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Real-Time Scheduling of Mixed Model Assembly Line with Large Variety and Low Volume Based on Event-Triggered Simulated Annealing (ETSA)

Chunzhi Cai, Shulin Kan, Sang-Bing Tsai
2021 Mathematical Problems in Engineering  
This paper proposed a simulated annealing algorithm to solve the real-time scheduling problem of large variety and low-volume mixed model assembly line.  ...  This algorithm obtains three groups of optimal solutions and the optimal scheduling scheme of multiple products, with the shortest product completion time and the lowest cost.  ...  Introduction Mixed model assembly line is a flexible and cost-effective production system [1] , but is always difficult for scheduling. e structure and process of productions are similar in the mixed  ... 
doi:10.1155/2021/6657506 fatcat:fgbli4mx7zgvzftwgvynmpo6jy

Effects of process commonalities in production system under various uncertain factors

M. A. Wazed, Shamsuddin Ahmed, Nukman Yusoff
2009 2009 International Conference for Technical Postgraduates (TECHPOS)  
The throughput of finished products and average production time of the system are examined. Simulation models are developed, verified and validated with the historical data from a company.  ...  In this paper, the authors studied the effects of process commonality and uncertain factors (viz. lead time, machine breakdown etc.) on deliverable parameters of a multi product, multi-period and multistage  ...  Each production line contains 3 (three) different processing (viz. assembly, inspection and packing operation) and ended up with single end products after the assembly operation.  ... 
doi:10.1109/techpos.2009.5412118 fatcat:ye5qmjmmuvb3xcy3lefqzs2p4u

Using simulation to improve planning decisions in mixed-model assembly lines

Alexander Biele, Lars Monch
2015 2015 Winter Simulation Conference (WSC)  
An aggregated simulation model of the assembly line is described.  ...  In this paper, we discuss an optimization problem for mixed-model assembly lines in the aerospace industry.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The authors would like to thank Timm Ziarnetzky for setting up the simulation environment.  ... 
doi:10.1109/wsc.2015.7408328 dblp:conf/wsc/BieleM15 fatcat:zpjlioyqinam3gumjs6qv3mucu

Robust production planning and control for multi-stage systems with flexible final assembly lines

Dávid Gyulai, András Pfeiffer, László Monostori
2016 International Journal of Production Research  
In the paper, a simulation-based optimisation method is proposed that utilises lower level shop floor data to calculate robust production plans for final assembly lines of a flexible, multi-stage production  ...  The analysed multi-stage system is operated with a pull strategy, which means that the production at the final assembly lines generates demands for the preceding stages providing the assembled components  ...  Disclosure statement No potential conflict of interest was reported by the authors.  ... 
doi:10.1080/00207543.2016.1198506 fatcat:uxnboumfz5arpfkm3rpbrsupgu

Mixed model assembly line balancing problem with fuzzy operation times and drifting operations

Weida Xu, Tianyuan Xiao
2008 2008 Winter Simulation Conference  
This paper considers a special type of assembly line balancing problem with mixed models, fuzzy operation times and drifting operations, which has the objective of minimizing the total work overload time  ...  Assembly line balancing problem (ALBP) means assigning a series of task elements to uniform sequential stations under certain restrictions.  ...  Unlike the case of a single model line, different models of a product are assembled on a mixed model assembly line. The models are launched to the line one after another.  ... 
doi:10.1109/wsc.2008.4736263 dblp:conf/wsc/XuX08 fatcat:2yrlsx7jwvgpndj3anziatzxwi

Robust production planning and capacity control for flexible assembly lines

Dávid Gyulai, Botond Kádár, László Monosotori
2015 IFAC-PapersOnLine  
In the paper, a combined production planning and capacity control method for assembly lines is proposed aiming at balancing the workload of the human operators and decreasing the overall production costs  ...  Instead of using the idealistic cycle times and simple manufacturing control rules, the proposed planning and control methodology is based on adaptive calculations taken from continuously updated historical  ...  Flexible assembly lines In the automotive industry, the cars themselves are usually assembled on platform-based mixed-model assembly lines, while most of the main components are produced in flexible assembly  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ifacol.2015.06.432 fatcat:p35ts72cz5ge7fz4wsdgxswuay

Simplification and aggregation strategies applied for factory analysis in conceptual phase using simulation

Matias Urenda Moris, Amos H.C. Ng, Jacob Svensson
2008 2008 Winter Simulation Conference  
Data inputs are simplified by the use of Effective Process Time distributions and a novel aggregation method for product mix cycle time differences.  ...  This paper presents how simplification and aggregation strategies are incorporated in a modeling, simulation and analysis tool, with the aim of supporting decision making in conceptual phase.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The authors gratefully acknowledge VINNOVA, Sweden, for the provision of research funding (within the MERA framework) and the industrial partner companies, including Volvo Cars Corporation  ... 
doi:10.1109/wsc.2008.4736283 dblp:conf/wsc/MorisNS08 fatcat:7x65z3qfirfdppca2vlhimjd6q

Multi-Objective Optimization on a Sequencing Planning of Mixed-Model Assembly Line

