- Departments / Centres
Single machine models - Scheduling function and theory – scheduling problem: objectives, constraints – pure sequencing – performance measures, sequencing theorems - SPT, EDD sequence – minimization of mean flow time, mean tardiness etc – branch and bound algorithm –assignment model.
Parallel machine models - Independent jobs Minimizing makespan.
Flow shop models - Johnson’s problem – Extension of Johnsons’s rule for 3 machine problem – Jackson’s method – algorithm – Palmer’s method.
Job shop models – dynamic job shop simulation.
Other models - Scheduling of intermittent production: Resource smoothing – Giffler Thomson algorithm – Branch and Bound method – Scheduling of continuous production - Line balancing.
Michael Pinedoo, Scheduling: theory, algorithms and systems, Prentice Hall, New Delhi, 1995.
King, J.R. Production planning and control, Pergamon International Library, 1975.
Kenneth R.Baker, Introdution to sequencing and scheduling, John Wiley and Sons, 1974.