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Line Design with Stoppers

  • Masayuki Matsui
Part of the International Series in Operations Research & Management Science book series (ISOR, volume 125)

The ALS (assembly line system) can be without or with stoppers, which prevent the overflow of items. The latter system is known as a free-flow line (e.g., [9, 10]), in which the arrival items are controlled (stopped or proceeded) by a stopper at each station.

Keywords

Cycle Time Service Time Interarrival Time Assembly Line Balance Line Design 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Masayuki Matsui
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  1. 1.The University of Electro-CommunicationsTokyoJapan

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