Analysis of Control Systems in Serial Production Lines

  • Yacob Khojasteh
Part of the Management for Professionals book series (MANAGPROF)


In this chapter, three pull production control systems, Kanban, CONWIP, and Base-stock are analyzed in serial production lines using the theory of token transaction systems. We provide an analytical comparison among those three control systems in a serial production line having two or more workstations, followed by a set of numerical experiments.


Converse Implication Output Buffer Maximum Cycle Kanban System Queue Network Model 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yacob Khojasteh
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  1. 1.Graduate School of Global StudiesSophia UniversityTokyoJapan

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