Conclusions and Suggestions for Further Research

  • Stefan Helber
Part of the Lecture Notes in Economics and Mathematical Systems book series (LNE, volume 473)


The design of flow or transfer lines should take the randomness of manufacturing processes into account. Random processing times, machine failures, or quality problems lead to disruptions in the flow of material that can have a significant impact on production rates, inventory levels, and eventually on the associated net present value of the project.


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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • Stefan Helber
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  1. 1.Institute of Business Administration and EconomicsTechnical University of ClausthalClausthal-ZellerfeldGermany

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