Simulation modeling of tool delivery system in a machining line

Benny Tjahjono, John Ladbrook

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding

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Abstract

This paper describes an industrial project aiming to enhance the existing simulation modeling suites used at a car engine factory in the UK. The company continues to enhance its simulation modeling capabilities towards so called the 'total plant modeling' which not only covers the production facilities but also key ancillary facilities. Tool delivery is one such ancillary process. The existing modeling practices at the company are limited to modeling tool changes and assume that tools meet their expected life and the replacement is always available. In reality, the tools are not always reaching the expected life, the facilities in the tool crib are a limiting resource and the tool inventory has to be minimized. The tool delivery system developed in this project has specific features that model how the tool crib operates, how tools are supplied to the machining lines and various operating strategies.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 2011 Winter Simulation Conference, WSC 2011
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
Pages2235-2244
Number of pages10
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-4577-2109-0, 978-1-4577-2106-9, 978-1-4577-2107-6
ISBN (Print)978-1-4577-2108-3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2011
Externally publishedYes
Event2011 Winter Simulation Conference, WSC 2011 - Phoenix, United States
Duration: 11 Dec 201114 Dec 2011

Conference

Conference2011 Winter Simulation Conference, WSC 2011
CountryUnited States
CityPhoenix
Period11/12/1114/12/11

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Simulation Modeling
Machining
Line
Computer simulation
Modeling
Feature Model
Replacement
Industrial plants
Industry
Engine
Railroad cars
Continue
Limiting
Cover
Engines
Resources

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Software
  • Modelling and Simulation
  • Computer Science Applications

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Tjahjono, B., & Ladbrook, J. (2011). Simulation modeling of tool delivery system in a machining line. In Proceedings of the 2011 Winter Simulation Conference, WSC 2011 (pp. 2235-2244). [6147935] Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.. https://doi.org/10.1109/WSC.2011.6147935

Simulation modeling of tool delivery system in a machining line. / Tjahjono, Benny; Ladbrook, John.

Proceedings of the 2011 Winter Simulation Conference, WSC 2011. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2011. p. 2235-2244 6147935.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding

Tjahjono, B & Ladbrook, J 2011, Simulation modeling of tool delivery system in a machining line. in Proceedings of the 2011 Winter Simulation Conference, WSC 2011., 6147935, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., pp. 2235-2244, 2011 Winter Simulation Conference, WSC 2011, Phoenix, United States, 11/12/11. https://doi.org/10.1109/WSC.2011.6147935
Tjahjono B, Ladbrook J. Simulation modeling of tool delivery system in a machining line. In Proceedings of the 2011 Winter Simulation Conference, WSC 2011. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. 2011. p. 2235-2244. 6147935 https://doi.org/10.1109/WSC.2011.6147935
Tjahjono, Benny ; Ladbrook, John. / Simulation modeling of tool delivery system in a machining line. Proceedings of the 2011 Winter Simulation Conference, WSC 2011. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2011. pp. 2235-2244
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