Document Type

Closed Project

Publication Date

Spring 1988


Dundar F. Kocoaglu

Course Title

Operations Research in Engineering Management

Course Number

EAS 543


A linear programming model was developed to identify the optimum shop loading option and the minimum aggregate manufacturing cost from three process alternatives in a metal casting company. The study stems from the needs expressed by the Marketing, Production Planning and Engineering Departments of the company, and is based on the market research which identified a growing need for a "CNC machining blank" for the medical prosthetic implant market.


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