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1.1. Aim of this thesis
Figure 1.1: Verification and validation activities
Figure 1.2: Verification in the simulation of innovative systems
1.2. Overview of this thesis
2.1 Introduction
2.2. The systems approach
2.3. The Soft Systems Methodology
2.4. Conceptual system models
2.4.1. The Formal System Model
Figure 2.2: A Formal System Model of a human activity system [Macauley, 1996]
2.4.2. The Viable System Model
2.4.3. The function models of in ‘t Veld
Figure 2.4: A schematic steady state model
Figure 2.5: The innovation model [in ‘t Veld, 2002]
2.4.4. The control paradigm of de Leeuw
Figure 2.6: The control paradigm [de Leeuw, 1982]
2.5. Conceptual modeling for logistics
2.5.1. Introduction
2.5.2. Common characteristics of the conceptual models
Figure 2.7: The PROPER model of a system
2.5.3. The performance of a function
2.5.4. The “PROPER” model of logistic systems
Figure 2.8: The PROPER model of a logistic system
Figure 2.10: Functions for the aspects in the PROPER model of a logistic system
The functional design of logistic systems
3.1. Introduction
3.2. The design process
Figure 3.1: Design as a 3-step process of “problem solving”
Figure 3.2: The innovation model as a design process
3.3. Function design
3.4. Process design
3.4.1. Introduction
Figure 3.4: The interdisciplinary design approach
3.4.2. The design of technical systems
Figure 3.5: Functions in the container import process
Figure 3.6: Product and resource flows in the container import process
3.4.3. The design of organization systems
Figure 3.8: Strategy of organization design (Bikker [1995])
Figure 3.9: Main functions of Carrier refrigeration company
Figure 3.10: Alternatives for the organizational structure
3.4.4. The design of information systems
3.5. Simulation for the support of the design of logistic systems
4.1. Introduction
4.2. Behavior
4.3. The state and input of a logistic function
Figure 4.1: Input signals of a logistic function
4.4. The behavior of a logistic function
Figure 4.2: Approaches to behavior descriptions Properties of vertical flows (flowing through control)
4.5.2. Characteristics of “Periods” Discrete and continuous systems The state of a process Process interventions
Figure 4.6: State transitions with an external cause
4.5.3. Aggregation
Figure 4.7: Signals passing between aggregation strata
4.6. Conclusions
Chapter 5 The Process Description Language
5.1. Introduction
5.2. Informal system methodologies
5.3. Object Oriented Computing (OOC)
5.4. Object Oriented Analysis of the PROPER model
5.4.1. Introduction
5.4.2. Functions and flows
5.4.3. The model
5.4.4. The simulation environment
5.4.5. Aggregation strata
Figure 5.1: Classes for the simulation of a PROPER model
5.5. Object Oriented Design of the PROPER model
5.5.1. Introduction
5.5.2. Classes and objects
5.5.3. The class Simulation_Element
5.5.4. The class Set
5.5.5. The class Model
5.5.6. The class Simulation_World
5.6. The definition of a Process Description Language
5.6.1. Introduction
5.6.2. Language elements
5.6.3. A single model PDL example
5.6.4. A multi model PDL example
5.7. Conclusions
6.1. Introduction
6.2. The DEVS formalism
6.3. Requirements for logistic simulation packages
6.4. Selection of the simulation package
6.5. Implementing the process interaction DEVS
6.5.1. The TOMAS application structure
Figure 6.1: General structure of a Delphi application
Figure 6.2: Structure of a TOMAS application
Figure 6.3: The structure of a stand alone Tomas model
6.5.2. The event scheduling mechanism of TomasProcess
Figure 6.4: Statement execution and simulation clock
6.5.3. The standard model definition of Tomas
Figure 6.5: Matrix of Element-Queue linking
Figure 6.6: The form TomasForm
6.5.4. Random number generation and distributions
6.5.5. Tomas extensions
6.6. Distributed simulation for logistic design
Case: The Delta Sea-Land Terminal (DSL)
7.1. Introduction
7.2. The project program
Figure 7.1: Position of the Delta Sea-Land terminal [from ECT, 1988]
Figure 7.2: Project organization of the MSS project
Figure 7.3: An artist impression of the MSS system by Rudolf Das
7.3. Functional requirements
7.4. Application of the PROPER model
7.4.1. The terminal level
Figure 7.4: The PROPER model for the DSL terminal
7.4.2. The order flow
7.4.3. The product flow
Figure 7.6: The container flow at the DSL terminal
7.4.4. The resource flow
Figure 7.7: The use function of the DSL terminal
7.5. The use of simulation for productivity definitions
7.5.1. Definition of simulation goals
Figure 7.8: The import process of the DSL terminal
7.5.2. Experiments
Figure 7.9: Sea side production as a function of AGV cycle times
Figure 7.10: Sea side production as a function of AGV and ASC cycle times
Figure 7.11: The effect of QC and ASC selection strategies
7.5.3. Results
7.5.4. Using the model during the project
7.6. Conclusions
Figure 8.1: Verification in the simulation of innovative systems
The steady state model
Appendix B
A multi component DEVS
Appendix C
Appendix D
TOMAS model for the DSL terminal
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Published by: M.Maulana Iskandar Zulkarnain on Sep 21, 2011
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