Utilization of key performance indicators in production control
Applications of Large Scale Industrial Systems, Volume # 1 | Part# 1
Vladimir Jovan; Sebastjan Zorzut; Alenka Znidarsic
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production control,productivity,decision support systems,closed-loop control,model-based control
A synthesis of plant-wide control structures is recognized as one of the most important design problem in production management in process industries. This paper proposes a closed-loop control structure with the utilisation of production Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) as possible solution to this problem. Production KPIs represent the translation of operating objectives, such as minimization of production costs, to a set of measurable variables that can then be used in a feedback control. The idea of production feedback control using production KPIs as referenced controlled variables was implemented on a procedural model of a production process for a polymerisation plant. Some preliminary results show usefulness of proposed methodology.
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