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Facility Layout Problem Definition Key: Efficient department interactions 4b 1 2 3 4 5 Find the most efficient non-overlapping arrangement of departments with unequal area requirements, subject to all location constraints, within a facility.
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What defines a good layout? Right equipment Right method Right place Effective processing Shortest distance Shortest time
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The big picture of layout design. Generate or Improve Layout Evaluate Layout Select Layout Collect Flow and Relations hip Data
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Production systems correlate to the necessary type of layout. Low Medium High Low Medium High Product Variety Production Volume Fixed Location Layout Group Technology Layout Product Layout Process Layout High volume Low Variety Ex) pen, pencil Ex) house, building High Variety Low volume Ex) custom
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Fixed Location Layout Low, sporadic demand Large products Hard (or impossible) to move Highly customized
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What to do? Bring personnel and equipment to the product Combine all workstations with the staging area for the product Product
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Production systems correlate to the necessary type of layout. Low Medium High Low Medium High Product Variety Production Volume Fixed Location Layout Group Technology Layout Product Layout Process Layout
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Product Layout Designed for a specific product Flow Lines Sequential arrangement of equipment High demand, low variety
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What does a Product Layout look like? T T M D G Standardized product Large, stable demand Combine all workstations required to manufacture a product
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Characteristics of Product Layout Very fast – High throughput Low WIP Short lead times Can be automated Higher consistency Specific for one product Low flexibility
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Production systems correlate to the necessary type of layout. Low Medium High Low Medium High Product Variety Production Volume Fixed Location Layout Group Technology Layout Product Layout Process Layout
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Process Layout (or Job Shop) Higher variety Moderate to low volumes Not enough demand to dedicate equipment
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Process Layout G P G G D D D D M M M M P B B T T T Organize depts. according to processes Machines with similar capabilities and functions Batches might use different tooling and setups: High skill levels G
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Layout Long throughput times High WIP Crossed Product routings
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This note was uploaded on 02/14/2010 for the course ISE 3214 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at Virginia Tech.

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