Job Block Scheduling with Dual Criteria and Sequence-Dependent Setup Time Involving Transportation Times

  • Deepak Gupta
  • Kewal Krishan Nailwal
  • Sameer Sharma
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 246)

Abstract

A two-machine flowshop scheduling with sequence-dependent setup time (SDST), job block, and transportation time is considered with the objective of minimizing makespan and the rental cost of machines taken on rent under a specified rental policy. The processing time of attributes on these machines is associated with probabilities. To find the optimal or near-optimal solution for these objectives, a heuristic algorithm is developed. To test the efficiency of the proposed heuristic algorithm, a numerical illustration is given.

Keywords

Scheduling Makespan Job block Sequence-dependent setup time Processing time Transportation time Rental cost Utilization time 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Deepak Gupta
    • 1
  • Kewal Krishan Nailwal
    • 2
  • Sameer Sharma
    • 3
  1. 1.M. M. University, MullanaAmbalaIndia
  2. 2.A. P. J. College of Fine ArtsJalandhar CityIndia
  3. 3.D. A. V. CollegeJalandhar CityIndia

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