Loading tools to machines in flexible manufacturing systems

Jose Antonio Ventura, F. Frank Chen, Michael S. Leonard

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This paper presents two models for loading tools to machines in a flexible manufacturing system (FMS) environment. Heuristic algorithms associated with the models are presented and discussed. The performance of each of the proposed algorithms is evaluated by testing on two hypothetical FMSs.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)223-230
Number of pages8
JournalComputers and Industrial Engineering
Issue number1-4
StatePublished - Jan 1 1988


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Computer Science(all)
  • Engineering(all)

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