Incorporating the Work Pace Concept into the MMSP-W
This work proposes an extension for the MMSP-W (Mixed-Model Sequencing Problem with Work overload Minimization) with variable processing times by the incorporation of the work pace or work speed concept. A computational experience, linked to a case study of Nissan Powertrain plant in Barcelona, is carried out to compare the performance of the reference model with the new proposed model.
KeywordsMixed model assembly line Sequencing Work factor Work overload Linear programming
This work is supported by the Spanish Ministerio de Educación y Ciencia under Project DPI2010-16759 (PROTHIUS-III) including EDRF fundings.
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