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Dynamic Behaviour of N-Stage Transfer Lines with Unreliable Machines and Finite Buffers

  • Wesfreid Eva
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Control and Information Sciences book series (LNCIS, volume 83)

Abstract

An important class of production systems are modeled by N-stage buf-fered transfer lines. The system states consists of the operational conditions of the workstations and the levels of the material in the buffers.

The purpose of this paper is to study the asymptotic behaviour of the inner-state trasient density functions. We show the convergence towards a steady-state with exponential speed.

Keywords

Transfer Line Transition Probability Matrix Storage Level Finite Buffer Successive Approximation Method 
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© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • Wesfreid Eva
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  1. 1.INRIA, Proget SAGEP, ROCQUECOURTLe Chesnay CedexFrance

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