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Utilising dynamic factory simulation to improve unit cost estimation and aid design decisions

Jinks, Stuart, Scanlan, Jim, Reed, Philippa and Wiseall, Steve (2011) Utilising dynamic factory simulation to improve unit cost estimation and aid design decisions In Proceedings of the 2010 Winter Simulation Conference (WSC). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers., pp. 1758-1766. (doi:10.1109/WSC.2010.5678893).

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Utilising dynamic simulation methods to estimate manufacturing resources, can improve unit cost estimation and aid design decisions. This paper introduces a framework specification that combines Computer Aided Design (CAD), Computer Aided Process Planning (CAPP) and Discrete Event Simulation (DES) technologies. The framework is used to aid a design team in understanding the consequences of design decisions in terms of cost and manufacturing resources, by returning unit cost and manufacturing based results, directly to the design team, within the design environment. Dynamic Resource Estimation System (DRES) is a system being developed to implement the framework and is presented in this paper

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Published date: January 2011
Venue - Dates: 2010 Winter Simulation Conference, United States, 2010-12-05 - 2010-12-08


Local EPrints ID: 183941
ISBN: 978-1-4244-9866-6
PURE UUID: 3802057e-ad21-44ab-877a-ed7944eb86cf
ORCID for Philippa Reed: ORCID iD

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Date deposited: 04 May 2011 14:19
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 11:54

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Author: Stuart Jinks
Author: Jim Scanlan
Author: Philippa Reed ORCID iD
Author: Steve Wiseall

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