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Real-time scheduling of production with dynamic setup changes
Author(s): Sherman X. Bai; Javed H. Burhanpurwala
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Paper Abstract

In this paper we discuss the approach to model a real-time control system for a two part type, two machine, two buffer manufacturing system with finite set-up change times for machines. The environment is stochastic due to random machine breakdown and repair times. A four level hierarchical structure is used for this purpose. The objective is to minimize the work-in- process inventory while satisfying the demand. The demand rate is considered to be piece-wise constant. Simulations are made on the system to study its performance.

Paper Details

Date Published: 29 November 1993
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 2063, Vision, Sensors, and Control for Automated Manufacturing Systems, (29 November 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.164959
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Sherman X. Bai, Univ. of Florida (United States)
Javed H. Burhanpurwala, Univ. of Florida (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2063:
Vision, Sensors, and Control for Automated Manufacturing Systems
Scott S. Breidenthal; Alan A. Desrochers, Editor(s)

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