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Chen WH; Foo G; Kara S; Pagnucco M, 2021, 'Automated generation and execution of disassembly actions', Robotics and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing, vol. 68, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rcim.2020.102056

Cui Y; Kara S; Chan KC, 2020, 'Manufacturing big data ecosystem: A systematic literature review', Robotics and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing, vol. 62, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rcim.2019.101861

Abdoli S; Kara S, 2020, 'A modelling framework to support design of complex engineering systems in early design stages', Research in Engineering Design, vol. 31, pp. 25 - 52, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00163-019-00321-9

Hauschild MZ; Kara S; Røpke I, 2020, 'Absolute sustainability: Challenges to life cycle engineering', CIRP Annals, vol. 69, pp. 533 - 553, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cirp.2020.05.004

Denkena B; Abele E; Brecher C; Dittrich MA; Kara S; Mori M, 2020, 'Energy efficient machine tools', CIRP Annals, vol. 69, pp. 646 - 667, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cirp.2020.05.008

Thiede S; Turetskyy A; Loellhoeffel T; Kwade A; Kara S; Herrmann C, 2020, 'Machine learning approach for systematic analysis of energy efficiency potentials in manufacturing processes: A case of battery production', CIRP Annals, vol. 69, pp. 21 - 24, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cirp.2020.04.090

Herrmann C; Juraschek M; Burggräf P; Kara S, 2020, 'Urban production: State of the art and future trends for urban factories', CIRP Annals, vol. 69, pp. 764 - 787, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cirp.2020.05.003

Abdoli S; Pamulapati M; Kara S, 2020, 'An investigation into the role of PV industry in meeting the growing energy demand towards absolute sustainability', Procedia CIRP, vol. 90, pp. 383 - 387, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.procir.2020.02.128

Chen WH; Foo G; Kara S; Pagnucco M, 2020, 'Application of a multi-head tool for robotic disassembly', Procedia CIRP, vol. 90, pp. 630 - 635, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.procir.2020.02.047

Abdoli S; Kara S; Hauschild M, 2020, 'Green paradox and the role of life cycle engineering', Procedia CIRP, vol. 90, pp. 159 - 164, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.procir.2020.02.057

Moshrefi S; Abdoli S; Kara S; Hauschild M, 2020, 'Product portfolio analysis towards operationalising science-based targets', Procedia CIRP, vol. 90, pp. 377 - 382, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.procir.2020.02.127

Laurent A; Molin C; Owsianiak M; Fantke P; Dewulf W; Herrmann C; Kara S; Hauschild M, 2019, 'The role of life cycle engineering (LCE) in meeting the sustainable development goals – report from a consultation of LCE experts', Journal of Cleaner Production, vol. 230, pp. 378 - 382, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2019.05.129

Bany Mousa O; Kara S; Taylor RA, 2019, 'Comparative energy and greenhouse gas assessment of industrial rooftop-integrated PV and solar thermal collectors', Applied Energy, vol. 241, pp. 113 - 123, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2019.03.052

Moshrefi S; Kara S; Hauschild M, 2019, 'A framework for estimating regional footprint of companies towards absolute sustainability', Procedia CIRP, vol. 80, pp. 446 - 451, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.procir.2019.01.050

Abdoli S; Kara S; Hauschild M, 2019, 'An investigation into environmental impact of system of systems', Procedia CIRP, vol. 80, pp. 584 - 589, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.procir.2018.12.006

Abdoli S; Juraschek M; Thiede S; Kara S; Herrmann C, 2019, 'An investigation into holistic planning of urban factories', Procedia CIRP, vol. 80, pp. 649 - 654, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.procir.2019.01.100

Blattmann C; Helou M; Kara S, 2019, 'Characterisation of reinforced body centered cubic, octahedral-type and octet truss lattice structures', Procedia CIRP, vol. 84, pp. 38 - 42, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.procir.2019.04.299

