Category Archives: 1999

Train Crew Diagraming


This probably was the most complex and complicated project I was ever working on. And while we delivered the product and met the specification (we even got the bonus payment for solution quality), the system was never used operationally. The … Continue reading

Posted in 1999, 49 Land Transport, 49.1 Passenger rail transport, CHIP, H Transportation and Storage, industrial study, live application, Personnel, Transport, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Oil Refinery Scheduling


Oil refineries are quite likely the most complex factories for which I have ever developed constraint-based scheduling tools. They often consist of over 50 distinct processing units, each specialized for a particular task in converting crude oil into gasoline, kerosene … Continue reading

Posted in 19 Coke and refined petroleum, 19.2 Refined petroleum products, 1999, C Manufacturing, CHIP, product/multiple installations, Scheduling | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment