An Integrated Fuzzy Multi-Attribute Decision-Making Methodology for Evaluation of Mechanical Product
The concept evaluation of mechanical product is essentially a multi-attribute decision making (MADM) problem in the fuzzy environment. In order to reduce the adverse impact of preference or judgments of decision makers on the final evaluation results, this paper attempts to propose an integrated fuzzy multi-attribute decision making methodology that combines the fuzzy TOPSIS technique and the objective weighting to evaluate mechanical product. The fuzzy TOPSIS technique is applied to rank the design alternatives, and the objective weighting method is integrated into the fuzzy TOPSIS technique to determine the appropriate criteria weights. Finally, a real application to pan mechanism selection for a cooking robot is demonstrated.
Daizhong Su, Qingbin Zhang and Shifan Zhu
Y. Chen et al., "An Integrated Fuzzy Multi-Attribute Decision-Making Methodology for Evaluation of Mechanical Product", Key Engineering Materials, Vol. 450, pp. 534-538, 2011