Using a Petri-net-based approach for the real-time supervisory control of an experimental manufacturing system

UZAM M., Jones A., Yucel I.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ADVANCED MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY, vol.16, no.7, pp.498-515, 2000 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier


A new Petri-net-based design technique, called the inhibitor arc method, for the synthesis of compiled supervisors for discrete event systems is used to solve a forbidden state problem in an experimental manufacturing system. The technique used offers the following advantages: