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Characteristics of optimal buffer allocation in unbalanced serial production lines

Thomas Kretz

Characteristics of optimal buffer allocation in unbalanced serial production lines

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Flexible manufacturing systems -- Computer simulation.,
  • Assembly-line methods -- Computer simulation.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Thomas Kretz.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination170 leaves, bound :
    Number of Pages170
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15537682M

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Characteristics of optimal buffer allocation in unbalanced serial production lines by Thomas Kretz Download PDF EPUB FB2

The optimal allocation of buffers in production lines is an important research issue in the design of a manufacturing system. We present a new hybrid algorithm for this complex design problem: the. Until today, very little is known about the buffer allocation problem and its solution for production lines with an unbalanced allocation of work.

This thesis determines properties and characteristics of the optimal buffer allocation for this line type with the aim of enhancing the existing knowledge about the problem and making a contribution Author: Thomas Kretz.

In this work, we investigate the optimal buffer allocation in short μ-balanced production lines consisting of machines that are subject to times and times to failure are assumed exponential, whereas service times are allowed to follow the Erlang-k distribution (with k=1, 2, 4 and 8).By an improved enumeration procedure and applying the evaluative algorithm of Heavey et al Cited by: on game theory, to solve the optimal buffer allocation problem in production lines.

We have incorporated the search algorithm within a simulator in order to optimize the performance of a production line. We have conducted experiments with this algorithm on some problems for File Size: Characteristics of optimal buffer allocation in unbalanced serial production lines book.

This paper deals with a buffer allocation problem in unpaced μ-unbalanced production line. Unpaced line is referred to a line with workstations act independently and the material is not pulled by demand but in push mode. In this study, the production line is considered unpaced, μ-unbalanced but reliable.

Mean processing time (μ) is the most difficult variable to fix constant in an actual Cited by: 2. balanced and unbalanced serial production lines, where workload allocation and variability are kept constant or vary along the line, respectively. In a number of computational.

Introduction. In this paper we present results for buffer allocation in closed serial production lines. Here a single buffer space is the room and the associated material handling equipment needed to store a single job that is work-in-progress, and buffer allocation is the specific placement of a limited number of buffer spaces in a production by:   The optimal allocation of buffer capacity in unbalanced production lines with reliable but variable workstations is a complex and little-researched topic.

Analytic formulas for the throughput of these lines do not exist, so simulation is the only practical alternative for estimating throughput. Exhaustive search over all possible buffer allocations quickly becomes impractical beyond short Cited by: An analysis of results given here demonstrate the following system characteristics.

When the number of stations in the production line increases, the average amount of unbalance in the optimal allocation remains about the same, but the increase in mean production rate obtained by using the optimal allocation rather than the balanced line becomes substantially by: The role of work in process inventory in serial production lines.

Operations Research, 36(2)–, S. Daskalaki and J. MacGregor Smith. Static routing in open finite queueing networks, Working paper. Daskalaki and J. MacGregor Smith. Optimal routing and buffer space allocation in series-parallel queueing networks, THE LINE BALANCING ALGORITHM FOR OPTIMAL BUFFER ALLOCATION IN PRODUCTION LINES Ömer Selvi M.S.

in Industrial Engineering Supervisor: Asst. Prof. Murat Fadıloğlu September, Buffer allocation is a challenging design problem in serial production lines that is often faced in the industry. Liberopoulos: Optimal Buffer Allocation in Production Lines under IB, EB, and CONWIP Policies 𝑀𝑀𝑛𝑛+1 as the echelon buffer following 𝑀𝑀𝑛𝑛 and we denote it by 𝐸𝐸𝑛𝑛, i.e., 𝐸𝐸𝑛𝑛= 𝐵𝐵𝑛𝑛∪⋯∪𝐵𝐵𝑁𝑁−1∪𝑀𝑀𝑛𝑛+y, the capacity of 𝐸𝐸𝑛𝑛.

