FROM PLANNING BOARD TO WELDING HALL: A CASE STUDY IN O.R./CLIENT INVOLVEMENT

A Danish shipyard (Lindo) building supertankers was faced with a production planning problem in one of its welding-halls, where the bow and stern sections were fabricated. The mandatory constraint of completing each section by a specified day in the production cycle was complicated by a number of other practical constraints. An interactive planning computer-system was devised which had the merit, from management's point of view, that the fullest use could be made of existing planning expertise.

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    Pergamon Press, Incorporated

    Maxwell House, Fairview Park
    Elmsford, NY  USA  10523
  • Authors:
    • Williams, A J
  • Publication Date: 1979

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  • Accession Number: 00310019
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Ship Research Institute of Norway
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 22 1980 12:00AM