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SYSTEMATIC LAYOUT PLANNING (SLP) -- Capsule Summary

I LOCATION INPUTS (PQRST)


1 & ACTIVITY-

Application
II TYPES OF LAYOUT
PHASES

OVERALL LAYOUT AREAS

RELATIONSHIPS
III DETAILED LAYOUTS 2 (Flow & Other) SPACE
SPACE
(Required & Available) RELATIONSHIP
IV INSTALLATION DIAGRAM

TIME 3 ADJUSTMENTS
for PRELIMINARY
Fit & Function LAYOUT
ARRANGEMENTS

4 MODIFICATIONS PLAN X
&
1 ALTERNATIVE Y
PROCEDURE

Chart 3 Diagram LIMITATIONS Z


LAYOUTS
1. RELATIONSHIPS
Establish 2
LAYOUT = 2. SPACE 5 EVALUATION
&
PLANNING Draw 4 APPROVAL
3. ADJUSTMENT LAYOUT PLAN
for this phase
Evaluate 5 6 Detail THIRD EDITION ok
Development
FUNDAMENTALS SIMPLIFIED SLP PATTERN FULL SYSTEMATIC-LAYOUT-PLANNING PATTERN

Letter
Process Chart Symbols Extended to Color Black & Vowel No. No. of Importance or Color
Symbols & Action* Identify Equipment & Space Ident. White** Letter Evaluating Description
Value Lines Intensity Rating Code Value
Forming or Treating Equipment Almost Perfect Results A
& Space Green** A 4 Abnormally High Red**
* Operation (Excellent) 4
Assembly, Sub-Assembly, Red** Orange Especially Good Results E
Dis-Assembly E 3 Especially High Yellow** (Very Good)
CONVENTIONS

3
* Transportation Transport-related Orange
Equipment & Space Yellow** Important Results I
I 2 Important Green**
(Good) 2
Handling Handling Areas -- Orange
Pick-up & Set-Down Yellow** Ordinary Results O
O 1 Ordinary Blue**
* Storage Equipment Orange (Fair) 1
Storage
and Space Yellow** Uncol- Unimportant Results U
* Orange
U 0 Unimportant ored**
Delay Set-down or Hold Areas (Poor) 0
Yellow** X
X -1 Not Desirable Brown** Not Acceptable Results
* Inspection Inspect, Test, Check Equipment (Not Satisfactory)
Blue** ?
& Space
Service & Support -2,-3,
* A.N.S.I. Standard Blue** XX -4,? Extremely Undesirable Black
** MHMS (IMMS) Standard Equipment & Space
(Adopted as basic to Office or Planning Areas, Brown**
SLP procedure) or Building Features (Gray) 1989. RICHARD MUTHER 2002. RICHARD MUTHER & ASSOCIATES RMA - 1154K