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Layout Design Understanding

1. An initial solution has been given to the following work center layout problem. Given the flows described and a cost of $2.00 per unit per foot, compute the total cost for the layout. Each location is 100 feet long and 50 feet wide as shown in the following figure. Use the centers of departments for distances and measure distance using metropolitan-rectilinear distance.

2. Some tasks and the order in which they must be performed according to their assembly requirements are shown in the following table. These are to be combined into workstations to create an assembly line. The assembly line operates 7 1/2 hours per day. The output requirements is 1,000 units per day.


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