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Computer‐based Cell Formation Incorporating Process Sequence

E.G. John (University of Wales, College of Cardiff, UK)
H. Schäfer (University of Nottingham, UK)
A.R. Rowlands (University of Wales, College of Cardiff, UK)

International Journal of Operations & Production Management

ISSN: 0144-3577

Article publication date: 1 January 1992

Abstract

Describes a philosophy of cell formation for cellular manufacturing which reasons that an analysis of the sequential processing of components is a fundamental requirement in understanding the problem, as well as being a necessity in generating the subsequent solution. Includes a résumé of the problems encountered in processing the pertinent industrial data coupled with an outline of the computer‐based methodology used to implement the philosophy.

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John, E.G., Schäfer, H. and Rowlands, A.R. (1992), "Computer‐based Cell Formation Incorporating Process Sequence", International Journal of Operations & Production Management, Vol. 12 No. 1, pp. 60-65. https://doi.org/10.1108/EUM0000000001296

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