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ROMI-3: Rough-Mill Simulator Version 3.0: User's GuideAuthor(s): Joel M. Weiss; R. Edward Thomas; R. Edward Thomas
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-328. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Research Station. 75 p.
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionROMI-3 Rough-Mill Simulator is a software package that simulates current industrial practices for rip-first and chop-first lumber processing. This guide shows the user how to set up and examine the results of simulations of current or proposed mill practices. ROMI-3 accepts cutting bills with as many as 600 combined solid and/or panel part sizes. Plots of processed boards are easily viewed or printed, as are detailed summaries of processing data (number of rips and crosscuts) and yields for each grade.
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CitationWeiss, Joel M.; Thomas, R. Edward. 2005. ROMI-3: Rough-Mill Simulator Version 3.0: User''s Guide. Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-328. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Research Station. 75 p.
Keywordsgang-rip-first, chop-first, lumber processing, secondary processing, computer simulation
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