ISSN: 1304-7191 | E-ISSN: 1304-7205
Selection of Monorail Technology By Using Multicriteria Decision Making
1Kırıkkale University, Department of Industrial Eng., KIRIKKALE
Sigma J Eng Nat Sci 2017; 8(): 303-314
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Urban public transport diversified increasingly with technology. Monorail, one of the latest technologies of urban mass transport, is the result of this diversity. The monorail which has been mentioned frequently in the recent periods among the rail systems in urban transportation and started to take place in the transportation plans is diversified by its physical and technical characteristics. Multicriteria decision-making techniques based on selection by making pairwise comparisons among alternatives and criteria are needed to select the best monorail technology around various technical and physical features. In this study, 3 different monorail technologies were considered and monorail technology selection was made for urban transportation with analytic hierarchy process (AHP) and the technique for order performance by similarity to ideal solution (TOPSIS) methods. The AHP is used to determine weights of the criteria, and TOPSIS method is used to find result ranking.