Flow-shop and Job-shop Scheduling Problems Solved by Simulation Models

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Nuntapon Dilokcharoen
Nattapoom Charoenlarpkul
Pisut Pongchairerks


ARENA is the most famous simulation software in Thailand; industrial engineers usually know how to use this software. This paper thus attempts to develop simulation models for flow-shop scheduling problems and job-shop scheduling problems via the ARENA software product. The proposed simulation models are so simple and use a small CPU memory space so that they can be applied in a noncommercial version of ARENA for solving large-scale job-shop scheduling and flow-shop scheduling problems.


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