Stefan Bock

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With increasing cost competition and product variety, providing an efficient Just-in-Time (JIT) supply has become one of the greatest challenges in the use of mixed-model assembly line production systems. In the present paper, therefore, we propose a new approach for scheduling JIT part supply from a central storage center. Usually, materials are stored in(More)
This paper focuses on single machine scheduling subject to machine deterioration. The current maintenance state of the machine is determined by a maintenance level. While jobs are processed this maintenance level drops by a certain, possibly job-dependent, amount. A maintenance level of less than zero is associated with the machine's breakdown and is(More)