A comprehensive mathematical modeling approach to the design of cellular manufacturing systems integrating production planning and system reconfiguration
Ahkioon, S., Bulgak, A.A. and Bektas, T. (2009) A comprehensive mathematical modeling approach to the design of cellular manufacturing systems integrating production planning and system reconfiguration. European Journal of Operational Research, 192, 414-428. (doi:10.1016/j.ejor.2007.09.023).
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This paper presents and analyzes a comprehensive model for the design of cellular manufacturing systems (CMS). A recurring theme in research is a piecemeal approach when formulating CMS models. In this paper, the proposed model, to the best of the authors’ knowledge, is the most comprehensive one to date with a more integrated approach to CMS design, where production planning and system reconfiguration decisions are incorporated. Such a CMS model has not been proposed before and it features the presence of alternate process routings, operation sequence, duplicate machines, machine capacity and lot splitting. The developed model is a mixed integer non-linear program. Linearization procedures are proposed to convert it into a linearized mixed integer programming formulation. Computational results are presented by solving some numerical examples, extracted from the existing literature, with the linearized formulation.
|Keywords:||flexible manufacturing systems, cellular manufacturing systems design, production planning, integer programming|
|Subjects:||H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA76 Computer software
T Technology > TS Manufactures
|Divisions:||University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Management
|Date Deposited:||06 Jun 2008|
|Last Modified:||02 Mar 2012 11:50|
|Contact Email Address:||T.Bektas@soton.ac.uk|
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