Heuristics for dynamic selection and routing of parts in an FMS

Armin Shmilovici, Oded Z. Maimon

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Abstract

As part of a hierarchical production control system, a policy is proposed for the admittance of new parts to a flexible manufacturing system (FMS) together with three different heuristics for dynamic routing of parts. The heuristics that consider the process plan's flexibility with respect to machines and operations are based upon fixed priorities, least reduction in entropy, and minimum flow resistance. The heuristics are simulated for different FMS characteristics and the results are analyzed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)285-296
Number of pages12
JournalJournal of Manufacturing Systems
Volume11
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - 1992

Keywords

  • Dynamic Routing
  • FMS Control
  • Flow Control
  • Jobshop FMS

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