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Assembly Line Balancing Assembly Line Balancing
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Assembly Operation Assembly Operation Assembly operation  is the process of combining  the parts of a product in a systematic and orderly  fashion. One of the important tasks in manufacturing  environment is to design assembly lines in such a  way that the demand for the products are met and  the productivity of the assembly line is maximized. 
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Example Example Consider a product whose assembly process involves 11 tasks whose  immediate predecessors and times are listed in the table below. TASK NUMBER IMMEDIATE PREDECESSOR TASK TIME (minutes) 1 - 0.4 2 - 0.7 3 1,2 0.5 4 2 0.4 5 4 0.7 6 3 0.2 7 6 0.1 8 6 0.3 9 5,7 0.4 10 8,9 0.5 11 10 0.6
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     1                                          8 Precedence Diagram  Precedence Diagram                       3                6                  7                        10             11    2                4                5                         9
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Desired Cycle Time  Desired Cycle Time  Suppose that a production rate of 1,300 units per day is 
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This note was uploaded on 10/25/2011 for the course EIN 4401 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at University of Florida.

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