group technology


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group technology

[′grüp tek′näl·ə·jē]
(industrial engineering)
A manufacturing system that uses a classification and coding scheme to group parts into families based on similar manufacturing requirements, and specifies parts characteristics, process plans, setups, and manufacturing sequences.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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(1995), "Exceptional element problems in group technology", The Proceedings, 31st Annual Meeting, Southeastern Chapter, The Institute of Management Science, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, October 5-6, pp.
The number of groups, G = M the number of parts and there is therefore no basis for group technology. Burbidge[27] submits, however, that this situation rarely, if ever, occurs in practice.
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