Energy Efficiency Analysis for a Casting Production System
Paper i proceeding, 2011

A growing number of manufacturing industries are initiating efforts to address sustainability issues. A study by the National Association of Manufacturers indicated that the manufacturing sector currently accounts for over a third of all energy consumed in the United States. There are many areas and opportunities to reduce energy costs and pollution emissions within a manufacturing facility. One way to achieve an energy efficient manufacturing system is to measure and evaluate the combined impact of process energy from manufacturing operations, their resources (e.g., plant floor equipment), and facility energy from building services (e.g., ventilation, lighting). In this paper, issues associated with integrating production system, process energy, and facility energy to improve manufacturing sustainability are explored. A modeling and simulation case study of analyzing energy consumption in a precision casting operation is discussed.

Författare

Jonatan Berglund

Chalmers, Produkt- och produktionsutveckling, Produktionssystem

John Michaloski

Jorge Arinez

Swee Leong

Guodong Shao

Frank Riddick

Stephan Biller

Proceedings of the 2011 Winter Simulation Conference

Vol. 2011 1060-1071

Ämneskategorier

Produktionsteknik, arbetsvetenskap och ergonomi

Annan maskinteknik

Drivkrafter

Hållbar utveckling

Styrkeområden

Produktion

ISBN

978-1-4577-2109-0

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2017-10-06