15_paCh04-Assembly Lines STU 2011

15_paCh04-Assembly Lines STU 2011 - worker or the work...

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heoretical Minimum ften Not ossible Theoretical Minimum Often Not Possible Two reasons why theoretical minimum number of workers cannot be achieved in practice: Repositioning losses – Some time will be lost t each station every cycle for repositioning the at each station every cycle for repositioning the
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Unformatted text preview: worker or the work unit; thus, the workers will not have the entire T c each cycle Line balancing problem It is not possible to divide the work content time evenly among workers, and some workers will have an amount of work that is less than T c...
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This note was uploaded on 10/11/2011 for the course IE 1040 taught by Professor Karenbursic during the Fall '08 term at Pittsburgh.

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