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Scheduling in flowshops with reentrant flows and pallet requirements.

Michael Yingmeng Wang

Scheduling in flowshops with reentrant flows and pallet requirements.

by Michael Yingmeng Wang

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Production scheduling -- Mathematical models,
  • Workflow -- Mathematical models

  • Edition Notes

    Thesis (Ph.D.)--University of Toronto, 1995.

    The Physical Object
    Pagination143 leaves.
    Number of Pages143
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17446061M
    ISBN 100612028690

    This involves the search for efficient methods for obtaining the best results according to the costs and the delay criteria for example. This paper aims to solve a specific hybrid reentrant flow shop scheduling problem. This one contains some stages with some identical parallel machines. The orders sequenced are splited in batches. With Mallard Pallet Flow Entry Guides. Our job every day is to make your job a little easier. It might mean providing a quick lead time for your super-tight deadline or creating just the right application design in our in-house testing lab. In many cases, it’s finding ways to make our pallet flow systems help you be even more productive.

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    ⋆Real-time scheduling in response to random events must be fast. The factory cannot be idle, and should not be following The criterion for “best” and the requirements are defined in terms of the performance measures and financial considerations. Multiple part types and reentrant flow •We assume strict priority. dates. The makespan σΠ of a schedule Π is the total duration of the schedule. σΠ is the completion time of the last operation in the schedule i.e. σΠ =Π(o n,r)+P(). Note that o n,r is the last operation to finish in a schedule due to the fixed job and operation order. The scheduling criterion for a re-entrant flowshop is to find a.


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Scheduling in flowshops with reentrant flows and pallet requirements by Michael Yingmeng Wang Download PDF EPUB FB2

We treat the problem of scheduling a flowshop with pallet requirements. Each job in the flowshop needs a pallet the entire time, from the start of. Minimizing Makespan In Flowshops With Pallet Requirements: Computational Complexity The book is the first treatment of the mathematical modeling of.

This paper addresses the design of such a control strategy for a closed loop flow shop plant based on a one-loop pallet system. flowshops, group scheduling of. The reentrant flow-shop (RFS) scheduling problem with time windows constraint for harddisk devices (HDD) manufacturing is one such problem of the expanded semiconductor industry.

This paper studies the problem of scheduling n two-stage jobs on m multiple two-stage flowshops, with the objective of minimizing the makespan. The problem is NP-hard even when m is a fixed constant, and becomes strongly NP-hard when m is part of the input. A approximation algorithm along with its analysis is presented for an arbitrary m ≥ is the Cited by: 6.

Cyclic scheduling in robotic flowshops Article (PDF Available) in Annals of Operations Research 96(1) January with Reads How we measure 'reads'. A branch and bound procedure for the reentrant permutation flow-shop scheduling problem 1 October | The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Vol.

29, No. Hierarchical minimization of completion time variance and makespan in jobshops. In order to solve the flowshop group scheduling problem with constructive and metaheuristic approaches, a common solution representation evolved, that was introduced by Franca et al. originally.

A sequence σ (group schedule) is divided into n f + 1 sections, each of which representing a family or job sequence. While the first section stands for the family. A block schedule is a group schedule (n sequenced groups) in which the schedule of each group G j is fixed and has a profile section lengths of H s j + ℓ s j, B s j-ℓ s j and T s j + ℓ s j with ℓ s j taking an integer value in {0, 1,B s j}, for j = 1,2,n.

Logendran and Sriskandarajah () note that the block schedule may. The scheduling objective is to minimize the total tardiness cost of jobs, where each job may have a different tardiness cost.

The decision rule used in this approach is the Idle Time Rule whose development is described in this paper. The approach was tested using approximately proportionate flowshops of different sizes.

The scheduling problems under distributed production or flexible assembly settings have achieved increasing attention in recent years. This paper considers scheduling the integration of these two environments and proposes an original distributed flowshop scheduling problem with flexible assembly and set-up time.

It is evident from the above examples, that, in many cases, the reversal of certain stages in a multiple-stage manufacturing process is both feasible and beneficial. This paper is concerned with scheduling issues related to process reversal.

As stated earlier, the scheduling literature models serial multi-stage manufacturing processes as flowshops. Downloadable (with restrictions). We consider flow shops with job reentry. We first discuss how reversibility properties of conventional flow shops can be generalized to flow shop models with job reentry.

We show under which conditions the makespan and job flow times are reversible. Second, we examine the problem of minimizing the makespan in ordered flow shops with job. Operations Management Some articles are available online to registered users/institutions, click the blue title to be connected to the publication site.

Abstract. We begin by reviewing many manufacturing and other applications of the flow shop with limited or no interstage storage. For two machines, we show the equivalence of no storage (blocking) and no waiting, which have a polynomial solution; for m > 2, we establish that the flow shop with blocking is NP-complete.

An integer program is given to find the minimum. (17) 4. REENTRANT FLOW-SHOP SCHEDULING DESIGN AND SCHEDULE REPAIR Reentrant flow-line scheduling design A matrix framework has been derived for describing the basic SMSP, SMMP, and MMSP structures of an FMS.

There are a variety of joint job production and transportation scheduling problems that arise in modern manufacturing systems. In this paper, we study two such problems that arise in a flowshop environment where there are two processing stages and a single transporter that is available to deliver the finished jobs from the first stage to the second.

Minimizing Makespan in Flowshops with Pallet Requirements: Computational Complexity INFOR, Vol. 35 Issue 4, pp. November Number of pages: 10 Posted: 21 Jun Last Revised: 19 Oct The book considers various scenarios of flowshop modeling with multiple machines in each have mentioned either the scheduling of flowshops, the scheduling of flexible flowshops and/or scheduling of cluster tools separately, there exist no efficient models that analyze a flexible.

5 flowshop that contains cluster tools and reentrant job. PALLET FLOW RACK – Skate Wheels & Gravity Move Pallets. UNARCO Pallet Flow Rack system is driven by gravity.

Unlike static systems such as Drive-In racking, product flows back to a picking position and is easily accessible to the operator. It is perfect for fast-moving product with first-in/first out (FIFO) stock rotation. on hybrid flowshops has focused on non-identical jobs and identical parallel machines.

The problem of scheduling non-identical jobs on identical parallel machines to minimize the makespan is NP-hard even for a single-stage (Garey and John- son, ).

For an excellent review of the single.Flowshop Scheduling: Theory, Algorithms, and Managerial Insights Outside of the traditional fl ow shops that require a job never revisits any stage, this book also examines the reentrant flow shop, in which a job may cycle back and be reprocessed at the same station or sequence of stations, multiple times.

Th e authors have made the.FLOWSHOP SCHEDULING WITH LIMITED TEMPORARY STORAGE by Christos H. Papadimitriou* Paris C. Kanellakis+ ABSTRACT We examine the problem of scheduling 2-machine flowshops in order to minimize makespan, using a limited amount of intermediate storage buffers.

Although there are efficient algorithms for the extreme cases of zero and.