The operation of a production facility has a major effect on the efficiency; therefore it is of upmost importance to find the best possible schedule. Due to the high practical expediency, the topic of batch process scheduling has gained growing interest in the last two decades and many approaches have been published to solve a wide variety of scheduling problems. In the present work first the different type of batch scheduling problems are overviewed, then the advantages and disadvantages of the available methods for batch process scheduling are summarized.
|Title of host publication||PRES 2010 - 13th International Conference on Process Integration, Modelling and Optimisation for Energy Saving and Pollution Reduction|
|Publisher||Italian Association of Chemical Engineering - AIDIC|
|Number of pages||6|
|Publication status||Published - Jan 1 2010|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Chemical Engineering(all)