Chapter 4: Motion and Time Study
Motion and time study can reduce and control costs, improveworking conditions and environment, and motivate people.
The basic purpose is to improve the work and to reduce waste.1. Motion analysis techniques2. Time study techniques3. Uses of time standards.
Manufacturing management and engineering students are beingprepared to design work stations, develop efficient and effectivework methods, establish time standards, balance assembly lines,estimate labor costs, develop effective tooling, select proper equipment, and layout manufacturing facilities.
However, the most important thing is to learn how to trainproduction workers in these skills and techniques so they canbecome motion and time conscious.