chapter  7
22 Pages

Modeling, Simulation, and Analysis of Production Lines in Kuwait’s Petroleum Sector

A production line is a repetitive manufacturing process in which the product passes through the same sequence of operations. Gaining a thorough understanding of a production line grants you the ease of tackling rising issues. Hence, industrial engineers seek to improve

7.1 Introduction 175 7.2 Methodologies and Approaches 176

7.2.1 Heuristic Method 176 7.2.2 Mathematical Programming 176 7.2.3 Computer Simulation 177 7.2.4 Application of Arena 177

7.3 Process Description 178 7.4 Arena Simulation 180

7.4.1 Step-By-Step Process Identification 180 7.5 Output Analysis 189

7.5.1 Number In/Number Out 191 7.5.2 Parameter: Duration 192 7.5.3 Parameter: Employee Utilization 193 7.5.4 Usage 194

7.6 Summary and Concluding Remarks 195 References 196

operation systems wherever they are placed. They target clear objectives throughout the stages of production.