Fundamentals of Capacity Control

  • Hermann Lödding


Whereas capacity planning determines in advance the capacities required to implement a production program, capacity control determines the actual capacities implemented shortly beforehand. The capacity control generally decides about the work hours and about which workstation cross-trained operators are allocated to. In particular it thus determines when overtime, shortened work hours and special measures related to the capacity flexibility are implemented.


Customer Demand Entire Production Relative Capacity Plan Output Capacity Control 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hermann Lödding
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  1. 1.HamburgGermany

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