Determining Wood Sheet Cutting Pattern for Knockdown Furniture Using Heuristic Algorithms
The objective of this research is to determine the wood sheet cutting pattern for knock-down cabinets of a furniture factory in order to reduce wasted wood sheets. The number and size of wood planks which are the components of the cabinet are arranged on the wood sheets using an effective heuristic algorithm called best fit direct algorithm. The program for calculating and processing the arrangement of the wood planks is developed by Microsoft Excel VBA. This program receives the input data, which are number and size of wood planks. These wood planks are arranged according to the best fit direct algorithm. The number of wood sheets and wood chips are figured out and shown in Table form. The arrangement of wood planks on every wood sheet is shown in 2D picture that is convenient for applications. The numerical results show that using the developed program can reduce wood chips by 29.93 %.
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