An Aid for the Allocation of Resources in Ship Repairs at Naval Shipyards.
NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CALIF
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The thesis provides shipyard planners with an aid to help them make their daily decisions about scheduling jobs and allocating manpower resources while trying to accomplish each project without delay beyond its scheduled completion date. A heuristic algorithm which focuses on the specific problems of the shipyard planners is developed and a computer program is included which performs all the necessary calculations and gives the planners a daily assignment of resources. Four other allocation procedures are surveyed. Two of these give solutions to the single project, multiresource problem one procedure is an analytical model, the other is an empirical method a third procedure is a heuristic approach to a multiproject, multiresource problem and the last procedure is an analytical model which applies to the single project, single resource problem. Author
- Administration and Management
- Marine Engineering