Maximizing Machine Capacity by Improving Efficiency using Linear Programming Model
P. Sivasankaran1, B. Radjaram2, K. Karthigayan3
1P. Sivasankaran, Associate professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Manakula Vinayagar Institute of Technology, Pondicherry, India.
2B. Radjaram, Professor and Head, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Manakula Vinayagar Institute of Technology, Pondicherry, India.
3K. Karthigayan, Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Manakula Vinayagar Institute of Technology, Pondicherry, India.
Manuscript received on August 01, 2020. | Revised Manuscript received on August 05, 2020. | Manuscript published on September 30, 2020. | PP: 107-114 | Volume-9 Issue-3, September 2020. | Retrieval Number: 100.1/ijrte.C4217099320 | DOI: 10.35940/ijrte.C4217.099320
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Abstract: In the global manufacturing system, machine performance is considered to be one of the vital role in organization wellbeing. In specific analysing the capacity utilization of machines in each shift is a big challenging job in industrial organization. The primary importance is keeping the machines in uptime condition at the same time loading the jobs in machines decides the capacity usage of machines to do the useful jobs. In this paper focus is made on the capacity planning of machines in production shift. capacity utilization measures the actual capacity of machine with respect to the potential output within a specific period. In real situations if the demand for the product increases the production capacity also increases but at the same time if the demand falls capacity will also become very low. Hence in this work attempt has been made to develop a mathematical model for machine capacity planning using linear programming model solved by using LINDO software.
Keywords: Capacity utilization, uptime, LINDO, Linear Programming.