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Implementing Grain Traceability Standards: CART and Simulation

February 18, 2020
Author(s)
Frank H. Riddick, Evan K. Wallace, Scott Nieman, Joe Tevis, R. A. Ferreyra
To ensure food safety, food manufacturers need the ability to quickly identify and trace food products to all equipment and processes throughout the entire associated food supply, production, and transportation network. Government and industry have

ENABLING CONTROL SYSTEM AND CLOUD-BASED SIMULATION SERVICE INTEROPERABILITY

December 12, 2018
Author(s)
Albert W. Jones, Guodong Shao, Frank H. Riddick
The latest innovations in Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) will change manufacturing and simulation forever. Ideas such as Industry 4.0, Internet of Things, and Industrial Internet are dictating those changes. One of those changes involves

The Paradigm Shift in Smart Manufacturing System Ar-chitecture

September 5, 2016
Author(s)
Yan Lu, Frank H. Riddick, Nenad Ivezic
In response to demanding market conditions, Smart Manufacturing (SM) seeks to integrate advanced manufacturing methods, operational technologies (OT), and information and communication technologies (ICT) to drive the creation of manufacturing systems with

Mitigating Ingredient Variability Risks with Smart Manufacturing

February 18, 2016
Author(s)
Frank H. Riddick, Evan K. Wallace, Jim Davis
Managing the design of products and the efficient execution of the manufacturing processes needed to produce them is an endeavor fraught with all manner of risks for manufacturing enterprises large and small. In certain industries, such as the food

Processes Analytics Formalism for Decision Guidance in Sustainable Manufacturing

May 19, 2014
Author(s)
Alexander Brodsky, Guodong Shao, Frank H. Riddick
This paper introduces National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)'s Sustainable Process Analytics Formalism (SPAF) to facilitate the use of simulation and optimization technologies for decision support in sustainable manufacturing. SPAF allows

Interoperability for Virtual Manufacturing systems

January 14, 2014
Author(s)
Yung-Tsun Lee, Juyeon Lee, Frank H. Riddick, Donald E. Libes, Deogratias Kibira
Manufacturing systems are often costly to develop and operate. Simulation technology has been demonstrated to be an effective tool for improving manufacturing system design and the efficiency of manufacturing operations and maintenance. However, to use

A Model Based Continuous Improvement Methodology for Sustainable Manufacturing

August 7, 2013
Author(s)
Sanjay Jain, Guodong Shao, Alexander Brodsky, Frank H. Riddick
This paper proposes a model based continuous improvement methodology to support efforts to achieve sustainable manufacturing, i.e., to increase efficiency and reduce environmental impact of manufacturing systems. Past efforts have provided guidance at a

CMSD - A Manufacturing Simulation Integration Standard: Overview and Case Studies

May 10, 2013
Author(s)
Yung-Tsun T. Lee, Frank H. Riddick, Bjoern J. Johansson
Standard representations for information entities common to manufacturing simulation could help reduce the costs associated with simulation model construction and data exchange between simulation and other manufacturing applications. This would make

Synthesis of Manufacturing and Facility Data for Sustainability Analysis

June 8, 2012
Author(s)
John L. Michaloski, Guodong Shao, Swee K. Leong, Frank H. Riddick, Jonatan Berglund, Jorge Arinez, Stephan Biller
This paper discusses data synthesis of production and facility knowledge for sustainability analysis by applying the ISA 95 "Activity Models of Manufacturing Operations Management" (MOM) model. Presently, production and facility management are "silo"

Energy Efficiency Analysis for a Casting Production System

December 14, 2011
Author(s)
Jonatan K. Berglund, John L. Michaloski, Swee K. Leong, Guodong Shao, Frank H. Riddick, Jorge Arinez, Stephan Biller
A growing number of manufacturing industries are initiating efforts to address sustainability issues. A study by the National Association of Manufacturers indicated that the manufacturing sector currently accounts for over a third of all energy consumed in

