A New Approach Integrated for Optimizing the Materials Flow in Production

  • Lucia-Violeta MELNIC Associate Professor Ph.D, Ovidius University Constanta, Romania
  • Gabriela IANCULESCU Lecturer Ph.D, Ovidius University Constanta, Romania
  • Andrei-Marian GURAU Assistant Ph.D, Ovidius University Constanta, Romania
Keywords: transdisciplinary, knowledge, production, material flow


The production diversification and flexibility have complicated the activities in the field of production management. In these circumstances, researchers and operational managers feel, increasingly more, lack of an integrated model of synthetic industrial undertaking assigned to "black box" of it, namely the system of production. The mixt programming and allocation problem of production tasks can be dealt with in terms of optimizing the materials flow addressed as a whole in the production system. The present work presents a model for balancing the materials flow, which is based on the formal representation of the materials flow and which introduce elements of certain novelty, as well of matrix flow, the laws of evolution of the materials flow and others. The logic of materials flow formalization allows dynamic adaptive modelling and constitute the basic premise of the problem of programming and the allocation of production tasks. The emergent behavior of materials flow along with the structure of Production Planning System lead to a new logistics concept, that of Adaptive System of Production Planning and this through the development and analysis of material flow formalization elements. The main formalization elements are structured holistically and transdisciplinary as elements linking the operational management of production and operational management of the projects so that the elements of Operational Management of Production Projects.


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How to Cite
MELNIC, L.-V., IANCULESCU, G., & GURAU, A.-M. (2017). A New Approach Integrated for Optimizing the Materials Flow in Production. LUMEN Proceedings, 1, 483-495. https://doi.org/10.18662/lumproc.rsacvp2017.44