Fluctuations of the production output of transfer lines

The fluctuations around the average throughput delivered by simple production system were investigated using a fluid modeling approach. A special consideration is paid to the buffered production dipole for which an explicit estimation for an stationary variance of the throughput is calculated.

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Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing, 11, 2, 183-189
Kluwer Academic Publishers
09565515 (ISSN)
Département de Microtechnique, Institut de Microtechnique, E.P.F.L, CH-1015 Lausanne, Switzerland Dept. de Mathématiques, E.P.F.L, CH-1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
Cited By (since 1996): 6
Export Date: 6 December 2012
Source: Scopus
Language of Original Document: English
Correspondence Address: Ciprut, Philippe; E.P.F.L., Lausanne, Switzerland
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Scopus: 2-s2.0-0033751531

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