Ch 7 Capacity and Capacity Calculations
Definition and Measures of Capacity Capacity: The maximum output of a system in a given period Design Capacity: The maximum capacity that can be achieved under ideal conditions Maximum usable capacity of a Effective capacity particular facility © 1998 by Prentice Hall, Inc. A Simon & Schuster Company Upper Saddle River, N.J. 07458 Transparency Masters to accompany Operations Management, 5E (Heizer & Render) 7-38
Capacity • Repetitive line capacity • Cycle time • Bottlenecks • Capacity calcutations • Job Shop capacity – skip this section • Run time • Setup time • Capacity calculations
Gannt Chart • Planning chart used to schedule resources and allocate time. • Time on horizontal axis • Processes on vertical axes • Plot jobs through processes over time • Cannot use time machines to go back in time!