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System capacity = ______ [units / hour]. Cycle time = 1 / (Capacity) = Example 4: Parallel Machines Time in seconds (a) For the single stage process shown to the left, what is the cycle time ? (b) If you need to produce 1165 units per hour, do you need an extra machine? If so, what should be the per unit processing time if this machine is used in parallel? M1, 10 M2, 16 M3, 20 Part (b) : Needed total capacity = 1165 units per hour. We need extra machine with capacity = (1165 _____) = _____ [units / hr]. Per-unit processing time on this extra machine = 3600 / ____ = __ sec. M4, __
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