Yoshiaki SHIMIZU, Toshiya WAKI, Jae-Kyu. YOO
2011 Journal of Advanced Mechanical Design, Systems, and Manufacturing  
For recent years, we have been studying a sequencing problem of mixed-model assembly line that is operated under continuous and leveling production and includes a lot production line as its preceding process  ...  According to diversified customer demands and global competition, introduction of mixed-model assembly lines becomes popular to realize the small-lot-multi-kinds production in a rational way.  ...  To cope with such circumstances, assembly line is shifting to the mixed-model assembly line where multiple models are to be produced constantly every cycle time.  ... 
doi:10.1299/jamdsm.5.274 fatcat:3qmi2yzp4ffrdg3x4nptg7oeza

Assembly Line Balancing Using Fuzzy Logic: A Case Study of a Tricycle Assembly Line

Anthony I. Unuigbe, Henry A. Unuigbe, Eddy O. Aigboje, Polycarp A. Ehizibue
2016 Open Journal of Optimization  
MATLAB simulation software was used in the analysis of the primary and secondary data obtained from the assembly line under study.  ...  The application of fuzzy logic in balancing a single model tricycle assembly line is presented in this study.  ...  Olusegun Adekoya ( Boulous Enterprises Limited, Lagos, Nigeria) for provision of relevant information and secondary data.  ... 
doi:10.4236/ojop.2016.52008 fatcat:4fk6wlauffhqfap7citro7zgda

Modeling and simulation of hard disk dive final assembly usign a HDD template

Ahad Ali, Robert de Souza
2007 2007 Winter Simulation Conference  
The study shows how modeling and simulation tools can be used and integrated to implement highly automated systems for industrial processes and deal with flexible products.  ...  A HDD template is designed and developed for modeling and simulation for final assembly of hard disk drive (HDD) manufacturing using Arena.  ...  Hasgül and Büyüksünetçi (2005) used simulation modeling to analyze a new mixed model production line.  ... 
doi:10.1109/wsc.2007.4419784 dblp:conf/wsc/AliS07 fatcat:ntxedpe47zfg3pqyq2wraopkne

Modeling and simulation of bus assem-bling process using DES/ABS approach

2017 Advances in Distributed Computing and Artificial Intelligence Journal  
Kluska Modeling and simulation of bus assembling process using DES/ABS approach ADCAIJABSTRACT Agent based modeling; simulation; assembling; production plant.  ...  Kluska Modeling and simulation of bus assembling process using DES/ABS approach • base agent -contractor, • team agent.  ...  ., 2015) focus on mixed-model assembly line sequencing which includes determination of a production sequence for multiple products along a single assembly line.  ... 
doi:10.14201/acaij2017615972 fatcat:ozstsvlodvhtdnuprnlm2xucoe

Robust optimization in production engineering – methods and application

Adrian Knapczyk, Sławomir Francik, Marcin Jewiarz, Krzysztof Mudryk, Marek Wróbel, A. Szeląg-Sikora
2019 E3S Web of Conferences  
The aim of the work was to indicate the main methods and examples of applications of robust optimization in the area of production engineering.  ...  The main areas of application were: the scheduling of projects and tasks, production planning, and risk management.  ...  Acknowledgements This research was financed by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Republic of Poland (Faculty of Production and Power Engineering, University of Agriculture in Krakow).  ... 
doi:10.1051/e3sconf/201913201007 fatcat:gxptl33rjjfsflf2qm4wq447yi

Simulation and optimization of logistics distribution for an engine production line

Lijun Song, Shanying Jin, Pengfei Tang
2016 Journal of Industrial Engineering and Management  
Findings: The optimization plan is efficient to improve Logistics distribution efficiency, production of assembly line efficiency and reduce the storage of production line Originality/value: Based on the  ...  study of the modeling and simulation of engine production logistics distribution system, the result reflects some influence factors about production logistics system, which has reference value to improving  ...  Acknowledgments This work is funded by The Fundamental and Advanced Research Projects of Chongqing city in China (CSTC2013jcyjA0564).  ... 
doi:10.3926/jiem.1555 fatcat:vz24opuo7fbftglbqa75wun6yi

Simulation Support in Construction Uncertainty Management: a Production Modelling Approach

András Pfeiffer, Botond Kádár, Gábor Bohács, Dániel Gáspár
2016 Periodica Polytechnica Transportation Engineering  
Following this analogy, the paper proposes the application of a discrete-event simulation based method which was already applied in the decision-support for manufacturing control to develop the decision-support  ...  The execution of construction projects such as a highway construction or the elevation of a new bridge is a complex, highly equipment-intensive process and are subject to many different uncertainties.  ...  Acknowledgement This research has been supported by the NFÜ (NDA -National Development Agency) under the grant name KTIA_ AIK_12-1-2013-0009 -"Építési folyamatok kutatása", with a total budget of 419.904.851  ... 
doi:10.3311/pptr.8547 fatcat:5snsaissdfbvnpuqkuhceasmnu

Production simulation education using rapid modeling and optimization: Successful studies

Marcus Frantzen, Amos H. C. Ng
2015 2015 Winter Simulation Conference (WSC)  
A common issue facing many simulation educators is that students usually spend excessive time to struggle with the programming and statistic parts of the simulation courses, and simply very little time  ...  A new set of educational courses has since then been developed around the software for teaching production systems analysis, with both the campus students and managers/engineers from industry in mind.  ...  Production volume and variant mix Abstraction and modeling Availability and MTTR Processing time Bottleneck analysis Pallets/carriers Buffers Machine alternatives Other What-If Main results  ... 
doi:10.1109/wsc.2015.7408512 dblp:conf/wsc/FrantzenN15 fatcat:lh5p44qldfdgdbxncgceraji3y
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