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Introduction to the Mathematics of Planning and Scheduling (Paperback) (Geza Paul Bottlik)
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Complex software systems have been designed to efficiently handle large numbers of variables. In manufacturing, variables affect every part of the supply chain from inventory to production to delivery. This book provides a comprehensive explanation of the mathematical foundations to solving these complex planning and scheduling requirements which goes beyond simply matching the problem with the necessary software. The industrial engineer who understands the underlying models can more expertly navigate software applications and can apply sophisticated solutions to project management.