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A water-flow algorithm for flexible flow shop scheduling with intermediate buffers

Trung Hieu Tran, Kien Ming Ng
2010 Journal of Scheduling  
In this paper, we propose a water flow algorithm for solving flexible flow shop scheduling problem with limited intermediate buffers, which is a NP-hard problem encountered in industry.  ...  In the algorithm, we combine the amount of precipitation and its falling force to form a flexible erosion capability, which helps the erosion process focus on exploiting promising regions strongly.  ...  Introduction The flexible flow shop scheduling problem (FFSP) with limited intermediate buffers consists of a set of jobs processed through several consecutive operation stages with parallel identical  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10951-010-0205-x fatcat:pq3vdcywzvd6rdfl5lljx6h7f4

A Literature Review of Energy Efficiency and Sustainability in Manufacturing Systems

Paolo Renna, Sergio Materi
2021 Applied Sciences  
The works are grouped together, considering the system typology, i.e., manufacturing system subclasses (single machine, flow shop, job shop, etc.) or the assembly line, the developed energy-saving policies  ...  A description of the main approaches used in the analyzed papers was discussed.  ...  The blocking is typical in a flow shop system without buffers between machines or with limited and full intermediate buffers [63] .  ... 
doi:10.3390/app11167366 fatcat:utvylqdpdbgdppmdkiqcjyi57y

Metaheuristic methods in hybrid flow shop scheduling problem

F. Choong, S. Phon-Amnuaisuk, M.Y. Alias
2011 Expert systems with applications  
This paper proposes a new more realistic mathematical model which considers both the PM and holding cost of jobs inside the buffers in the stochastic flexible flow shop scheduling problem.  ...  Stochastic flexible flow shop scheduling problem (SFFSSP) is one the main focus of researchers due to the complexity arises from inherent uncertainties and also the difficulty of solving such NP-hard problems  ...  A flow shop scheduling was investigated with limited intermediate buffers was studied by Wang and Tang (2009) .  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.eswa.2011.01.173 fatcat:xboj7no44vhnxcndmadcvf7ysq

Asynchronous teams for joint lot-sizing and scheduling problem in flow shops

Márcio A.F. Belo Filho, Maristela O. Santos, Cláudio N. Meneses
2012 International Journal of Production Research  
This paper addresses a new mixed integer nonlinear and linear mathematical programming economic lot sizing and scheduling problem in distributed permutation flow shop problem with number of identical factories  ...  Since the proposed model is NP-hard, an efficient Water Cycle Algorithm is proposed to solve the model.  ...  production stages are in series, while separated by finite intermediate buffers.  ... 
doi:10.1080/00207543.2011.628955 fatcat:xdbjfhepmfhjjonow3td6wvkem

Underground mine scheduling modelled as a flow shop: a review of relevant work and future challenges

M. Åstrand, M. Johansson, J. Greberg
2018 Journal of the Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy  
An HFS is sometimes referred to as a flexible flow shop, flexible flow line, or multi-processor flow shop although the meaning of these terms varies between authors.  ...  The flow shop thus provides a framework for developing scheduling algorithms separated from irrelevant process details.  ... 
doi:10.17159/2411-9717/2018/v118n12a5 fatcat:sc6zycijarb7loya4xao5wyss4

Bi-objective scheduling for re-entrant hybrid flow shop with learning effect and setup times

S.M. Mousavi, I. Mahdavi, J. Rezaeian, M. Zandieh
2017 Scientia Iranica. International Journal of Science and Technology  
The production scheduling problem in hybrid flow shops is a complex combinatorial optimization problem observed in many real-world applications.  ...  Computational results show that the proposed algorithm can obtain an effective and appropriate solution quality for our investigated problem.  ...  Tran and Ng [22] addressed the multi-objective flexible flow shop scheduling problem with limited intermediate buffers.  ... 
doi:10.24200/sci.2017.4451 fatcat:c3q3332twjcgdfo2chmhd5d6w4

Self-encoding Barnacle Mating Optimizer Algorithm for Manpower Scheduling in Flow Shop [article]

Shuyun Luo, Wushuang Wang, Mengyuan Fang, Weiqiang Xu
2021 arXiv   pre-print
In this paper, we present a novel algorithm called Self-encoding Barnacle Mating Optimizer (SBMO), which solves the FSS problem considering worker proficiency, defined as a new problem, Flow Shop Manpower  ...  Flow Shop Scheduling (FSS) has been widely researched due to its application in many types of fields, while the human participant brings great challenges to this problem.  ...  If multiple machines can be selected in a stage, the flow shop scheduling problem is extended to the Hybrid Flow Shop Scheduling Problem (HFSSP) [3] .  ... 
arXiv:2111.08246v1 fatcat:al6ouugz3jevnpqfqnxbuchlki

Coordinated optimization of equipment operations in a container terminal

T. Jonker, M. B. Duinkerken, N. Yorke-Smith, A. de Waal, R. R. Negenborn
2019 Flexible Services and Manufacturing Journal  
The model takes the form of a hybrid flow shop (HFS) with novel features for bi-directional flows and job pairing.  ...  We show that our approach can produce coordinated schedules for a terminal with up to eight QCs in near real time.  ...  We thank the anonymous reviewers for their suggestions.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10696-019-09366-3 fatcat:mmbupf23prebtccsffvsafxaei

