International Journal of Production Research volume 57, issue 15-16, P4805-4827 2018 DOI: 10.1080/00207543.2018.1428775 View full text
Eren Özceylan, Can B. Kalayci, Aşkıner Güngör, Surendra M. Gupta

Abstract: The disassembly line balancing (DLB) problem assigns the set of tasks to each workstation for each product to be disassembled and aims at attaining several objectives, such as minimising the number of workstations, ensuring similar idle time at each workstation and removing hazardous parts/highly demanded components at the earliest moments possible. Over the past two decades, the DLB problem and its variants have grown ever more popular for researchers and practitioners of environmentally conscious manufacturi…

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