CIRP Encyclopedia of Production Engineering

2014 Edition
| Editors: The International Academy for Production Engineering, Luc Laperrière, Gunther Reinhart

Assembly Line

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-20617-7_8

Synonyms

Definition

Assembly line is an assembly system in which several workstations are linked together in the sequence of operations required (CIRP 2004).

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References

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Industrial Engineering and Assembly Technology, Department of Mechanical EngineeringTechnical University MünchenGarchingGermany