Simulation of Manufacturing Systems
Giving results based on representative data of real systems, this book illustrates the features of Flexible Manufacturing Systems and their construction. Examples of systems are given to illustrate their operating complexities and further discussion highlights planning problems associated with getting the systems up and running.
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Types of simulation and the flow of time
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activity cycle diagram approach ARRIVE attribute Average number BEGIN buffer capacity cell chapter clock complete component consider continuous conveyor decision define described detail developed discussed display distribution DURATION ECSL effect empty entities event example facilities Figure FIND fixture flexible given gives graphics handling Histogram idle initial introduced involved language LEAVE load stations load-unload logic machine manufacturing systems means method move movement necessary normally number in queue observed obtained occupied operation output package pallet performed period placed planning position possible present probably problem production random number READY record robot rules shift shows simple simulation specified stage started statements statistics storage Table track TRANSFER unloading Utilization values variables various vehicle waiting workstation