Optimisation De La Repartition Des Palettes Dans Un Atelier Flexible

  • Yves Dallery
Session 20 Production Automation
Part of the Lecture Notes in Control and Information Sciences book series (LNCIS, volume 63)


In a flexible manufacturing system, the pallet, which is the physical system on which the part is fixed, is a limited resource. Moreover, for each part type, a specific pallet type is needed. The number of pallets of each type is an important parameter because the performances of the flexible manufacturing system will be dependent on it.

In this paper, an algorithm for the optimization of the pallet numbers is proposed. It uses an analytical method which enables to evaluate the performances of a flexible manufacturing system ensuring a prescribed product mix. This method enables to determine, for a given configuration of pallets, the critical pallet type.


Flexible Manufacturing System Queue Network Model Atelier Flexible Rent Type Nous Montrons 
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© Springer-Verlag 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • Yves Dallery
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Laboratoire d'Automatique de Grenoble (L.A. 228,CNRS)Institut National Polytechnique de GrenobleSaint-Martin d'HèresFrance
  2. 2.Automatique Industrielle S.A.SuresnesFrance

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