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Optimization problems such as resource allocation, job-shop scheduling, equipment utilization and process scheduling occur in a broad range of processing industries. This paper presents modeling, simulation and optimization of a port facility such that effective operational management is obtained. A GA base approach has been integrated with the port system model to optimize its operation. A case study of bulk material port handling systems is considered.
|Item type:||Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)|
|Keywords:||process facility optimization , event simulation , genetic algorithm, Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering|
|Subjects:||Technology > Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering|
|Department:||Faculty of Engineering > Electronic and Electrical Engineering
Professional Services > Corporate Services Directorate
|Depositing user:||Strathprints Administrator|
|Date Deposited:||12 Aug 2011 13:42|
|Last modified:||22 May 2015 09:14|
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