovation and Knowledge Management in Business Globalization, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 30 June 2008 - 02 July 2008

Khumboon R; Kara S; Kayis AB, 2008, 'A review of design methodologies and evaluation tools for product service systems', in Applying life cycle knowledge to engineering solutions, Applying life cycle knowledge to engineering solutions, University of New South Wales, presented at Applying life cycle knowledge to engineering solutions, University of New South Wales, 17 March 2008 - 19 March 2008


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