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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To solve this mixed model assembly line problem, the precedence diagrams for all the models are combined, and then we use adjusted processing time to transform the mixed model line balancing problem into a single model line balancing problem and determine average task processing times for the tasks that are required by more than one model [49-52].