Title: A simulation-based scheduling system for a textile plant

Authors: Semra Tunali

Addresses: Department of Industrial Engineering, Dokuz Eylul University, 35100 Izmir, Turkey

Abstract: This paper reports a research and development of a simulation-based scheduling system for a textile plant located in Izmir, Turkey.The system consists of four modules: User Interface Module; Order Processing Module; Simulation-Based Scheduler; Report Module. The system is implemented using the software environments, ARENA, ACCESS and Microsoft Visual Basic and planned to be used as a decision support tool at the operational level.

Keywords: simulation; scheduling; decision-support; textile production systems; modular system.

DOI: 10.1504/IJCAT.2004.003643

International Journal of Computer Applications in Technology, 2004 Vol.19 No.2, pp.119 - 124

Published online: 08 Oct 2003 *

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