Simulating Traffic in a Potroom, Can this Bring Real Cost Savings?

  1. Carlos E. Suarez
  1. Maarten Meijer

Published Online: 23 MAY 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118359259.ch159

Light Metals 2012

Light Metals 2012

How to Cite

Meijer, M. (2012) Simulating Traffic in a Potroom, Can this Bring Real Cost Savings?, in Light Metals 2012 (ed C. E. Suarez), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118359259.ch159

Author Information

  1. TMS (The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society); 184 Thorn Hill Rd.; Warrendale, PA 15086, USA, Hencon B.V., de Stenenmaat 15, 7071 ED Ulft, the Netherlands

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 MAY 2012
  2. Published Print: 17 MAR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781118291399

Online ISBN: 9781118359259

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Keywords:

  • Aluminum Smelter Logistics;
  • Pot Room Operation;
  • Fleet Management;
  • Schedule Optimization

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Lean Manufacturing

  • Discrete Logistics Study for Potrooms

  • Discrete Modelling Considerations

  • Validation

  • Conclusion