In the process industry, integration of planning and scheduling and addressing uncertainty have been identified as two of the most important factors that affect the efficient implementation of planning and scheduling operations for the production systems. In this paper, we review the existing work towards the integration of planning and scheduling and different methodologies of addressing uncertainty for planning and process scheduling decision making. The major challenges in planning and scheduling toward effective process operations are also presented throughout the paper.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Chemical Engineering(all)
- Computer Science Applications
- Process scheduling