Thiede S; Turetskyy A; Kwade A; Kara S; Herrmann C, 2019, 'Data mining in battery production chains towards multi-criterial quality prediction', CIRP Annals, vol. 68, pp. 463 - 466, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cirp.2019.04.066

Lanza G; Ferdows K; Kara S; Mourtzis D; Schuh G; Váncza J; Wang L; Wiendahl HP, 2019, 'Global production networks: Design and operation', CIRP Annals, vol. 68, pp. 823 - 841, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cirp.2019.05.008

Wang P; Kara S, 2019, 'Material criticality and circular economy: Necessity of manufacturing oriented strategies', Procedia CIRP, vol. 80, pp. 667 - 672, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.procir.2019.01.056

Abdoli S; Kara S; Hauschild M, 2019, 'System interaction, System of Systems, and environmental impact of products', CIRP Annals, vol. 68, pp. 17 - 20, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cirp.2019.04.051

Ibbotson S; Kara S, 2018, 'An approach to identify the factors that affect a products life time energy consumption during the concept design stage', Procedia CIRP, vol. 70, pp. 223 - 228, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.procir.2018.02.033

Kim SJ; Thornton A; Kara S, 2018, 'Energy Flow Analysis of an Alternative Fuel Production Facility in South Australia', Procedia CIRP, vol. 69, pp. 288 - 293, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.procir.2017.11.092

Der A; Kaluza A; Kurle D; Herrmann C; Kara S; Varley R, 2018, 'Life Cycle Engineering of Carbon Fibres for Lightweight Structures', Procedia CIRP, vol. 69, pp. 43 - 48, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.procir.2017.11.007

Thornton A; Kim SJ; Kara S, 2018, 'Sizing a Hybrid Renewable Energy System to Reduce Energy Costs at Various Levels of Robustness for an Industrial Site', Procedia CIRP, vol. 69, pp. 371 - 376, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.procir.2017.11.038

Kara S; Hauschild M; Herrmann C, 2018, 'Target-driven Life Cycle Engineering: Staying within the Planetary Boundaries', Procedia CIRP, vol. 69, pp. 3 - 10, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.procir.2017.11.142

Ibbotson S; Kara S, 2018, 'A Framework for Determining the Life Time Energy Consumption of a Product at the Concept Design Stage', 25TH CIRP LIFE CYCLE ENGINEERING (LCE) CONFERENCE, vol. 69, pp. 704 - 709, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.procir.2017.11.052

Ryberg M; Wang P; Kara S; Hauschild M, 2018, 'Prospective Assessment of Steel Manufacturing Relative to Planetary Boundaries: Calling for Life Cycle Solution', Procedia CIRP, vol. 69, pp. 451 - 456, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.procir.2017.11.021

Herrmann C; Dewulf W; Hauschild M; Kaluza A; Kara S; Skerlos S, 2018, 'Life cycle engineering of lightweight structures', CIRP Annals, vol. 67, pp. 651 - 672, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cirp.2018.05.008

Wang P; Kara S; Hauschild MZ, 2018, 'Role of manufacturing towards achieving circular economy: The steel case', CIRP Annals, vol. 67, pp. 21 - 24, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cirp.2018.04.049

Helou M; Kara S, 2017, 'Design, analysis and manufacturing of lattice structures: an overview', International Journal of Computer Integrated Manufacturing, vol. 31, pp. 243 - 261, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0951192X.2017.1407456

Wang P; Li W; Kara S, 2017, 'Dynamic life cycle quantification of metallic elements and their circularity, efficiency, and leakages', Journal of Cleaner Production, vol. 174, pp. 1492 - 1502, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2017.11.032

Abdoli S; Kara S, 2017, 'A Modelling Framework to Design Executable Logical Architecture of Engineering Systems', Modern Applied Science, vol. 11, pp. 75 - 75, http://dx.doi.org/10.5539/mas.v11n9p75

Kim SJ; Kara S; Hauschild M, 2017, 'Functional unit and product functionality—addressing increase in consumption and demand for functionality in sustainability assessment with LCA', International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment, vol. 22, pp. 1257 - 1265, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11367-016-1233-3