Characterizing the optimal allocation of storage space in production line systems with variable processing times IIE Transactions, Vol. 32, No. 1 Optimal buffer allocation in short μ Cited by: Other relevant studies are [6], who used simulation to investigate the buffer allocation problem, [30], who studied the buffer allocation problem for unbalanced production lines, and [32], who presented a heuristic method for determining a near optimal buffer allocation in.

The objective of this paper is to present a search method for solving the buffer allocation problem in large reliable, balanced and unbalanced, production lines with computational efficiency. The proposed method is a simulated annealing approach that works in close cooperation with a.

In this paper we present results for buffer allocation in closed serial production lines. Here a single buffer space is the room and the associated material handling equipment needed to store a single job that is work-in-progress, and buffer allocation is the specific placement of a limited number of buffer spaces in a.

Nahas, N., Ait-Kadi, D., Nourelfath, M.: A new approach for buffer allocation in unreliable production lines. International Journal of Production Economics (2), – () CrossRef Google ScholarCited by: 3.

Keywords: buffer allocation problem, production lines, adaptive tabu search, combinatorial optimization. Introduction A production line consists of a serial arrangement of machines and buffer areas that divide the line into stages.

The performance of a production line is affected by both variations of the processing times and the reliability. In this paper, we address the problem of seeking optimal buffer configurations in unreliable production lines with the objective of maximising their production rates.

A fast algorithm is proposed for solving the problem. The key idea is to decompose a long production line into a set of overlapping three-machine two-buffer systems. The performance of the algorithm is demonstrated by Cited by: 5.

How to design a production line that has a bottleneck Problem: suppose we are designing a machine production line. The machines have been selected, and the only decision remaining is the amount of space to allocate for in-process inventory.

The common operation time is one operation per minute. The target production rate is parts per minute. Buffer Allocation Problem (BAP) Buffer Size Problem (BSP) The problem is studied by the scientific community in order to identify the location and/or the size of the inter-operational buffers, in order to minimize both cost and space, and maximize production Cited by: 3.

Jointly Optimized Buffer Allocation and Sequencing Rules for a FMS Arne Thesen and Jung-Tai Chen used a scheduling policy that allowed the cell to start production before there was room in the next input buffer. In the work described here, this is not allowed (the cell is idle if all that the effect of optimal buffer allocation is most.

Abstract: The problem of allocating buffer storage to serial production lines so as to maximise steady-state throughput is considered. Some researchers have previously developed rules of thumb for the optimum allocation of a given total amount of buffer space.

The acids and bases used in a buffer are quite weak and when a small amount of a strong acid or base is added, the pH doesn't change significantly. InDr. Norman Good described a set of 12 buffers called Good buffers.

The characteristics of these buffers make them very helpful in biological and biochemical research. break down effect in an automated transfer line. production rate in serial lines with unreliable machines [12].

A number of papers addressed numerical algorithms to calculate optimal buffer allocation [13]-[15]. Gershwin et al. applied decomposition methods with unreliable machines and finite buffers for small lines and then extended to the.

buffer allocation problem in reliable production lines. Furthermore, [BDI95] applied genetic algorithms for the buffer allocation in asyn-chronous assembly systems.

The objective of this paper is to present a search method for solving the buffer alloca-tion problem in large reliable, balanced and unbalanced, production lines with computa-tional. Optimal Buffer Allocation. Using the result of the above observation, we derive the optimal buffer allocation until is.

Moreover, total buffer-size until denote, Buffer-size allocation vector until denote (). To derive optimal buffer allocation, we define the below. Notations (): Buffer-size vector from to given. Title: The optimal buffer allocation problem - Information Theory, IEEE Transac tions on Author: IEEE Created Date: 2/25/ AM.

Maximize profit for production lines subject to a production rate target constraint. Process and machines have already been chosen (3 models). The deterministic processing time model of Gershwin (), (). The deterministic processing time model of Tolio, Matta, and Gersh-win ().

