Publications

2007

            Byrne, G. and Sheahan, C., (2007), Integrated Risk Minimisation for High Volume Manufacture, Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management, Society of Manufacturing Engineers, (v18, n5), (“In Press”).

 

2006

            Byrne, G. and Sheahan, C., (2006), Inline Color Vision for Specific Electroplating Defect Identification, Journal of Manufacturing Processes, (“In Press”).

 

            Gulledge, T; Hvolby, H-H; Sheahan, C; Sommer, R & Steger-Jensen, K. (2006) "Supply Chain Integration: State-of-the-Art, Trends and Challenges" in "Advanced Manufacturing - An ICT & Systems Perspective" edited by Taisch & Thoben, Taylor & Francis, 2006 (in press).

           

            Dang, T, Flood, B., Budinská, I., Frankovi?, B., Sheahan, C. and Dang B.: "Using heuristic search for solving single machine batch processing problems". Computing and Informatics, Vol. 25, 2006, pp. 1001–1016.

 

            Dang ,T.,  Frankovic, B., Budinska, I., Flood, B. Sheahan, C and Dang B.: "Using MAS to solve producer customer transport problems". Journal of Electrical Engineering, Vol. 57, No. 3, 2006, pp. 154–160.

 

2005

            Byrne, G. and Sheahan, C., (2005), A comparative analysis of vision systems for electroplating surface quality inspection, International Journal of Production Research, (v43, n18), pp.3787-3801. Journal Impact factor: 0.481

 

2004

            Byrne, G., Sheahan, C., (2004), Development of a non destructive measurement systems in a high volume electroplating environment, Vision, 3rd quarter, http://www.sme.org/ama (v20, n3).

            Journal Impact factor: 0.453

 

2002   

            Connolly, F., & Sheahan, C.,  Development of an Automated Process Planning PAC System. INT. J. PROD. RES., 2002, VOL. 40, NO. 15, 3725-3736.

            Journal Impact factor: 0.481

 

            Takker, A., Sheahan, C., Frawley, P. Khaleeq, H.B., “Innovative manufacture of Impulse Turbine blades for wave energy power conversion”, Journal of Engineering Manufacture. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, V216, No. B7, 2002, ISSN 0954-4054, pp1053

 

2001

      Sheahan C, Takker, A., McCarthy, C,. Frawley, P., “Concurrent Engineering Approach to the Manufacture of Impulse Turbine Blades using RP”, Rapid Prototyping, Third Quarter 2001, SME RPA, Vol. 7 No.3.

 

 

2005    Dang Thanh-Tung, Con Sheahan, Baltázar Frankovi? and Ivana Budinská: Using agent coalitions for improving plan quality. In "Intelligent Systems at the Service of Mankind, Volume 2", Editors: Wilfried Elmenreich, J. Tenreiro Machado, Imre J. Rudas, ISBN 3-86608-052-2, pp 351-364.

 

 

 

2006

            Sheahan, A; Sheahan, C. (2006) “ ENTERPRISE MODELLING AND PERFORMANCE OPTIMISATION FOR SMES (EMPOSME)”  (PMA) Performance Measurement and Management: Public and Private 25-28 July 2006, Cranfield School of Management, London, UK.

 

            Wilson, C., Sheahan, C. (2006) State of Performance Measurement Practice in SMES. (PMA) Performance Measurement and Management: Public and Private 25-28 July 2006, Cranfield School of Management, London, UK pg 809-816.

 

            Gulledge, T., ;Hvolby, H.H., Sheahan, C.,  Sommer, R., Steger-Jensen, K.. (2006) “Supply Chain Integration Roadmap” In: Proceedings of The Second IMS-NoE SIG9 Conference on Supply Chain Integration. Denmark : Department of Production, Aalborg University, 2006. p. 5-16.

            Hvolby, H-H., Steger-Jensen, K., Gulledge, T; Sommer, R.,; Sheahan, C., (2005) "Supply Chain Integration Solutions", Proceedings of the APMS conference, Washington DC, September 2005.

 

            Dang T., Flood, B., Wilson, C. Sheahan, C. and Dang B., (2006) “Ontology - MAS for modelling and robust controlling enterprises”. In The First International Conference on Theories and Applications of Computer Science (ICTACS’06), August 3rd - 5th, 2006, Vietnam, published by World Scientific, pp 116-123.

            Dang, T., Wilson, C., Flood, B. Sheahan, C., and Dang B. (2006) “Using Ontology to Help Achieve Mobile, Multi-skilled Employees”. In The First International Conference on Theories and Applications of Computer Science (ICTACS’06), August 3rd - 5th, 2006, Vietnam, published by World Scientific, pp. 7-16.

            Byrne, G. and Sheahan, C., (2006), Measuring the impact of an Integrated Risk Minimisation Methodology for a High Volume Electroplating Environment, Proceedings of 16th International conference on Flexible Automation and Intelligent Manufacture 2006, University of Limerick, Ireland, pp.271-28.

