A Study on Analytical Modeling for Machine Tool Production
Keiichi Ota*, Atsushi Matsubara*, and Hajime Mizuyama**
*Department of Micro Engineering, Kyoto University, Yoshida-honmachi, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8501, Japan
**Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Aoyama Gakuin University, 5-10-1 Fuchinobe, Chuo-ku, Sagamihara-shi, Kanagawa 252-5258, Japan
Machine tool production is dynamic and complex. Although significant research on short-term production planning has been done, it is still not clear how a shortterm production plan is made and conducted at an actual production site because implicit knowledge and know-how are often applied. In this study, we try to analyze production at an actual production site by modeling production system and short-term production planning. The results of the simulation using the model are compared with real machine tool production data and verified.
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