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Re: Changing Sequence table over time

 by ASagan ¦  Sun Jun 22, 2014 3:40 am ¦  Forum: Discussions ¦  Topic: Changing Sequence table over time ¦  Replies: 3 ¦  Views: 7227

Dave...

Did not know number 3.

Excellent

Re: Transportation Library

 by ASagan ¦  Fri Feb 21, 2014 10:19 pm ¦  Forum: SI Shared Items ¦  Topic: Transportation Library - Trains, Robots, Tanker ¦  Replies: 27 ¦  Views: 37980

Thing here is Alan, if you look at the example included in the transportation library, you will note that they assign volume = 5 and weight = 5. Thus if you want to use this transporter for weight or volume you have to make a double assignment each time. Throw some other conversions such as weight ...

Re: Transportation Library

 by ASagan ¦  Thu Feb 20, 2014 4:01 pm ¦  Forum: SI Shared Items ¦  Topic: Transportation Library - Trains, Robots, Tanker ¦  Replies: 27 ¦  Views: 37980

Thanks for the update Glen but I will wait till the next update till the Tanker has been standardized to with the rest of the Simio Flow objects. i.e. Capacities assignments of a Tank, Filler, Emptier, Flowcontainer: Right Capacity Assignments.PNG vs. Capacity assignment of a Tanker: Wrong Capacity...

Re: Transportation Library

 by ASagan ¦  Sat Feb 08, 2014 3:13 pm ¦  Forum: SI Shared Items ¦  Topic: Transportation Library - Trains, Robots, Tanker ¦  Replies: 27 ¦  Views: 37980

The pipe object appears to have artificial maximum on its rate of transfer. The pipe initially starts with a desired speed state value of 2 m/s has a hidden property input. This means that any entity transferring into the pipe starts at a maximum of that speed. Attempting to transfer entities at mas...

Re: Worker special off-shift behavior

 by ASagan ¦  Mon Nov 18, 2013 7:22 pm ¦  Forum: Discussions ¦  Topic: Worker special off-shift behavior ¦  Replies: 11 ¦  Views: 22576

That should be pretty easy to do by sub-classing the worker. Can you define how an absenteeism factor would work? Just from guessing exactly what you mean, try sub-classing the worker and editing its 'onCapacityChanged' process. Check if the capacity has changed from 0 to 1, and randomly, based on y...

Re: Crane Library

 by ASagan ¦  Tue Oct 22, 2013 8:31 pm ¦  Forum: SI Shared Items ¦  Topic: Crane Library - Bridge and Underhung bridge cranes ¦  Replies: 29 ¦  Views: 42599

Very powerful...

I like the transportation aisles which allows for some limited obstacle avoidance. Is it possible to combine multiple bays with different transportation aisles but only use one bridge, such that the transportation aisle changes as the crane traverses to its destination?

Re: Crane Library

 by ASagan ¦  Wed Oct 16, 2013 12:25 am ¦  Forum: SI Shared Items ¦  Topic: Crane Library - Bridge and Underhung bridge cranes ¦  Replies: 29 ¦  Views: 42599

This newest version seems to be fairly bugged with 'simple' models. I can't get it to work... two different types of errors keep showing up. I've attached a project file that shows both these errors.

Re: Import Objects And Links From Spreadsheet

 by ASagan ¦  Sun Sep 22, 2013 10:53 pm ¦  Forum: SI Shared Items ¦  Topic: Import Objects From Spreadsheet ¦  Replies: 26 ¦  Views: 41135

The attached add-in up above didn't support changing the width/height of links. I modified the source code to include this capability. Updated 2016-01-27...Updated DLL / Code to use Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5. I also included Alan's changes for changing the width / height on links. (Glen Wirth..Si...

Re: Problema Routing Vehicle

 by ASagan ¦  Tue Aug 13, 2013 3:31 pm ¦  Forum: Discussions ¦  Topic: Problema Routing Vehicle ¦  Replies: 12 ¦  Views: 23615

Deadlocking prevention is normally done either by: 1. Changing the configuration of the network so deadlocks can't happen. Or 2. Creating your own custom processes to make sure vehicles make intelligent decisions to avoid deadlocking. You could simply make the two routes one way to avoid deadlocking...

Re: Transferring vehicles from a Basicnode parkingstation

 by ASagan ¦  Sun Aug 04, 2013 6:07 pm ¦  Forum: Discussions ¦  Topic: Transferring vehicles from a Basicnode parkingstation ¦  Replies: 5 ¦  Views: 9561

You can use the search step to return the index of the vehicle you're looking for fairly easily. For the search step return value, try something along the lines of Candidate.CurrentStation.Contents.IndexOfItem(Candidate) which should cause your tokens return value (Token.ReturnValue) to be set to th...

Re: Flow Library PickUpDropOffFlow SimBit Transfer Problem

 by ASagan ¦  Tue Jul 23, 2013 6:45 pm ¦  Forum: Discussions ¦  Topic: Flow Library PickUpDropOffFlow SimBit Transfer Problem ¦  Replies: 4 ¦  Views: 8492

You can get get the flow going again by clearing the destination of the entity. I would attach a revised version of the sim bit but files cannot be attached in public forums. Regardless, only ONE extra step is needed. Add a Set Node step to the beginning of Empty Ship process. Use this node to clear...

Re: TimeTables

 by ASagan ¦  Sun Mar 10, 2013 11:55 pm ¦  Forum: Discussions ¦  Topic: TimeTables ¦  Replies: 5 ¦  Views: 12454

I created a very basic, not quite fully functional, 'dwell time' model that calculates the dwell time based on how soon the next departure slot is according to Dave's 3rd example. I don't feel my approach is very elegant but maybe it can help get you started. It's at the following post: http://www.s...

Sample model that uses dwell time at a node from a schedule

 by ASagan ¦  Sun Mar 10, 2013 11:51 pm ¦  Forum: SI Shared Items ¦  Topic: Sample model that uses dwell time at a node from a schedule ¦  Replies: 0 ¦  Views: 9396

The attached model relates to the discussion at the following post: http://www.simio.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=1165 If your current row does not point to the current stop, then you would have to put in an expression for the row number. For example if each row in the table corresponded to a stop...

Vehicle with Travel Time and Distance based failures

 by ASagan ¦  Wed Jun 20, 2012 9:21 pm ¦  Forum: SI Shared Items ¦  Topic: Vehicle with Travel Time and Distance based failures ¦  Replies: 1 ¦  Views: 6767

I've copied the vehicle from the standard library vehicle and revised it to include: Travel time based failures, calculated from the resource state Transporting. This failure time does not include OffShiftTransporting or FailedTransporting. These failures will occur mid-link. Distance travelled fail...

Custom PrintScreen step plus AVIRecorder object

 by ASagan ¦  Wed Mar 21, 2012 2:37 am ¦  Forum: SI Shared Items ¦  Topic: Custom PrintScreen step plus AVIRecorder object ¦  Replies: 1 ¦  Views: 6425

I thought it might be useful to share this step and object I use. I wrote a simple custom step (using some internet resources) a few months ago that allows me to take screenshots of my model. I then often stitch these screenshots together to create a video. Unfortunately this object doesn't seem to ...