The overlapping envelopes of flexible transfer line robots allow continued processing of the products in case of robot failures. Markovian and simulation models are developed to estimate the effects of the different types of failure and repair processes on the performance of such lines.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||10|
|Journal||IIE Transactions (Institute of Industrial Engineers)|
|State||Published - Jun 1988|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering