Considers the use of a computer based cell controller and monitorto meet cell design goals, with particular reference to the ITP cellcontroller. Describes in detail the modules of the cell controller jobcontrol, schedule generation, schedule extinction, station manager,material handling manager, resource manager, access layer, andstatistical process control. Surmises that by using standard modules,ITP can readily configure or reconfigure its cell controller.
Integrated Manufacturing Systems – Emerald Publishing
Published: Jan 1, 1990