                       

2005

            Byrne, G., Sheahan, C., (2005), Integrated Risk Minimisation Methodology for a High Volume Electroplating Environment, Proceedings of 15th International conference on Flexible Automation and Intelligent Manufacture 2005, University of Deusto, Bilbao, Spain. pp.179-185.

           

            Byrne, G., Sheahan, C., (2005), Inline Colour Variation Analysis To Quantify the Quality of Electroplated Deposits in High Volume Manufacture, Proceedings of SPIE – International Society for Optical Engineers 2005, OpTo Conference, Ireland, pp.113-120.

            Dang Thanh-Tung; Con Sheahan; Baltazar Frankovic; Ivana Budinska:"New algorithms for solving single-item reverse auction". In the 16th IFAC World Congress, Prague, 2005.

            Dang Thanh-Tung; Con Sheahan; Baltazar Frankovic; Ivana Budinska:"Random start and forward search applied to solve multi-criterion planning problems". In the 16.th IFAC World Congress, Prague, 2005.

 

2004

            Byrne, G., and Sheahan, C., Integration of Multiple Measurement sensors in a high volume electroplating environment, in Proceedings of the 21st International Manufacturing Conference, Department of Manufacturing and Operations Engineering, University of Limerick, 1-3rd September 2004. pp. 334-339.

 

            Byrne, G., and Sheahan, C., Submicron thick measurement of electroplated layer on electrical and electronic components, in Proceedings of the 21st International Manufacturing Conference, Department of Manufacturing and Operations Engineering, University of Limerick, 1-3rd September 2004. pp. 417-422.

 

            O’Shea, L., and Sheahan, C., Bottleneck Determination and Due-Date Estimation in a Batch Job-Shop, Simulation in Manufacturing, Simulation in Services and Logistics Workshop, in Proceedings of the 21s International Manufacturing Conference, Dept. of Manufacturing and Operations Engineering, University of Limerick, 1-3rd September 2004.

 

            O’Shea, L., and Sheahan, C., Scheduling and its application to Batch/Job-Shops through Simulation, Simulation in Services and Logistics Workshop, in Proceedings of the 21s International Manufacturing Conference, Dept. of Manufacturing and Operations Engineering, University of Limerick, 1-3rd September 2004.

 

            Portley, J., and Sheahan, C., Productivity and Cycle Time Improvement in an SME Environment A Case Study, Services and Logistics Workshop, in Proceedings of the 21s International Manufacturing Conference, Dept. of Manufacturing and Operations Engineering, University of Limerick, 1-3rd September 2004.

 

2003

Fitzpatrick, M. Sheahan, C.”A Development Methodology for an Integrated “Real Time” Production System” 32nd International Conference on Computers and Industrial Engineering, August 11-13th 2003, Department of Manufacturing and Operations Engineering, University of Limerick, Ireland.pp407-415

 

Byrne, G., Sheahan, C., (2003), Development of a non destructive measurement systems in a high volume electroplating environment 2003, Proceeding of 20th International Manufacturing conference, CIT, Cork, pp.457-464.

 

Byrne, G., Sheahan, C., (2003), Submicron thick measurement of electroplated layer on electrical and electronic components, Institute of Metal Finishing, Derry, Ireland., July 2003.

 

Byrne, G. Sheahan, C. (2003) ”Development of a Integrated Defect Management Software in a High Volume Electroplating Environment” 32nd International Conference on Computers and Industrial Engineering, August 11-13th 2003, Department of Manufacturing and Operations Engineering, University of Limerick, Ireland.

 

2002

O’ Connor, R., Lavelle, D., Sheahan, C. (2002) “Development of an Online Simulation Model Of a Heat Treatment System in a Batch Production Job Shop Manufacturing Environment” International Conference on Stimulating Manufacturing Excellence in Small and Medium Enterprises (SMESME). 13-15 May, 2002, Ashcroft International Business School, APU Essex. UK.

 

Lavelle, D., Sheahan, C. (2002) “The Development and Implementation of a Concise Pseudo Recipe Coding System Within a Multi-Stage Job Shop” The 12th International Conference on "Flexible Automation and Intelligent Manufacturing" Dresden 15th-17th July 2002, University of Technology, Germany (ISBN 3-486-27036-2)

 

Connolly, F., Sheahan, C. (2002)  “A Flexible Production Activity Control and Automated Process Planning System for a Make to Engineer Small to Medium Enterprise” The 12th International Conference on "Flexible Automation and Intelligent Manufacturing" Dresden 15th-17th July 2002, University of Technology, Germany (ISBN 3-486-27036-2)

 

Lavelle, D., Sheahan, C. (2002) Development of a Heat Treatment Pseudo Recipe Coding System in a Multi-Stage Batch Job Shop Process Planning System”, Irish Manufacturing Committee Conference IMC-19, 28-30 August 2002, Queens University Belfast, UK.