Kara S; Alvandi S; Li W, 2017, 'An Integrated Simulation Optimisation Decision Support Tool for Multi-Product Production Systems', Modern Applied Science, vol. 11, pp. 56 - 71, http://dx.doi.org/10.5539/mas.v11n6p56

Kara S; Mahamud R; Li W, 2017, 'Energy characterisation and benchmarking of factories', CIRP Annals, vol. 66, pp. 457 - 460, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cirp.2017.04.010

Kara S; Li W; Thiede S; Herrmann C, 2017, 'A Generic Sankey Tool for Evaluating Energy Value Stream in Manufacturing Systems', Procedia CIRP, vol. 61, pp. 475 - 481, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.procir.2016.11.174

Kara S; Hauschild M; Herrmann C, 2017, 'An Integrated Framework for Life Cycle Engineering', Procedia CIRP, vol. 61, pp. 2 - 9, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.procir.2016.11.257

Kara S; Li W; Sadjiva N, 2017, 'Life Cycle Cost Analysis of Electrical Vehicles in Australia', Procedia CIRP, vol. 61, pp. 767 - 772, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.procir.2016.11.179

Kara S; Li W, 2017, 'Methodology for Monitoring Manufacturing Environment by Using Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN) and the Internet of Things (IoT)', Procedia CIRP, vol. 61, pp. 323 - 329, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.procir.2016.11.182

Kara S; Bergmann A; Günther E, 2017, 'Resource Efficiency and an Integral Framework for Performance Measurement', Sustainable Development, vol. 25, pp. 150 - 165, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/sd.1669

Tolio T; Bernard A; Colledani M; Kara S; Seliger G; Duflou J; Battaia O; Takata S, 2017, 'Design, management and control of demanufacturing and remanufacturing systems', CIRP Annals - Manufacturing Technology, vol. 66, pp. 585 - 609, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cirp.2017.05.001

Wang P; Li W; Kara S, 2017, 'Cradle-to-cradle modeling of the future steel flow in China', Resources, Conservation and Recycling, vol. 117, pp. 45 - 57, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.resconrec.2015.07.009

Mousavi S; Kara S; Kornfeld B, 2016, 'A hierarchical framework for concurrent assessment of energy and water efficiency in manufacturing systems', Journal of Cleaner Production, vol. 133, pp. 88 - 98, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2016.05.074

Kara S; Vongbunyong S; Pagnucco M, 2016, 'Vision-based execution monitoring of state transition in disassembly automation', International Journal of Automation Technology, vol. 10, pp. 708 - 716, http://dx.doi.org/10.20965/ijat.2016.p0708

Kara S; Vongbunyong S, 2016, 'Rapid generation of uniform cellular structure by using prefabricated unit cells', International Journal of Computer Integrated Manufacturing, vol. 30, pp. 792 - 804, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0951192X.2016.1187303

Alvandi S; Li W; Schönemann M; Kara S; Herrmann C, 2016, 'Economic and environmental value stream map (E2VSM) simulation for multi-product manufacturing systems', International Journal of Sustainable Engineering, vol. 9, pp. 1 - 9, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/19397038.2016.1161095

Li W; Alvandi S; Kara S; Thiede S; Herrmann C, 2016, 'Sustainability Cockpit: An integrated tool for continuous assessment and improvement of sustainability in manufacturing', CIRP Annals - Manufacturing Technology, vol. 65, pp. 5 - 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cirp.2016.04.029

Abdoli S; Kara S; Kornfeld B, 2016, 'Application of Dynamic Value Stream Mapping in Warehousing Context', Modern Applied Science, vol. 11, pp. 76 - 76, http://dx.doi.org/10.5539/mas.v11n1P76

Li W; Stanula P; Egede P; Kara S; Herrmann C, 2016, 'Determining the Main Factors Influencing the Energy Consumption of Electric Vehicles in the Usage Phase', Procedia CIRP, vol. 48, pp. 352 - 357, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.procir.2016.03.014


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