OPTIMIZATION OF METALLURGICAL PROCESSES USING DYNAMIC SIMULATION

1 SCHINDLEROVÁ Vladimíra
Co-authors:
1 ŠAJDLEROVÁ Ivana 1 MOHYLA Petr
Institution:
1 VŠB – Technical University of Ostrava, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, 17.listopadu 15/2172, 708 30 Ostrava-Poruba, Czech Republic, vladimira.schindlerova@vsb.cz, ivana.sajdlerova@vsb.cz, petr.mohyla@vsb.cz
Conference:
25th Anniversary International Conference on Metallurgy and Materials, Hotel Voronez I, Brno, Czech Republic, EU, May 25th - 27th 2016
Proceedings:
Proceedings 25th Anniversary International Conference on Metallurgy and Materials
Pages:
2013-2018
ISBN:
978-80-87294-67-3
ISSN:
2694-9296
Published:
14th December 2016
Proceedings of the conference were published in Web of Science and Scopus.
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Abstract

In today's fiercely competitive market, companies have to try to find ways how to succeed and how to keep their position among successful businesses. More and more ways, methods, procedures and tools for improving the functioning of technological and organizational processes have been searched and tried. The use of computer simulations when designing manufacturing systems or their management in practice is one of the ways how to examine the behavior of industrial processes or systems in various conditions without increased risk. With their help, it is possible to find optimal parameters that can bring the desired benefits once they have been applied in practice. It is not only their possible prediction but also the possibility of their use in various areas of industrial practice which can be considered an advantage. This article deals with an example of the use of simulation in a company which is engaged in processing of metallurgical materials. The simulation model of material flow was developed to determine the bottlenecks and the best solution for material flow with respect to contractors from the previous operation. Verifying the results of their own computer simulation with results achieved in practice, we can confirm the appropriateness of the use of computer simulations in the optimization of manufacturing processes and systems in practice.

Keywords: Optimization, Dynamic Simulation, Manufacturing Processes

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