Cell Layout
Book chapter, 2015

This article defines a cell layout as being a group of dissimilar machines or processes arranged according to the design of the product being made or the operations required for its production. The operation sequence and flow direction can be varied and the workers in a cell are usually multiskilled and can operate more than one machine or process.

group technology

product families

cell layout

coding and classification

Author

David Bennett

Chalmers, Technology Management and Economics, Supply and Operations Management

Wiley Encyclopedia of Management, Volume 10, Operations Management, 3rd Edition

Subject Categories

Other Engineering and Technologies

Business Administration

Areas of Advance

Production

DOI

10.1002/9781118785317.weom100050

ISBN

978-1-119-97251-8

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Latest update

12/13/2018