@article{oai:soar-ir.repo.nii.ac.jp:00019570,
author = {Chiba, Eishi and Fujiwara, Hiroshi and Sekiguchi, Yoshiyuki and Ibaraki, Toshihide},
issue = {3},
journal = {IEICE TRANSACTIONS ON INFORMATION AND SYSTEMS},
month = {},
note = {Flat Panel Displays (FPDs) are manufactured using many pieces of different processing equipment arranged sequentially in a line. Although the constant inter-arrival time (i.e., the tact time) of glass substrates in the line should be kept as short as possible, the collision probability between glass substrates increases as tact time decreases. Since the glass substrate is expensive and fragile, collisions should be avoided. In this paper, we derive a closed form formula of the approximate collision probability for a model, in which the processing time on each piece of equipment is assumed to follow Erlang distribution. We also compare some numerical results of the closed form and computer simulation results of the collision probability., Article, IEICE TRANSACTIONS ON INFORMATION AND SYSTEMS. E96D(3): 400-407 (2013)},
pages = {400--407},
title = {Collision Probability in an In-Line Equipment Model under Erlang Distribution},
volume = {E96D},
year = {2013}
}