The analysis of a conveyor-serviced production station

W.M. Nawijn, R. de Jonge

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Abstract

This paper gives a queuing analysis of a conveyor-serviced production station using a state-dependent sequential range policy for unloading units from the conveyor into a reserve. The stationary distribution of the number of units in the reserve and the expected delay per unit processed are derived for a Poisson arrival process. The form of the optimal unloading policy, which minimizes the expected delay, will be established.
Original languageUndefined
Pages (from-to)67-74
JournalEuropean journal of operational research
Volume6
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1981

Keywords

  • IR-68735

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