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Annals of Computer Science and Information Systems, Volume 9

Position Papers of the 2016 Federated Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems

Simulation model of robotic manufacturing line

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15439/2016F307

Citation: Position Papers of the 2016 Federated Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems, M. Ganzha, L. Maciaszek, M. Paprzycki (eds). ACSIS, Vol. 9, pages 107113 ()

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Abstract. The problem of production flow in the manufacturing line is analyzed. The machines can be operated by workers or by robots. Since breakdowns and human factors affect the destabilization of the production processes, robots are preferred to apply. The problem is how to determine the real difference in work efficiency between human and robot. Analysis of the productivity and reliability of the press shop lines operated by human operators or industrial robots are presented. Simulation models have been developed taking into account stochastic parameters of availability and reliability of the machines, operators and robots. We apply OEE (Overall Equipment Effectiveness) indicator to present how the availability and reliability parameters influence over performance of the workstation, in particular in the short time and long time period. Also the stability of simulation model was analyzed.


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