The use of mathematical methods in production management

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Abstract

In this report, the use of mathematical models and mathematical techniques for solving design and planning problems in industrial production systems is discussed. We describe several projects carried out in different Philips factories. Topics include design problems in an (automated) manufacturing system, production planning and inventory management in a Telecommunication company, and shopfloor scheduling problems in a cable factory. In addition, we briefly list a number of research activities, motivated by these projects, which take place at the Eindhoven University of Technology.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationEindhoven
PublisherTechnische Universiteit Eindhoven
Number of pages18
Publication statusPublished - 1988

Publication series

NameMemorandum COSOR
Volume8830
ISSN (Print)0926-4493

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