Planning in assembly systems – A common modeling for products and resources
Paper in proceedings, 2012

This paper presents a method for modeling robot and human resources in the context of assembly systems planning. In assembly systems, several redundant resources can be used to increase system flexibility. However, the “quality” of a sequence planning strongly depends on the “quality” of the system modeling. Furthermore, occurrence of unexpected events or variations in availability of resources may have significant impact on the actual planning. Instead of using simplistic models such as available or unavailable resources, the method presented in this paper proposes a more detailed modeling of resource abilities. Products and resources are considered on the same levels and matched together on a final step. The aim of this modeling is to permit analyses and to increase system flexibility.

resource planning

sequence planning

assembly system

System flexibility

Author

Julien Provost

Chalmers, Signals and Systems, Systems and control, Automation

Bengt Lennartson

Chalmers, Signals and Systems, Systems and control, Automation

Martin Fabian

Chalmers, Signals and Systems, Systems and control, Automation

Åsa Fasth

Chalmers, Product and Production Development, Production Systems

Johan Stahre

Chalmers, Product and Production Development, Production Systems

Emerging Technologies & Factory Automation (ETFA)

6489594

Subject Categories

Computer and Information Science

Areas of Advance

Production

DOI

10.1109/ETFA.2012.6489594

ISBN

9781467347372

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11/5/2018