Accession Number : AD0771306

Title :   Hierarchical Integration of Production Planning and Scheduling.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : MASSACHUSETTS INST OF TECH CAMBRIDGE OPERATIONS RESEARCH CENTER

Personal Author(s) : Hax,Arnoldo C. ; Meal,Harlan C.

Report Date : SEP 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 28

Abstract : The paper describes the development of a hierarchical planning and scheduling system for a multiple plant, multiple product, seasonal demand situation. In this hierarchical structure, optimal decisions at an aggregate level (planning) provide constraints for detailed decision making (scheduling). (Modified author abstract)

Descriptors :   *Industrial production, *Production control, *Scheduling, Linear programming, Decision theory, Management planning and control, Inventory control, Mathematical models

Subject Categories : Administration and Management
      Operations Research
      Mfg & Industrial Eng & Control of Product Sys

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE