Line of balance technology, a graphic method of industrial programming.
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Published in [Washington .
Written in English


  • United States. Navy -- Procurement.,
  • Line of balance (Management)

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LC ClassificationsVC266.5.L5 U5
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 24, a-3 p.
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5870541M
LC Control Number62062401

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  The Line of Balance (LOB) Scheduling Technique was originated by the Goodyear Company in the early 's and was developed by the U.S. Navy in the early 's for the programming and control of. Line balancing aims at grouping the facilities (or tasks) and workers in an efficient pattern in order to obtain an optimum or most promising balance of the capacities and flow of the production on assembly processes.   The LOB itself is a graphic device that enables a manager to see at a single glance which activities of an operation are “in balance” – i.e., whether those which should have been completed at the time of the review actually are completed and whether any activities scheduled for future completion are lagging behind schedule. LINE OF BALANCE (LOB) SCHEDULING TECHNIQUE Methods for planning and controlling highly repetitive projects have been investigated in the last two decades. The techniques that were developed are grouped under the generic term of "Linear Scheduling Methods".

Abstract: Line balancing is an effective tool to improve the throughput of assembly line while reducing bottleneck, cycle time. Line balancing is the problem of assigning operation to workstation along an assembly line, in such a way that assignment is optimal in some sense. In linear programming z, the expression being optimized, is called the objec-tive function. The variables x1;xxn are called decision variables, and their values are subject to m + 1 constraints (every line ending with a bi, plus the nonnegativity constraint). A set of x1;xxn satisfying all the constraints is.   D is the balance delay ratio; N is the number of work stations; C is the maximum operation time, and; T is the total work content. NC may be minimized by (a) working from a given production rate and equivalently a cycle time ‘C’ to determine the lowest vale of ‘N’ of (b) working from a given number of work stations and equivalently by a given value of ‘N’ to determine the lowest. This book is dedicated mainly to undergraduate engineering students, especially Civil Engineering students where most of the applications are presented in the civil engineering field. It provides the reader with the main knowledge to manage a construction project from preliminary stages to handover.

Simplex Method is one of the most powerful & popular methods for linear programming. The simplex method is an iterative procedure for getting the most feasible solution. In this method, we keep transforming the value of basic variables to get maximum value for the objective function. A linear programming function is in its standard form if it. > Computer Graphics Using OpenGL 3e by Francis S Hill, Jr. and Stephen M Kelley > > Convex Optimization by Stephen Boyd and Lieven Vandenberghe > > Classical Mechanics by R. Douglas Gregory > > Communication Systems Engineering 2e by John G. Proakis and Masoud Salehi > > Control Systems Engineering 4e by Norman S. Nise >. Balance Technology Inc • Jomar Drive, Whitmore Lake, MI • • USA P R E C I S I O N M E A S U R E M E N T A N D T E S T I N G E Q U I P M E N T A N D S E R V I C E S THE BASICS OF BALANCING Gary K. Grim John W. Haidler Bruce J. Mitchell, Jr. Why Balance? Line of balance is a method of showing the repetitive work that may exist in a project program as a single line on a graph rather than a series of individual activities on a bar chart. A Line of Balance Chart can be used for any project where there are a number of separate but.