A network queuing approach for evaluation of performance measures in autonomous vehicle storage and retrieval systems
AbstractA network queuing approach is used to estimate performance measures for Autonomous Vehicle Storage and Retrieval (AVS/R) Systems using opportunistic interleaving. The model exploits the distribution of cycle types and random storage assumptions to estimate the proportion of single and dual command cycles in a system. Comparable in accuracy and computational efficiency to procedures based on standard queuing models, the proposed technique provides the additional advantage of flexibility for modeling the interfaces between a storage system and the overall material flow system in a facility. The procedure is demonstrated for a range of problem scenarios.
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Volume (Year): 193 (2009)
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Autonomous vehicle storage and retrieval systems Network queuing models Random storage Opportunistic interleaving;
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