Computer-Aided Manufacturing Layout Design


COALA - 5474

Keywords CAPP, shop-floor layout design


Start Date: 01-JAN-91 / Duration: 36 months

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Objectives and Approach

The objective of this project is to solve the layout design problem of a manufacturing shop-floor, developing the most appropriate mathematical approaches and algorithms, and, when applicable, an expert system approach. These elements will be integrated in one software prototype which will provide the facility to evaluate a number of alternative designs in a user-friendly, interactive way.

The project will develop a software package made up of:

The work will take account of the most current data formats in use for the specification of production systems, and the tools used for logistics, maintenance, production planning and physical design.

The project approach will be based on:


CONTACT POINT

Mr P.H. Daoust
CAP GEMINI SESA BELGIUM
Boulevard de la Woluwe 2
B - 1150 BRUXELLES
tel: + 32/ 2-770 00 53
fax: + 32/ 2-770 01 72
telex: 246824

Participants

CAP GEMINI SESA BELGIUM - B - C
ILOG SA - F - P
SERETE PRODUCTIQUE - F - P
UNIVERSITE LIBRE DE BRUXELLES - B - P
ORBIS GMBH - D - P
INRIA - F - P


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COALA - 5474, December 1993


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