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Modeling, Simulation, And Control Of Flexible Manufacturing Systems : A Petri Net Approach - MengChu Zhou

Modeling, Simulation, And Control Of Flexible Manufacturing Systems

A Petri Net Approach

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Published: 29th January 1999
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One critical barrier leading to successful implementation of flexible manufacturing and related automated systems is the ever-increasing complexity of their modelling, analysis, simulation, and control. Research and development over the last three decades has provided new theories and graphical tools, based on Petri nets and related concepts for the design of such systems. The purpose of this book is to introduce a set of Petri-net-based tools and methods to address a variety of problems associated with the design and implementation of flexible manufacturing systems 9FMSs), with several implementation examples. There are there ways this book will directly benefit readers, First, the book will allow engineers and managers who are responsible for the design and implementation of modern manufacturing systems to evaluate Petri nets for applications in their work. Second, it will provide sufficient breadth and depth to allow development of Petri-net-based industrial applications. Third, it will allow the basic Petri net material to be taught to industrial practitioners, students, and academic researchers much more efficiently. This will foster further research and applications of Petri nets in aiding the successful implementation of advanced manufacturing systems.

Preface
Introductionp. 1
Flexible Manufacturing Systems: An Overviewp. 15
Petri Nets as Integrated Tool and Methodology in FMS Designp. 39
Fundamentals of Petri Netsp. 59
Modeling FMS with Petri Netsp. 91
FMS Performance Analysisp. 147
Petri Net Simulation and Toolsp. 177
Performance Evaluation of Push and Pull Paradigms in Flexible Automationp. 195
Augmented-Timed Petri Nets for Modeling Breakdown Handlingp. 223
Real-Time Petri Nets for Discrete Event Controlp. 241
Comparison of Real-Time Petri Nets and Ladder Logic Diagramsp. 259
An Object-Oriented Design Methodology for Development of FMS Control Softwarep. 303
Scheduling Using Petri Netsp. 333
Petri Nets and Future Researchp. 365
Bibliographyp. 377
Indexp. 403
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ISBN: 9789810230296
ISBN-10: 981023029X
Series: Series in Intelligent Control and Intelligent Automation
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 428
Published: 29th January 1999
Country of Publication: SG
Dimensions (cm): 22.45 x 16.31  x 2.72
Weight (kg): 0.72