Gantt chart

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Fig. 45 Gantt chart. A typical example.

Gantt chart

a chart used for PRODUCTION SCHEDULING purposes which lists orders on the left of the chart and time along the right of the chart as in Fig. 45, depicting the scheduling of orders on a day-by-day or week-by-week basis using bar lines to show the start and completion dates of each order. A similar chart can be used to show machine availability and utilization rates in producing orders.
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Functional dimension MRP II: P17--To calculate production needs, P18--To allocate work orders on available machines, P19--To make the production sequencing schedule, P20--To calculate machines load, P21--To show the GANT Chart with the work orders sequencing, P22--To calculate production needs through sales order lead times, P23--To open work orders through the economic production quantity, P24--To calculate production capacity, P25--To plan and control the shop floor, P26--To reschedule production after changes made in sales orders, P27--To simulate production needs from sales forecasts, and P 28--To integrate with the supervisor systems (CIM, SKADA, MES, etc.
82 P19 Sequencing Scheduling 13 P20 Machine Load 9 P21 GANT Chart 5 P22 Lead Time Need 31 P23 W.