Designing a Manufacturing Policy Using the Reference Approach and Alternative System Dynamics Support Methods

  • Julio Macedo
Conference paper

Abstract

The purpose of this paper is to compare the efficiency and robustness of policies obtained using alternative system dynamics support methods. The comparison shows the need for creating new methods which combine the efficiency of the optimization methods with the robustness of the modal methods. One of these hybrid methods is the recently developed reference approach which exhibits the best efficiency and robustness.

Keywords

Milling Hull Settling 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Julio Macedo
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  1. 1.Institut de Strategies Industrielles et CorporativesHullCanada

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