Design of a period batch control planning system for cellular manufacturing

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[University Library Groningen] [Host], 2001 - Manufacturing cells - 275 pages
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Page 5 - The constant repetition of the same process necessarily produces in the workman a degree of excellence and rapidity in his particular department, which is never possessed by one person who is obliged to execute many different processes.
Page 5 - Suppose, for instance, the colliers were to 'strike' for an advance of wages— unless there was a stock of coal above ground, the furnaces must be stopped, and the miners also would be thrown out of employ. Now the cost of keeping a stock of iron ore, or of coals above ground, is just the same as that of keeping in a drawer, unemployed, its value in money, (except, indeed, that the coal suffers a small deterioration by exposure to the elements). The interest of this sum must, therefore, be considered...
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