A Component-based Approach for Manufacturing Simulation

March 2, 2011
Author(s)
Frank H. Riddick, Yung-Tsun T. Lee, Deogratias Kibira, Stephen B. Balakirsky
Manufacturing systems can be very complex and are often costly to develop and operate. Simulation technology has been shown to be an effective tool for optimizing manufacturing system design, operations, and maintenance procedures. However, each

Core Manufacturing Simulation Data - UML Model Standard

November 24, 2010
Author(s)
Yung-Tsun T. Lee, Frank H. Riddick
This product, Core Manufacturing Simulation Data (CMSD), addresses interoperability between simulation systems and other manufacturing applications. The CMSD information model is a standard representation for core manufacturing simulation data. It provides

CMSD: A Model Supporting Manufacturing and Simulation Application Integration

September 20, 2010
Author(s)
Frank H. Riddick, Yung-Tsun T. Lee
Standard representations for key manufacturing entities could help reduce the costs associated with simulation model construction and data exchange between simulation and other software applications. This change would make the use of simulation technology

Representing Layout Information in the CMSD Specification

August 26, 2009
Author(s)
Frank H. Riddick, Yung-Tsun T. Lee
Developing mechanisms for the efficient exchange of information between simulations and other manufacturing tools is a critical problem. For many areas of manufacturing, neither representations for the information nor mechanisms for exchanging the

Enabling Flexible Manufacturing Systems by Using Level of Automation as Design Parameter

August 19, 2009
Author(s)
Bjoern J. Johansson, Asa Fasth, Johan Stahre, Juhani Heilala, Swee K. Leong, Yung-Tsun T. Lee, Frank H. Riddick
Handling flexibility in an ever changing manufacturing environment is one of the key challenges for a successful industry. By using tools for virtual manufacturing, industries can analyze and predict outcomes of changes before taking action to change the

REPRESENTING LAYOUT INFORMATION IN THE CMSD SPECIFICATION

July 9, 2008
Author(s)
Frank H. Riddick, Yung-Tsun T. Lee
Developing mechanisms for the efficient exchange of information between simulations and other manufacturing tools is a critical problem today. For many areas of manufacturing, neither representations for the information nor mechanisms for exchanging the

A Real World Pilot implementation of the Core Manufacturing Simulation Information Model

June 23, 2008
Author(s)
Swee K. Leong, Marcus Johansson, Bj?rn Johansson, Yung-Tsun T. Lee, Frank H. Riddick
While software for discrete event simulation (DES) has emerged into sophisticated tools for decision support in a wide range of contexts, the need to integrate DES tools with other applications is increasing. In the industrial engineering context

A Pilot Implementation of the Core Manufacturing Simulation Data Information Model

July 1, 2007
Author(s)
Yung-Tsun T. Lee, Swee K. Leong, Frank H. Riddick, Marcus Johansson, Bjoern J. Johansson
Interoperability between manufacturing software applications and simulation is currently extremely limited, and it has been recognized that there is a great need for methods to improve interoperability. The Core Manufacturing Simulation Data (CMSD)

A Test Implementation of the Core Manufacturing Simulation Data Specification

July 1, 2007
Author(s)
Marcus Johansson, Swee K. Leong, Yung-Tsun T. Lee, Frank H. Riddick, Guodong Shao, Bjoern J. Johansson, Anders Skoogh, P Klingstam
This paper describes an effort of testing the Core Manufacturing Simulation Data (CMSD) information model as a neutral data interface for a discrete event simulation model developed using Enterprise Dynamics. The implementation is based upon a model of a

Distributed Simulation for Interoperability Testing Along the Supply Chain

July 1, 2007
Author(s)
Sanjay Jain, Frank H. Riddick, Andreas Craens, Deogratias Kibira
The need for interoperability of information systems among supply chain partners has been recognized. A number of standards have been or are being developed to ensure interoperability of applications used along the sup-ply chain. An associated need for