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A variety of assembly lines are applied in industry. For the smaller type of products, the assembly lines are often of the single model type, where one model of the product is produced on the line. The work elements to assemble one unit are gathered, and set in a precedence diagram showing the feasible work relations between the elements. The number of operators needed is computed and the work elements are assigned to each operator in a fair-share way. This latter function is called line balancing.

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  • Operator Time
  • Assembly Line
  • Sequencing Algorithm
  • Line Balance
  • Average Operator Time

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Thomopoulos, N.T. (2016). Assembly. In: Elements of Manufacturing, Distribution and Logistics. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-26862-0_9

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