An Operation Planning Model in a Reconfigurable Manufacturing System with Sustainability

Document Type : Original Article

Authors

Department of Industrial Engineering, Tehran Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran

Abstract

There are various approaches to addressing the planning challenge of a complicated reconfigurable manufacturing system (RMS), with many focusing on optimizing the utilization of tools and machine allocation while overlooking sustainability considerations. This study aims to present an operational stage planning model for machining complex products in a factory that utilizes a reconfigurable manufacturing system. The goal is to enhance system performance and optimize equipment, machinery, and tool utilization while minimizing costs. In addition to considering effective tool use, machine allocation, and production planning, this model also incorporates sustainability concepts such as reducing energy consumption, optimizing operational duration, and tool exchange and replacement.

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