precedence diagram


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precedence diagram

a chart which depicts the sequence of operations involved in an assembly operation by specifying which operations need to be completed prior to subsequent operations commencing. Precedence diagrams are a means of planning and controlling PRODUCTION operations.
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Figure 3 shows a precedence diagram with less strict linear precedence.
7) See your textbook for examples of precedence diagrams and work station diagrams.
The use of Gantt charts, precedence diagrams, and flow charts before starting to build is highly beneficial in determining the architecture of your idea.