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Studies on the problem of stock cutting: theoretical and computational aspects and applicability in industrial contexts

Grant number: 17/20740-0
Support Opportunities:Scholarships in Brazil - Scientific Initiation
Effective date (Start): December 01, 2017
Effective date (End): November 30, 2018
Field of knowledge:Engineering - Production Engineering - Operational Research
Principal Investigator:Sônia Cristina Poltroniere
Grantee:Vinicius Dias de Vasconcelos
Host Institution: Faculdade de Ciências (FC). Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP). Campus de Bauru. Bauru , SP, Brazil
Associated research grant:16/01860-1 - Cutting, packing, lot-sizing, scheduling, routing and location problems and their integration in industrial and logistics settings, AP.TEM


This research project will approach the one-dimensional cutting stock problem and its applications in industrial contexts. The cutting stock problem is central in the production planning in industries, in which the cutting stage of larger objects into smaller items is relevant. Mathematical models proposed in the literature will be studied and solution methods will be implemented and tested using an optimization package. The objective is that the student learns about important concepts of mathematical optimization and obtains skills for mathematical/computational tools development, preparing him for future researches in the area. (AU)

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