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  • For Scenario 2, consider the assignment of tasks to 2 assemblers (2 workstations) (W1-W3 for Assembler 1; W4-W7 for Assembler 2). Would this assignment be right, if the cycle time was given as 70 seconds? If the answer is no, determine better assignment of tasks.

Hint: Largest candidate rule must be used.


Scenario 2
Assembler 1/ Element No and Description Cycle1 Duration (sec) Cycle2 Duration (sec) Cycle3 Duration (sec) Cycle4 Duration (sec) Cycle5 Duration (sec)
W1 Strip the jacket 24,76099 27,23709 29,71319 37,14149 22,28489
W2 Strip the cores 12,3805 17,33269 9,904396 19,80879 29,71319
W3 Twist the wires 12,3805 14,85659 19,80879 19,80879 17,33269
TOTAL(sec) 49,522 59,4264 59,4264 76,7591 69,3308
Assembler 2/ Element No and Description Cycle1 Duration (sec) Cycle2 Duration (sec) Cycle3 Duration (sec) Cycle4 Duration (sec) Cycle5 Duration (sec)
W4 Install the ground wire 8,666347 10,39962 7,799712 6,066443 6,933077
W5 Install other two wires 10,39962 12,99952 12,13289 14,73279 17,33269
W6 Fix the cable to the plug 15,59942 18,19933 19,9326 21,66587 19,06596
W7 Join and fix the two sides of the plug 8,666347 9,532981 6,066443 7,799712 12,13289
TOTAL(sec) 43,33173 51,13144 45,93164 50,26481 55,46462

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