Lab4 F09 - 10/14/2009 1 AutoMod Conveyor system Resources...

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10/14/2009 1 1 AutoMod • Conveyor system • Resources in Process system • Queues in Process system • Lab 4 preparation IE332 Fall 09 2 Process system: Contains model logic (the brain of your model) Only one per model but may contain many Systems in AutoMod Only one per model, but may contain many processes Movement systems: Unlimited number AGV (automated guided vehicle), Conveyor, etc. Static system IE332 Fall 09 Static system: Non-moving elements Enhance model graphics
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10/14/2009 2 3 Conveyor System Sections : segments of a conveyor on which loads travel – One-directional – Can differ in length width and speed Can differ in length, width, and speed Stations : locations at which loads get on or off a section. Stations can be placed anywhere on a section. Transfers : connections between two conveyor sections. For loads to move from one section to another, the two sections must be connected by a transfer IE332 Fall 09 4 Processes in Process System IE332 Fall 09
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10/14/2009 3 5 Loads in Process System IE332 Fall 09 6 Source File in Process System IE332 Fall 09
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10/14/2009 4 7 Loads : represent a quantity of product or material Processes : manufacturing procedures used Important Concepts in Process System : manufacturing procedures used to direct and control load movement Arriving procedure : a load’s instructions for a process Source file : contain one or more arriving procedures IE332 Fall 09 Resources : represent machines, operators, tools, fixtures, and other entities that process loads 8 Resources in Process System IE332 Fall 09
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10/14/2009 5 9 Queues in Process System Queue : represent a temporary holding area, such as a loading dock or a workbench. IE332 Fall 09 10 Entities : things in a simulation model cause system state to change, i.e., cause events to occur Entities in AutoMod IE332 Fall 09 • More entities: processes, etc.
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10/14/2009 6 11 Move : place the load in a specific place, e.g., a queue, a station Travel : cause the load to travel from one
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This note was uploaded on 01/19/2012 for the course IE 230 taught by Professor Xangi during the Spring '08 term at Purdue University-West Lafayette.

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Lab4 F09 - 10/14/2009 1 AutoMod Conveyor system Resources...

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