# What are the minimum and maximum cycle times?

July 30, 2019
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July 30, 2019

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3.00 points

Problem 6-1

 An assembly line with 17 tasks is to be balanced. The longest task is 2.4 minutes, and the total time for all tasks is 18 minutes. The line will operate for 450 minutes per day.

 a. What are the minimum and maximum cycle times? (Round your answers to 1 decimal place.)

 Minimum cycle time II III IV

 e. Compute the percentage of idle time for the assignment in part d. Use the actual bottleneck cycle time in your calculation. (Round your answer to 1 decimal place. Omit the “%” sign in your response.)

 Percentage of idle time II III IV V

 e. Calculate the percentage idle time for the line using the 50 second cycle time. (Round your answer to 1 decimal place. Omit the “%” sign in your response.)

 Percentage of idle time II III IV

 b. In order of greatest positional weight.

 Work Station Tasks I II III IV