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Discrete-Event Modelling of Conveyor Lines


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  • Tymohyn Volodymyr M.

    (Donetsk National University)

  • Podskrebko Oleksandr S.

    (Donetsk National University)

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    The goal of the article is a study of specific features of application of discrete-event modelling in the process of making managerial decisions connected with re-trimming of a conveyor line of a major industrial enterprise. Analysing and systemising scientific works of domestic and foreign scientists, the author focuses on insufficiency of development of issues connected with application of simulation modelling to re-trimming of conveyor lines. The article considers aspects of discrete-event modelling in the process of making managerial decisions connected with identification of bottle-necks of the system using methodology of the limitations theory and analysis of possibilities of their elimination, i.e. increase of effectiveness of system functioning. The author provides a discrete-event model of the process of compressor assembly. The provided model allows detection of bottle-necks in the system and also analysis of various possibilities of their elimination.

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    Article provided by RESEARCH CENTRE FOR INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT PROBLEMS of NAS (KHARKIV, UKRAINE), Kharkiv National University of Economics in its journal Business Inform.

    Volume (Year): (2013)
    Issue (Month): 9 ()
    Pages: 78_84

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    Handle: RePEc:idp:bizinf:y:2013:i:9:p:78_84

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    Keywords: system of operation management; simulation modelling; discrete-event modelling; limitations theory; kaizen; making managerial decisions; management of changes;


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