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Optimum Storage Layout in Flexible Manufacturing

  • A. S. Kiran
  • B. C. Tansel
Conference paper
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (volume 49)

Abstract

Two layout problems in flexible manufacturing have been considered. First, the layout of Work In Process (WIP) storage area has been modelled as a generalized assignment problem. Secondly, the optimum location is investigated for the pick up point of the WIP storage unit on a material handling network. Algorithms haye been provided for efficient solution of these two problems.

Keywords

Flexible Manufacturing System Material Handling Storage Area Layout Problem Unit Region 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. S. Kiran
    • 1
  • B. C. Tansel
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Industrial & Systems EngineeringUniversity of Southern CaliforniaUSA

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