Volume 53, Number 1, January–March 2019
|Page(s)||351 - 365|
|Published online||15 February 2019|
Two-machine flow shop with synchronized periodic maintenance
LAMIH UMR CNRS 8201, Polytechnic University of Hauts de France, France
2 Complex Systems Engineering & Human Systems, Mohammed VI Polytechnic University, Morocco
3 Mohammed V University in Rabat, Mohammadia School of Engineers, Morocco
Accepted: 28 July 2018
In the literature, some works deal with the two-machine flow shop scheduling problem under availability constraints. Most of them consider those constraints only for one machine at a time and also with limited unavailability periods. In this work, we were interested by the unlimited periodic and synchronized maintenance applied on both machines. The problem is NP-hard. We proposed a mixed integer programming model and a variable neighborhood search for solving large instances in order to minimize the makespan. Computational experiments show the efficiency of the proposed methods.
Mathematics Subject Classification: 90B35 / 90C11
Key words: Flow shop scheduling / preventive maintenance / mixed integer programming model / variable neighborhood search
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