James S. Noble

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This p aper presents a mathematical model and simulated annealing heuristics for assigning activities to workspaces and resources (e.g., equipment, parts, and toolboxes) to work/storage spaces during planned outages at electric power plants. These assignments are made such that the distance resources (toolboxes) travel throughout the duration of the outage(More)
At The Boeing Company, stock levels for maintenance spares with substantial lead times must be established before fielding new aircraft designs. Initial calculations use mean time between demand estimates developed by the engineering department. After sufficient operating hours, stock levels are recalculated using statistical forecasts of maintenance(More)
  • Christopher Bell, Bell, Christopher, Jeff Don Ashby, Davis, Committee +21 others
  • 2015
The Dissertation Advisory Committee and the student's Department Chairperson, as representatives of the faculty, certify that this dissertation has met all standards of excellence and scholarship as determined by the faculty. The Dean of the College of Education concurs. By presenting this dissertation as a partial fulfillment of the requirements for the(More)
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