Robustness of various production control policies in semiconductor manufacturing
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AbstractThis paper compares several different production control policies in terms of their robustness to random disturbances such as machine failures, demand fluctuations, and system parameter changes. Simulation models based on VLSI wafer fabrication facilities are utilized to test the performance of the policies. Three different criteria, namely, the average total WIP, the average backlog, and a cost function combining these measures, are used to evaluate performance. Among the policies tested, the Two-Boundary Control policy outperforms the others.
All Author(s) ListYan HM, Lou S, Sethi SP
Journal nameProduction and Operations Management
Year2000
Month6
Day1
Volume Number9
Issue Number2
PublisherPRODUCTION OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT SOC
Pages171 - 183
ISSN1059-1478
eISSN1937-5956
LanguagesEnglish-United Kingdom
Keywordskanban; push and pull production policies; re-entrant shop; simulation; two-boundary control
Web of Science Subject CategoriesEngineering; Engineering, Manufacturing; ENGINEERING, MANUFACTURING; Operations Research & Management Science; OPERATIONS RESEARCH & MANAGEMENT SCIENCE

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