Implementation of New Workflow Layout for Capstone Design Project

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    In completing a capstone design project, students were allowed to use all facilities in a mechanical workshop (including machining area, assembly area, and welding area). However, the main problem was they had a very limited space and time to do their work due to the poor arrangement of raw material, machines, and tools. Therefore, this study was conducted to create a systematic process workflow layout. After implementing the new improvement of process workflow layout, a time study analysis and a satisfactory survey were conducted. The study found that total average transportation time could be reduced from 313sec to 102sec with 67.14% of reduction. As for satisfactory survey, it was found that most of the users were satisfied with the new process workflow layout; 7.41% of the users found it very convenient, 75.93% convenient and 18.52% moderately convenient.



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    Design project; material management; transportation time; workflow layout; workstation

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Article ID: 25689
DOI: 10.14419/ijet.v7i4.42.25689

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