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Date of Award


Culminating Project Type

Starred Paper

Degree Name

Engineering: M.E.M


Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering


College of Science and Engineering

First Advisor

Hiral Shah

Second Advisor

Ben Baliga

Third Advisor

Balasubramanian Kasi

Creative Commons License

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This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0 License.

Keywords and Subject Headings

optimization, asset, SSRS


ABC International Inc. is a leading contractor along significant mining and offshore operations. It owns a huge count of equipment, which is more than 32,000, and the count is increasing with expanding business. Equipment managers are currently required to find and append all the details of equipment at different locations manually. This takes lot of time and effort. Also the accuracy of the data is also a challenge in some situations. This should be handled through an automated system called Optimization of asset allocation where an equipment inventory report is generated which includes all equipment attributes. This can be achieved through SSRS (SQL Server Reporting Services).


This project completion is mere impossible without the assistance and valuable guidance from many individuals.

I am really thankful to Dr. Hiral Shah, Associate Professor for Engineering Management Program at St. Could State University. Her support, guidance, and assistance assisted me to complete this project successfully.

I would take this opportunity to thank Dr. Ben Baliga, Professor and Graduate Director for Engineering Management Program at St. Cloud State University for his support and guidance.

Also I would like to thank Prof. Balsy Kasi for serving on the committee and support throughout the project.



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