Optimal Harvest-Milling Scheduling in the Sugar Industry

Strong S. and Wolanowski M.A. (1976) Optimal Harvest-Milling Scheduling in the Sugar Industry. Australian Journal of Management, 1 2: 97-105. doi:10.1177/031289627600100207


Author Strong S.
Wolanowski M.A.
Title Optimal Harvest-Milling Scheduling in the Sugar Industry
Journal name Australian Journal of Management   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1327-2020
Publication date 1976-01-01
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1177/031289627600100207
Open Access Status
Volume 1
Issue 2
Start page 97
End page 105
Total pages 9
Subject 1400 Business, Management and Accounting
Abstract Losses from decay in mechanically-harvested sugar cane could be reduced if the harvest-milling operation were carefully planned. A function relating sugar content of cane to time of harvest and harvest to milling delay is introduced. This function is incorporated in a calculus of variations functional, whose maximum describes the harvesting schedule. The solution of the problem contains a theorem which appears to be useful in economic planning.
Keyword HARVESTING
MILLING
SCHEDULING
SUGAR
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Unknown

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Article (original research)
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