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1

Four major layout patterns commonly used in configuring facilities are product, process, cellular, and fixed-position

True

2

A process layout is an arrangement based on the sequence of operations that is performed during the manufacturing of a good or delivery of a service

False

3

Product layouts are less flexible than process layouts

True

4

Cellular layouts facilitate the processing of families of parts with similar processing requirements

True

5

In cellular layouts, equipment with similar functional characteristics is grouped together

False

6

The basic tradeoff in selecting among the major layout types is flexibility versus productivity

True

7

An assembly line is an example of a product layout

True

8

Assembly line balancing is a technique to group tasks among workstations so that each workstation has the same number of tasks.

False

9

Balance delay is the complement of assembly-line efficiency

True

10

Some process-layout software programs try to optimize the total closeness rating of a layout

True

11

Safety is a function of the job, the person performing the job, and the surrounding environment

True