Transfer Planning of Molten Metals in Steel Worksby Decentralized Agent
In steel works, molten metals discharged from blast furnace are put into a pan for transportation called torpedo and transported to steel making factory by a locomotive. In molten metals transportation, it becomes issues to prevent temperature drop of molten metals for stable production of down stream plants to shorten transportation time. Therefore it is necessary to make an appropriate plan for molten metals transfer considering the productionand the transportation simultaneously. In this paper, molten metals transfer planning method is proposed including production scheduling. That is, torpedo schedule, transfer request assignment and route plan of locomotives are optimized according to each objective.
- Memoirs of the Faculty of Engineering, Okayama University
Memoirs of the Faculty of Engineering, Okayama University 42(1), 60-70, 2008-01
Faculty of Engineering, Okayama University