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Line Balance PDF Ea88a25c4ff47

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 A Practical Approach to solvingMulti-objective Line BalancingProblem
Dave Sly PE, PhDPrem Gopinath MS
Proplanner
 
 Agenda
Introduction & Examples
Objectives & constraints
 Academic versus Industry focus
Solution approaches
Mixed Model Balancing
Operator Constraints
Effect of MPM on Line Balancing
References & Resources
 
 Assembly Line Balancing Problem
The decision problem of optimally partitioning (balancing) the assembly work (tasks) among the stations with respect to some objective is known as the assembly line balancing problem (ALBP) 
Tries to achieve the best compromise between labor, facility andresource requirements to satisfy a given volume of production
Characteristics
NP hard problem -existing optimization procedures have a complexity of atleast 2
N
Usually a multi-objective problem
Reduces to the traditional bin-packing problem if task precedence constraintis removed
Common formulation
Given set of tasks, precedence graph of tasks and cycle time, solve fornumber of stations
Cycle time bounds:
Long -Mid term strategic problem in assembly line design

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