Method for resource allocation for the manufacture of a product

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 4648023
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06869450

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A control system for the manufacture of small-order-quantity goods. A network of events, activities and baseline schedule dates is constructed. Availability of external components and actual internal progress are measured by a slack variable. Optimization is based on use of the slack variable for allocation of resources. Critical items are determined rapidly and in parallel. Cost estimation of schedule improvements are readily determined.

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Powell, Roger A 1589 Vernon Rd., Norristown, PA 19401 21 459

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