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PRESIS — A Processor Tool for the Simulation of Flexible Assembly Systems

  • Owe Rettich
  • Manfred Scheifele
Conference paper

Abstract

Simulation is an important method in planning and designing flexible assembly systems. Improved tools are required to support the user in experimenting with models. A good compromise between the userfriendliness end modelling power is the following processor concept which offers a comfortable software environment on the basis of the higher discrete-event simulation language SLAM. PRESIS consists of a menuedriven, graphic-supported model editor to create and change models and the generator for the corresponding simulation programs. Although restricted to some typical cases, the modular concept renders possible the incorporation of new features.

Keywords

Assembly System Conveyor Belt Throughput Time Circle Structure Lation Program 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • Owe Rettich
    • 1
  • Manfred Scheifele
    • 1
  1. 1.Fraunhofer-Institute for Industrial Engineering (IAO)StuttgartGermany

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