Production Cost Case Generation by a Recursive Monte-Carlo Method in Electrical Machine Production

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Abstract

Electrical machine production is a multi-disciplinary area, comprising traditional mechanical
processes such as sheet metal cutting, chemical processes for insulation and electrical for the
working principles. In manufacturing, high throughput automation of coilwinding and sheet-cutting
is combined with complex assembly, such as slotting the coils, often performed manually, but with
increasing interest in automation. Followed by inherently slow processes such as the curing of resins
for insulation, this poses a very difficult challenge for production system designers. Selecting the
most efficient combination of low and high cycle time processes, appropriate levels of automation
and sufficient buffer levels, while minimizing investments and work in progress costs.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication[Host publication title missing]
EditorsBjörn Johansson
PublisherSwedish Production Symposium
Number of pages6
Publication statusPublished - 2014
EventSwedish Production Symposium, 2014 - Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
Duration: 2014 Sep 162014 Sep 18
Conference number: 6

Conference

ConferenceSwedish Production Symposium, 2014
Abbreviated titleSPS
Country/TerritorySweden
CityGothenburg
Period2014/09/162014/09/18

Subject classification (UKÄ)

  • Materials Engineering

Keywords

  • Electric machine
  • Production
  • Balancing losses
  • Recursive
  • Monte-carlo

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