A PRIORITY RULE BASED PRODUCTION SCHEDULING MODULE ON FABORG-SIM SIMULATION TOOL
This paper presents the development of a priority, rule-based, a production scheduling module for the Faborg-Sim simulation tool with ten priority rules. Faborg-Sim consists of three modules, i.e., modelling, simulation, and performance evaluation. In this study, a detailed conceptual framework was defined and a case study was modelled and evaluated for a machine parts manufacturing system by using Faborg-Sim. The simulations were run using only six selected priority rules for the information on customers’ orders in order to integrate the scheduling module in Faborg-Sim. Simulation models were run separately for each priority rule of scheduling to obtain the best performance of the production schedule. After repeating the simulations, performance measurement parameters were obtained and evaluated on a relative basis.
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