A Generic Control Architecture for Material Handling Systems Applied to a Baggage Handling System

S. W. A. Haneyah, J. M. J. Schutten, P. C. Schuur, W. H. M. Zijm

Abstract

This paper is part of research on generic planning and control of automated Material Handling Systems (MHSs) in different industrial sectors. We build upon previous work to provide a proof of concept for the applicability of a generic control architecture on a specific MHS. To this end, the baggage handling system (BHS) of a major European hub represents our business case. We present the control architecture and apply it to the BHS under study in a simulation environment. This application shows how the generic control architecture adapts to the specificities of this BHS and how it handles unconventional workstation types, i.e., robots. Finally, we highlight the lessons learned and make recommendations for future applications.

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W. A. Haneyah S., M. J. Schutten J., C. Schuur P. and H. M. Zijm W. (2013). A Generic Control Architecture for Material Handling Systems Applied to a Baggage Handling System . In Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics - Volume 1: ICINCO, ISBN 978-989-8565-70-9, pages 121-130. DOI: 10.5220/0004427201210130


in Bibtex Style

@conference{icinco13,
author={S. W. A. Haneyah and J. M. J. Schutten and P. C. Schuur and W. H. M. Zijm},
title={A Generic Control Architecture for Material Handling Systems Applied to a Baggage Handling System},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics - Volume 1: ICINCO,},
year={2013},
pages={121-130},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0004427201210130},
isbn={978-989-8565-70-9},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics - Volume 1: ICINCO,
TI - A Generic Control Architecture for Material Handling Systems Applied to a Baggage Handling System
SN - 978-989-8565-70-9
AU - W. A. Haneyah S.
AU - M. J. Schutten J.
AU - C. Schuur P.
AU - H. M. Zijm W.
PY - 2013
SP - 121
EP - 130
DO - 10.5220/0004427201210130