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|Title:||Lot streaming with attached setups in three-machine flow shops|
McMaster University, Michael G. DeGroote School of Business
|Series/Report no.:||Research and working paper series (Michael G. DeGroote School of Business)|
|Abstract:||<p>Lot streaming is the process of splitting a job or lot to allow overlapping between successive operations in a multistage production system. This use of transfer lots usually results in a shorter makespan for the corresponding schedule. In this paper, we study the structural properties of schedules which minimize the makespan for a single job with attached setup times in a flow shop. Although the structure of the optimal schedules is more complex than in the case with no se tups , using the structural insights obtained, it is possible to find the optimal solution with <em>s</em> sublots in <em>O</em>(<em>s</em>) time for the three-machine case.</p>|
|Description:||<p>30, 3 leaves. ; Includes bibliographical references. ; "January, 1995.";</p> <p>This research was supported in part by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada under Grant No. OGP0001798.</p>|
|Appears in Collections:||DeGroote School of Business Working Paper Series|
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