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 Rui Li,Yu-jun Liu and Kunihiro Hamada.Research on the ITOC Based Scheduling System for Ship Piping Production[J].Journal of Marine Science and Application,2010,(4):355-362.
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Research on the ITOC Based Scheduling System for Ship Piping Production


Research on the ITOC Based Scheduling System for Ship Piping Production
Rui Li Yu-jun Liu and Kunihiro Hamada
Rui Li Yu-jun Liu and Kunihiro Hamada
1. School of Naval Architecture, Dalian University of Technology, Dalian 116024, China 2. Graduate School of Engineering, Hiroshima University, 7398511, Japan
piping factory scheduling system ITOC
Manufacturing of ship piping systems is one of the major production activities in shipbuilding. The schedule of pipe production has an important impact on the master schedule of shipbuilding. In this research, the ITOC concept was introduced to solve the scheduling problems of a piping factory, and an intelligent scheduling system was developed. The system, in which a product model, an operation model, a factory model, and a knowledge database of piping production were integrated, automated the planning process and production scheduling. Details of the above points were discussed. Moreover, an application of the system in a piping factory, which achieved a higher level of performance as measured by tardiness, lead time, and inventory, was demonstrated.


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