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## Design of a Rectangular Parking Lot Using a Cutting-Stock Formulation

#### Gonca YILDIRIM [1] , Bora YILDIRIM [2] , Benhür SATIR [3]

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Ever-increasing number of vehicles on the roads and in need of parking facilities at a site creates a constant burden for drivers trying to find a parking space and obstruct maneuvering both in parking areas and also along the roadways on which cars are, sometimes arbitrarily, parked. These problems are aggravated for sites built long time ago when demand for parking used to be much less than it is now. The available space may be limited because of the buildings, green areas, etc., surrounding the parking spaces and the site, and construction of a multi-story garage may not be an option in some cases due to regulations and/or financial reasons. We use a cutting-stock formulation to redesign parking lots that are rectangular in shape but with various dimensions in order to maximize the number of parking stalls. Spreadsheets are used to facilitate pattern generation and Excel Solver add-in is used to solve the optimization model for a set of selected parking lots at a university campus and we obtained improvements up to 22% more parking stalls per lot.
Cutting-stock model, optimization, parking, pattern generation
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Primary Language en Engineering Articles Orcid: 0000-0003-1308-5122Author: Gonca YILDIRIM (Primary Author)Institution: CANKAYA UNIVERSITYCountry: Turkey Orcid: 0000-0001-5507-9359Author: Bora YILDIRIMInstitution: KIRIKKALE ÜNİVERSİTESİCountry: Turkey Orcid: 0000-0001-6334-5880Author: Benhür SATIRInstitution: CANKAYA UNIVERSITYCountry: Turkey
 Bibtex @research article { cankujse556478, journal = {Cankaya University Journal of Science and Engineering}, issn = {1309-6788}, eissn = {2564-7954}, address = {Cankaya University}, year = {2019}, volume = {16}, pages = {1 - 16}, doi = {}, title = {Design of a Rectangular Parking Lot Using a Cutting-Stock Formulation}, key = {cite}, author = {YILDIRIM, Gonca and YILDIRIM, Bora and SATIR, Benhür} } APA YILDIRIM, G , YILDIRIM, B , SATIR, B . (2019). Design of a Rectangular Parking Lot Using a Cutting-Stock Formulation. Cankaya University Journal of Science and Engineering, 16 (1), 1-16. Retrieved from http://dergipark.org.tr/cankujse/issue/45603/556478 MLA YILDIRIM, G , YILDIRIM, B , SATIR, B . "Design of a Rectangular Parking Lot Using a Cutting-Stock Formulation". Cankaya University Journal of Science and Engineering 16 (2019): 1-16 Chicago YILDIRIM, G , YILDIRIM, B , SATIR, B . "Design of a Rectangular Parking Lot Using a Cutting-Stock Formulation". Cankaya University Journal of Science and Engineering 16 (2019): 1-16 RIS TY - JOUR T1 - Design of a Rectangular Parking Lot Using a Cutting-Stock Formulation AU - Gonca YILDIRIM , Bora YILDIRIM , Benhür SATIR Y1 - 2019 PY - 2019 N1 - DO - T2 - Cankaya University Journal of Science and Engineering JF - Journal JO - JOR SP - 1 EP - 16 VL - 16 IS - 1 SN - 1309-6788-2564-7954 M3 - UR - Y2 - 2019 ER - EndNote %0 Cankaya University Journal of Science and Engineering Design of a Rectangular Parking Lot Using a Cutting-Stock Formulation %A Gonca YILDIRIM , Bora YILDIRIM , Benhür SATIR %T Design of a Rectangular Parking Lot Using a Cutting-Stock Formulation %D 2019 %J Cankaya University Journal of Science and Engineering %P 1309-6788-2564-7954 %V 16 %N 1 %R %U ISNAD YILDIRIM, Gonca , YILDIRIM, Bora , SATIR, Benhür . "Design of a Rectangular Parking Lot Using a Cutting-Stock Formulation". Cankaya University Journal of Science and Engineering 16 / 1 (May 2019): 1-16.