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    South California Furniture, Inc., produces all types of office furniture. The "Executive Secretary" is a chair that has been designed using ergonomics to provide comfort during long work hours. The chair sells for $130. There are 480 minutes available during the day, and the average daily demand has been 50 chairs. There are eight tasks:

    task performance time task must follow
    (min) task listed below
    A 4 --
    B 7 --
    C 6 A, B
    D 5 C
    E 6 D
    F 7 E
    G 8 E
    H 6 F, G

    a- Draw a precedence diagram of this operation.
    b- What is the cycle time for this operation?
    c- What is the theoretical minimum number of workstations?
    d- Assign tasks to workstations.
    e- How much total idle time is present each day?
    f- What is the overall efficiency of the assembly line?

    Can you provide algebraic details for all calculations?

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    South California Furniture, Inc., produces all types of office furniture. The "Executive Secretary" is a chair that has been designed using ergonomics to provide comfort during long work hours. The chair sells for $130. There are 480 minutes available during the day, and the average daily demand has been 50 chairs. There are eight tasks:

    task performance time task must follow
    (min) task ...

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    The expert examines task performance time and the theoretical minimum number of workstations.

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