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Capacity - definition(s)

Capacity - The maximum amount of parts that may be processed in a given time period.

Is constrained by the bottleneck of the line--that is, the capacity of a production system depends on what is usually the slowest operation.

Capacity = 1 / Cycle Time

Typically the above formula is used when cycle time is expressed in shifts/part, thus measuring capacity as parts/shift.

[Category=Data Quality ]

Source: iSixSigma, 04 January 2011 09:17:36, External

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capacity - [analysis/geoprocessing] In location-allocation, the maximum number of people or units that a center can service, contain, or have assigned to it.

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Source: esri, 09 February 2012 09:18:05, External




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