An Integrated System with Batch functions And Front-End Scheduling based on S88 - Application to Beverage Plant -


The case study in this paper illustrates the value of integrating front-end scheduling with a batch control system. Recipe changes, and addition of recipes, occur frequently in the target process. However, since both scheduler and batch packages were designed with the ISA-S88.01 model in mind, these packages could be tightly coupled (well integrated) – and, as a result, it is easy to add or change recipes. The frontend scheduler is not limited to performing scheduling; it also provides an easy-to-grasp real-time production status display which can help enhance efficiency and productivity.

Author: Ryoichi Himono, Yokogawa Electric Corporation; Kenichi Takahata, Suntory Limited; Kiyokazu Mano, Suntory Limited  | File Type: PDF

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