Further Research on Node Based Bottleneck Improvement Problem for Multicut [chapter]

Xiucui Guan, Jie Su
2006 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Topics of interest are found in all fields of combinatorial optimization, e.g. logistics, production, scheduling, resource and operations management, flexible manufacturing, VLSI design, network design  ...  ECCO wants to provide a forum for researchers in combinatorial optimization, either in its theoretical aspects or in business, industry or public administration applications.  ...  We propose a general framework to formulate and solve these problems. We report computational results on a variety of test problems.  ... 
doi:10.1007/11816157_107 fatcat:xjdnf4kesrbczoh4ilvxxixqei

Computer-Integrated Assembly for Cost Effective Developments [chapter]

Rinaldo Michelini, Gabriella Acaccia, Massimo Callegari, Rezia Molfino, Roberto Razzoli
2000 Computer-Aided Design, Engineering, and Manufacturing  
The goal is to keep the benefits of flow-shop organisation, adding a limited flexibility in order that artefacts with different assembly schedules might be processes without the need of re-configuring.  ...  Developments 2-15 • shop-logistic modules, for buffering, transfer and handling along the principal flow; • parts feeding modules, for granting storing and sorting services of secondary flows; • processing  ... 
doi:10.1201/9781420049947.ch2 fatcat:g3r4oc4qqzfbbkullvpimgsvme

Knowledge-based scheduling systems in industry and medicine

J. Sauer, R. Bruns
1997 IEEE Expert  
The first two systems deal with serious real-life problems in the manufacturing industry: the rarely investigated continuous-flow scheduling problem and the widely known job-shop problem.  ...  The first principle leads to a common architecture for all our scheduling systems, consisting of a graphical user interface, a knowledge base, an interface component, and a knowledge-based algorithms component  ...  In this case, the user drags the lower-priority patient's entry onto a buffer, and schedules the emergency patient for the vacant operation date.  ... 
doi:10.1109/64.577410 fatcat:4diutzczurehngllpr3ajb46lu

Modeling and solution methods for hybrid flow shop scheduling problem with job rejection

Mohamadreza Dabiri, Mehdi Yazdani, Bahman Naderi, Hassan Haleh
2021 Operational Research  
Additionally, this paper studies the efficacy of job rejection noting the scheduling for a real-world hybrid flow shop in the tile industry production system.  ...  This paper addresses the hybrid flow shop scheduling problem by considering job rejection to minimize the sum of the total tardiness cost of the scheduled jobs and total cost of the rejected jobs as a  ...  In terms of n and m, the EMBO algorithm has more stable performance. Case study for tile industry production system The tile production system can be named as a flexible flow shop.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s12351-021-00629-2 fatcat:33sxe5n7znhtxls3fnttt7dg5a

A review of scheduling theory and methods for semiconductor manufacturing cluster tools

Tae-Eog Lee
2008 2008 Winter Simulation Conference  
Cluster tools, which combine several single-wafer processing modules with wafer handling robots in a closed environment, have been increasingly used for most wafer fabrication processes.  ...  We review tool architectures, operational issues, and scheduling requirements. We then explain recent progress in tool science and engineering for scheduling and control of cluster tools.  ...  There are Petri net models for tools with reentrant wafer flows (Zuberek 2004, Lee and , tools with intermediate buffers (Paek and Lee 2002) , wet stations (Lee, Lee, and Lee 2007) , tools with multi-slot  ... 
doi:10.1109/wsc.2008.4736310 dblp:conf/wsc/Lee08 fatcat:weabr5t6fzeu3jdx7ocrcwkpfi

A hybrid flow shop model for an ice cream production scheduling problem

Imma Ribas Vila, Ramon Companys Pascual
2009 Journal of Industrial Engineering and Management  
A hybrid flow shop model for an ice cream production scheduling problem 61 I. Ribas Vila; R. Companys Pascual very few deal with real cases.  ...  A hybrid flow shop model for an ice cream production scheduling problem 62 I. Ribas Vila; R.  ...  In addition, during the procedure, solutions with the same value of the objective A hybrid flow shop model for an ice cream production scheduling problem 76 I. Ribas Vila; R.  ... 
doi:10.3926/jiem.2009.v2n1.p60-89 fatcat:ycohpsc6mzgxrpdxpdkdybvwum

Energy-Aware Decision Support Models in Production Environments: A Systematic Literature Review

Kristian Bansch, Jan Busse, Frank Meisel, Julia Rieck, Sebastian Scholz, Thomas Volling, Matthias G. Wichmann
2021 Computers & industrial engineering  
Nowadays, initiatives that push sustainable energy sources like wind and solar power together with new technologies for on-site power generation and energy storage open up a multitude of new options for  ...  We conduct a systematic literature review that identifies relevant papers from fields like machine scheduling, lot sizing, and other energy-intensive processes.  ...  Weitzel and Glock (2019) consider the energy-aware scheduling of a flexible flow shop with parallel machines and buffers.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.cie.2021.107456 fatcat:hmkz7cgv4bgmnilqazlfoehjq4
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