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Course: Systems of Synthetic Times
Teachers in charge Ph. D. Zvonko Dragčević, Prof.
Study, Module Textile Technology and Engineering - graduate, Module Clothing Engineering
Course summary 4 (2+2+0)
Knowledge verification writing exam, oral exam
Lecture type lectures, practice
Exercise type audio practice, laboratory practice
Subject content The systems of predetermined normal times (MTM; WF). The principles and time units of the MTM system (Motion Timestudy Measurement). Basic motions of the human body working system: hand (9), eyes (2) legs, torso and body (9). Charts containing the data on normal time. Rules of logical sequence of motions according to the type and dynamics, as well as by the necessary visual and muscular control. Performing simultaneous and combined motions, dependent upon the level of skill. Standard set of motions. The systems of logical sequence of sets of movements. The methods of determining normal times for machine-hand sub-operations. Designing and constructing workplaces using the MTM system. The application of the MTM system in constructing working systems.
Aim of course The contents of the subject are based on a properly developed and tested expert system of logical sequence of motions, with the appropriate data basis. This set of knowledge in the field of industrial engineering offer a scientific approach to determining optimal method of work, with appropriate time norms, in the phase of designing and constructing workplaces and manufacturing systems already.
Literature necessary for course Maynard H.B.: Synthetic times – organisation, management, productivity (in Croatian), Panorama, Zagreb 1985.
Maynard H.B.: Industrial engineering – a textbook of modern industrial techniques In Croatian), Privredni pregled, Beograd 1987.
Supplement literature Peter M.: Work study – basic procedure MTM (in Slovenian), Instituta za organizaciju dela, Kranj 1983.
Čosić I., Nonković M.: MTM – the system of predetermined standard times – research and application (in Serbian), Univerzitet Novi Sad,
Institut za industrijske sustave, Novi Sad 1987.
Selection of papers from Croatian and foreign magazines.
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