 

Connolly, F., Sheahan, C. (2002)  The Cutting Stock in Small to Medium Make to Order Enterprises”, Irish Manufacturing Committee Conference IMC-19, 28-30 August 2002, Queens University Belfast, UK.

 

Lavelle, D., Sheahan, C. (2002) “Scheduling a Multi-Stage Batch Manufacturing Process via Constraint Logic Programming” International Conference on Responsive Manufacturing (ICRM) 26-28th June, 2002, University of Gaziantep, Turkey

 

Connolly, F., Sheahan, C. (2002) “Development of Manufacturing Optimisation Systems for Small to Medium, Make-to-Order Enterprises” International Conference on Responsive Manufacturing (ICRM) 26-28th June, 2002, University of Gaziantep, Turkey.

 

Connolly, F., Sheahan, C. (2002)The Cutting Stock Problem in Make-to-Order Small/Medium Enterprises” 6th Biennial Conference on Engineering Systems Design and Analysis, ESDA 2002, JULY 8 – 11,  2002, Istanbul, Turkey

 

2001

Sheahan C., Connolly F, (2001) “Development of Real Time Integrated Manufacturing Information Systems for Make–to-Order Enterprises”, International Conference of Production Research 16, August 2001, Prague, Czech Republic.

 

Sheahan C., Lavelle, D., (2001) Development of an Automatic Parametric Recipe Generation Tool, International Conference of Production Research 16, August 2001, Prague, Czech Republic.

 

Connolly, F. and C. Sheahan.  (2001).  Production  Activity  Control  System  for Make-To-Order Enterprises”.  In:  International Manufacturing Conference, University College Dublin, September 5-7.

 

Sheahan, C., A. Takker, C. McCarthy and P. Frawley.  (2001).  “The Concurrent Engineering Approach to the Manufacture of Turbine Blades”.  Rapid Prototyping, Third Quarter 2001,  7(3).

 

2000

      Thakker, A.,Sheahan, C., McCarthy, C., Frawley, P., “The Use of CAE for the Design and Manufacture of Turbine Blades”, International Conference, on Gearing, Transmissions, and Mechanical Systems, Nothingham, UK 3-6 July 2000.

 

      Thakker, A.,Sheahan, C., Frawley, P., Hammad Bin Khaleeg,  The Concurrent Engineering Approach to the Manufacture of Impluse Turbine Blades using a Rapid Prototyping Machine”, International Conference, on Gearing, Transmissions, and Mechanical Systems, Nothingham, UK 3-6 July 2000.

 

 

1999

Sheahan C., “A comprehensive Scheduling model for the Job Shop”, International Conference of Production Research, August 1999, University of Limerick, Ireland.

 

Murphy, C., Sheahan C., “An Integrated Testing System for UHP Gas Valves”, International Conference of Production Research, August 1999, University of Limerick, Ireland.

 

Sheahan C, Takker, A., McCarthy, C,. Frawley, P., “The Concurrent Engineering Approach to the Manufacture of Turbine Blades”, International Conference of Production Research, August 1999, University of Limerick, Ireland.

 

Prior to 1999

Sheahan C., “The Development of Scheduling Benchmark Problems using an actual Job Shop”, Principles and Practice of Constraint Programming - CP97 Conference 1997, Work Shop on Industry Directed Scheduling, Linz, Austria.

 

Sheahan C., Hillery. M., Williams  P.,”An Enterprise Response Model for Computer Integrated Manufacturing Systems”, 13th ICPR (International Conference on Production Research) 1995.

 

Sheahan C., Hillery. M., ”Schedule Optimisation for Computer Integrated Manufacturing Systems”, 13th ICPR (International Conference on Production Research) 1995.

 

Sheahan C., Hillery. M., Williams  P.,”The AMT Justification Problem: A Case Study of a Job Shop”, Proceedings of IMC 11, Lean Production : From Concept to Product”, 1994.

 

Sheahan C., Hillery.M.,”The Development of an Integrated Manufacturing Engineering System in an SME“, 12th ICPR (International Conference of Production Research), 1993.

 

Sheahan C., Turnbull B. " Reducing Design to Manufacture Lead Time in a High Variety/Small Batch Manufacture ", CIM-Europe-92 Proceedings of the 8th CIM Europe Conference, Birmingham UK, 1992.

 

Sheahan C., Hillery. M., “Computer Control System for an FMS Cell”, Proceedings of IMC-5, Advances in Manufacturing Technology, 1988.

 

Sheahan C., Hillery. M., “Automatic Inspection System for an FMS Cell” Proceedings of IMC-4, Advances in Manufacturing Technology, 1987.

 

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