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**Optimal performance analysis of manufacturing systems subject to tool availability.**
*(English)*
Zbl 0611.90054

This paper deals with the approximate performance analysis and optimal allocation of spare tools at work stations in manufacturing systems that are subject to the availability of tools to process jobs.

### MSC:

90B30 | Production models |

90B35 | Deterministic scheduling theory in operations research |

90B22 | Queues and service in operations research |

### Keywords:

closed queueing networks; implicit eunumeration; approximate performance analysis; optimal allocation of spare tools; manufacturing systems
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\textit{B. Vinod} and \textit{M. Sabbagh}, Eur. J. Oper. Res. 24, 398--409 (1986; Zbl 0611.90054)

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