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WSC
1996
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Scalable simulation models for construction operations
Construction operations are often repetitive not only in terms of time (the same tasks are performed over and over) but also in terms of space (the same tasks are repeated at seve...
Photios G. Ioannou, Julio C. Martínez
WSC
1994
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Downtime data - its collection, analysis, and importance
Until the day when plant production personnel and equipment have no downtime, proper collection and analysis of downtime data will be essential to the development of valid, credib...
Edward J. Williams
WSC
1997
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A Simulation-Based Backward Planning Approach for Order-Release
The problem of order release planning for a make-toorder production facility is addressed. Traditionally, order-release planning in a multi-stage shop is performed with material r...
Edward F. Watson, Deborah J. Medeiros, Randall P. ...
WSC
1997
9 years 10 months ago
A Stochastic Disk I/O Simulation Technique
In this paper, we describe a technique to construct accurate stochastic simulation models from acquired trace data. The resulting simulation models accept input trace data and ret...
Niki C. Thornock, Xiao-Hong Tu, J. Kelly Flanagan
WSC
1997
9 years 10 months ago
Simulation of the Queston Physician Network
This paper examines the construction and implementation of a simulation model that supports the design and development of the Queston Physician Network. Queston seeks to partner w...
James R. Swisher, J. Brian Jun, Sheldon H. Jacobso...
WSC
1997
9 years 10 months ago
Application of Simulation Modeling to Emergency Population Evacuation
A simulation model was developed to predict with a certain degree of probability the optimal escape routs from the coastal areas of the Rio Grand Valley. Along with that, the mode...
Kambiz Farahmand
WSC
1997
9 years 10 months ago
Million Dollar Logistic Decisions Using Simulation
This paper presents the development of a flexible simulation model of the rail operations at the Tropicana facility in Bradenton, Florida. The complexity of the process and system...
Michael Carr, Howard Way
WSC
1997
9 years 10 months ago
Simulation of Group Work Processes in Manufacturing
This article describes how a manufacturing system with working people can be modeled and simulated, wherein the focus is on the organizational processes of the people itself. Expl...
Willi Bernhard, Axel Schilling
WSC
2000
9 years 10 months ago
Using simulation for manufacturing process reengineering: a practical case study
This paper presents a simulation study carried out to solve a problem of manufacturing process reengineering. The specific company in which the study took place is a medium size m...
Lisete Silva, Ana Luisa Ramos, Pedro M. Vilarinho
WSC
2000
9 years 10 months ago
Understanding the impact of equipment and process changes with a heterogeneous semiconductor manufacturing simulation environmen
Simulation models are useful to predict and understand the impact of changes to a manufacturing system. Typical factory simulation models include the parts being manufactured in t...
Jeffrey W. Herrmann, Brian F. Conaghan, Laurent He...
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