Analytic properties of two-carousel systems

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We present analytic results for warehouse systems involving pairs of carousels. Specifically, for various picking strategies, we show that the sojourn time of the picker satisfies an integral equation that is a contraction mapping. As a result, numerical approximations for performance measures such as the throughput of the system are extremely accurate and converge fast (e.g. within 5 iterations) to their real values. We present simulation results validating our results and examining more complicated strategies for pairs of carousels.
Originele taal-2Engels
Plaats van productieEindhoven
UitgeverijEurandom
Aantal pagina's28
StatusGepubliceerd - 2011

Publicatie series

NaamReport Eurandom
Volume2011031
ISSN van geprinte versie1389-2355

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    Bossier, R., Vlasiou, M., & Adan, I. J. B. F. (2011). Analytic properties of two-carousel systems. (Report Eurandom; Vol. 2011031). Eurandom.