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Turbine balancing is an important and regular maintenance operation at airline companies. Because of manufacturing inaccuracies, variations occur in the weights of the blades that can, in turn, lead to significant out-of-balance forces on the engine. The overall time required for balancing can be significantly decreased if the best placement of turbine blades is first determined mathematically. This problem is formulated as a variation of the quadratic assignment problem and a number ofdoi:10.1016/s0305-0548(96)00047-0 fatcat:dq4j67jfyjhk3fum5m526b4ogq