GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) Mechanical Engineering: Questions 1 of 314

Appeared in Year: 2002

Question

MCQ▾

The principles of motion economy are mostly used while conducting

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

A feasibility study of the proposed manufacturing plant.

b.

A method study on an operation

c.

A time study on an operation

d.

A financial appraisal of an operation

Answer

b.

Explanation

The principles of motion economy are mostly used while conducting a method study on an operation .

Method study is a set of techniques developed to divide a job into smaller part followed by its rearrangement to make it more effective and productive .

To facilate micro motion study Gilberth divided all the basic hand and eye motion into its fundamental motion known as therblig . One was added later on . Now there are total eighteen therbligs . Each therblig has a specific symbol , notation and colour for recording purpose .

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