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Production Planning in Assembly Line Systems

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  • R. Chandrasekaran

    (School of Business, University of Texas, Richardson, Texas 75275)

  • Y. P. Aneja

    (Faculty of Administration, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada E3B 6E5)

  • K. P. K. Nair

    (Faculty of Administration, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada E3B 6E5)

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    Abstract

    We develop a production planning model in the context of a system of assembly lines or production lines. The model is a large-scale linear program and we provide a polynomial column generation technique for its efficient solution. The column generation technique and the approach therein are also of interest in certain other problems. A numerical example to illustrate the algorithm is included. Finally computational experience with the algorithm is summarized.

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    Article provided by INFORMS in its journal Management Science.

    Volume (Year): 30 (1984)
    Issue (Month): 6 (June)
    Pages: 713-719

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    Handle: RePEc:inm:ormnsc:v:30:y:1984:i:6:p:713-719

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    Keywords: production/scheduling: flow Shop; programming: linear; production/scheduling: line balancing;

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