assembly-line balancing


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assembly-line balancing

[ə′sem·blē ‚līn ′bal·əns·iŋ]
(industrial engineering)
Assigning numbers of operators or machines to each operation of an assembly line so as to meet the required production rate with a minimum of idle time.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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