Analytic Hierarchy Process Application for the Selection of a Metal Matrix Composite
Identifiers and Pagination:Year: 2014
First Page: 63
Last Page: 70
Publisher Id: TOMSJ-8-63
Article History:Received Date: 5/6/2014
Revision Received Date: 16/7/2014
Acceptance Date: 24/7/2014
Electronic publication date: 29/9/2014
Collection year: 2014
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The multi-attribute decision-making methods allow to solve arbitrary problems governed by several parameters. In this paper, the choice of a composite material was analyzed, by considering the availability from four companies. The multi-attribute decision Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP) procedure was used to select the best levels for different attributes, both parametric and non-parametric, and to select the best company.