Building up of FMS simulation model for furniture industry / Norazila Tahir

Tahir, Norazila (2002) Building up of FMS simulation model for furniture industry / Norazila Tahir. Degree thesis, Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM).


Modern manufacturing system are complex and difficult to implement and consequently costly, where one of the most important issues facing industry today is the effective use of the new flexible manufacturing systems (FMS) in the modem machining factory. The recent growth in the development of such systems, where machines are adjusted automatically by computer to produce different parts, reduction of the batch size and great demand in quality has been created for more efficiency in the manufacturing. Flexibility manufacturing system has become a key consideration in the design of manufacturing system across abroad range of applications, an increasingly large number of factory in the New World market conditions today. That characterized by an increase in the innovation product variety, reduction of batch size and great demand in quality. This can make a forced of revision in the relations between the company's functions. To follow these development tendencies, manufacturing companies has experienced an increasing degree of sophistication, especially by incorporating computational technology to the productions systems. One of the most important results of this process is the Flexible Manufacturing System (FMS). This system, especially by the increasing flexibility, brings together a high degree of adaptability to the manufacturing function. In the keys to establish the new product designs and manufacturing processes will be ability to model and simulate the production methods by using the advanced computer hardware and software. The use of the computerized process modeling and simulation will eliminate much of the prototyping and reduce product development times and costs in the production.


Item Type: Thesis (Degree)
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Tahir, Norazila
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Jaaffar, Ahmed
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > Manufacturing industries > Furniture industry and trade
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam > Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
Programme: Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) (Mechanical)
Keywords: Flexible manufacturing systems, simulation, increasing flexibility
Date: 2002
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