Preliminaries.- Manufacturing Models.- Service Models.- Planning and Scheduling in Manufacturing.- Project Planning and Scheduling.- Machine Scheduling and Job Shop Scheduling.- Scheduling of Flexible Assembly Systems.- Economic Lot Scheduling.- Planning and Scheduling in Supply Chains.- Planning and Scheduling in Services.- Interval Scheduling, Reservations, and Timetabling.- Scheduling and Timetabling in Sports and Entertainment.- Planning, Scheduling, and Timetabling in Transportation.- Planning and Scheduling in Health Care.- Workforce Scheduling.- Systems Development and Implementation.- Systems Design and Implementation.- Advanced Concepts in Systems Design.- What Lies Ahead?.
Pinedo is a major figure in the scheduling area (well versed in both stochastics and combinatorics) , and knows both the academic and practitioner side of the discipline.
This book includes the integration of case studies into the text.
It will appeal to engineering and business students interested in operations research.
This book focuses on planning and scheduling applications, which play an important role in most manufacturing and service industries. It contains examples and exercises throughout.