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)
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