Statistical Process Control techniques have been successfully
implemented in the mechanical fabrication and chemical manufacturing
industries. The techniques consist of the application of statistical
theory in conjunction with quality control procedures. To date the
Forest Products industry has yet to apply these techniques toward lumber
drying. This thesis focuses on...
This thesis presents a general model for the location problem
based on integer linear programming with fixed charges. The location
problem is concerned with choosing locations for facilities
throughout a particular region or area in such a way that total costs
and expenses incurred are minimized. Although the location problem...