Production Rate Maximization Through Optimal Buffer Sizing, using Incorporated Approach of Response focuses on an optimal buffer storage sizing for this purpose. Buffer capacity is an important factor in design of production lines and impact on the production line.

This methodology with eliminating of. Optimal buffer allocation in serial production lines operating under Installation Buffer (IB), Echelon Buffer (EB), and CONWIP policies George Liberopoulos University of Thessaly Department of Mechanical Engineering Volos, Greece Presentation at 11th SMMSO JuneAcaya (Lecce), Italy.

and downtime distributions) and unbalanced. This work ® rst addresses the balanced case and then extends the results to the unbalanced one. Bu• er capacity allocation in production lines, similar to those addressed here, has been ® rst considered in the classic papers by Vladzievskii (, ), Sevastyanov (), and Buzacott ().

production lines of automated manufacturing systems (AMS) to augment throughputs is a pragmatic issue [1]. When network-flow production lines have frequent product changes and setup adjustments, the buffer allocations have to be altered accordingly to meet the required arrival rates and production rates.

The buffer resource allocation Author: 洪士程, 林謝興. This paper describes efficient algorithms for buffer space allocation. Much liter-ature analyzes the effects of machine unreliability and buffer sizes on system perfor-mance.

Less effort has been expended to develop methods for optimizing or improving the allocation of buffer space. This paper is a summary of Schor [44], in which can.

The data confirms the fact that this is a general truth. Although the RAM is large enough to hold the file i have created(My experimental machine has 4GB of RAM, and iam creating 1GB file for testing), i dont think a large portion of it is reserved for the buffer cache. That may be the reason for why iam able to still observe this characteristics.

AN INCLUSIVE PROBABILISTIC BUFFER ALLOCATION METHOD PRODUCTION PLANNING AND CONTROL that can protect the system. IPBAL adopts a mathematical solution to analyse the expected variability in project performance. The analyses are developed using the information provided by the project personnel at stage 1.

Figure 1. Modules and stages in IPBAL. Buffer allocation and usage Up: Point-to-Point Communication Next: Model implementation of buffered mode Previous: Semantics of point-to-point communication A user may specify a buffer to be used for buffering messages sent in.

This example (explained along the first half of the book) is incredible. It puts up-side down all the classical concepts of production planning and efficiency.

And the book “The Race” is a good Power-Point-Presentation-like summary of the DBR method (Drum-Buffer-Rope), with a slide on the left page and the explanations on the right page. The problem of the allocation and sizing of capacitors in unbalanced distribution systems with linear and non linear loads can be formulated as: min F (XU,) (1) subject to: gX(,0U)= (2) hX(,0U)≤ (3) where X is the system state vector (magnitudes and arguments of the phase-voltages), U is the capacitor units vector, placed at each bus.

The optimal buffering range for a buffer is the dissociation constant for the weak acid component of the buffer (pK a) plus or minus pH unit. Solubility in water. Biological reactions, for the most part, occur in aqueous environments, and the buffer should be water-soluble for this reason.

Exclusion by biological membranes. Thesis (PhD)--University of Pretoria, Investigating net ideal cycle time estimation and efficient buffer allocation for Body-in-White production linesAuthor: Willem Christoffel Grobler.V.

Anantharam, A. Ganesh/Buffer allocation in LCFS tandems We shall need the following assumption about the residual service time distribution: E[Yi(t)lge(t)]~3, l~i~d, () where/3 is a deterministic constant that does not depend on B(t).

Here Bi(t) denotes the amount of service already delivered to a customer in queue i, and Yi(t) the.Optimal buffer inventories for multistage production systems with failures Paul A. Jensen sizing for buffer inventories in a serial production system that is subject to random variations in the magnitude or timing of stage failures, repair times, and demands for finished goods.

of buffer capacity allocation.