Motion study is a systematic way of determining the best method of doing the work by scrutinizing the motions made by the worker or the machine. As per Gilbreath it is the science of eliminating the wastefulness due to unnecessary motions. He was interested in finding the one best way to do the job. he analyzed the motions of bricklayers and was successful in reducing the number of motions of a bricklayer from 18 to 5.
Motion study can be divided into three components or types: Continue reading “What is motion study”