Sanjib Kumar SAREN, Florin BLAGA, Tiberiu VESSELENYI


This paper is focused on modeling and simulation of a flexible manufacturing cell implementing hierarchical techniques based on Colored Timed Petri Nets. In this flexible cell we process different types of parts according to decisions proposed on transition to analyze the processing time based on priority rules. The model is based on a cell from Faculty of Managerial and Technological Engineering, University of Oradea. In this work, we evaluate the overall performance of the cell which can be used to assist decisions for production planning.

Key words: flexible manufacturing cell, hierarchy, color timed Petri Nets, priority rules, simulation.

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