Date of Award

1993

Degree Type

Thesis

Degree Name

M.A.Sc.

Department

Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering

First Advisor

Singh, N.,

Keywords

Engineering, Industrial.

Rights

CC BY-NC-ND 4.0

Abstract

In this thesis, a three machine robotic cell design is characterized. The machines may be served by one or two robots. For the purpose of analysis a three machine scenario with two robot is considered. For this case, all possible alternate layouts are analyzed. Then the conditions are derived when a cell configuration with three machines served by two robots provides less cycle time than a system of three machines served by a single robot. Further, the economics of having an additional robot is explored.Dept. of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering. Paper copy at Leddy Library: Theses & Major Papers - Basement, West Bldg. / Call Number: Thesis1993 .A353. Source: Masters Abstracts International, Volume: 32-02, page: 0696. Adviser: N. Singh. Thesis (M.A.Sc.)--University of Windsor (Canada), 1993.

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