Proceedings of the Third ORSA/TIMS Conference on Flexible Manufacturing Systems--Operations Research Models and Applications: held at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, U.S.A., August 14-16, 1989

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Elsevier, 1989 - Computers - 388 pages

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The FMS is a complex concept dealing with Optimization of processing, particularly time which distinguish it from Operations Research techniques. The Proceedings of the third ORSA/TIMS offers a group of papers on Research Models application-based, which gives the reader an excellent scope of models for optimization in manufacturing processing. Because the time is crucial, time-optimization is an alternative to use in main manufacturing plants and is perfect combining with simulation to obtain a plausible picture of the aggregate production planning. Its structure is quite helpful if you want a specific topic. I highly recommend it! 

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TwoTiered Measurement Systems in Modernizing Plants
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The TwoProduct Case
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FLEXIBLE ASSEMBLY SYSTEMS
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