Item description for Lot-Sizing and Scheduling for Flexible Flow Lines (Lecture Notes in Economics and Mathematical Systems) by Daniel Quadt...
The book considers the lot-sizing and scheduling problem for flexible flow line production facilities. Flexible flow lines are flow lines with parallel machines on some or all production stages. They can be found in a vast number of industries. A three-phased solution approach is presented that solves the integrated lot-sizing and scheduling problem in a hierarchical manner. The approach is able to handle several important features relevant in industrial practice, such as back-orders and setup carry-over. The developed solution procedures solve practically sized problems in a relatively short amount of time. One of the procedures is based on a novel mixed integer programming (MIP) model, which employs integer variables instead of binary variables. This makes it possible to find (near-)optimal solutions using standard algorithms such as CPLEX. Another procedure uses two nested Genetic Algorithms. An application of the framework in the semiconductor industry is given.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9" Width: 6.1" Height: 0.6" Weight: 1.05 lbs.
Release Date Oct 5, 2004
ISBN 3540223258 ISBN13 9783540223252
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