The Line Of Balance (LOB) process is employed when a repetitive process exists within the contract’s work scope. The manufacturing of parts and the assembly of units in the factory are two candidates for the use of LOB.

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Line of Balance (“LOB”) – A graphical display of scheduled units versus actual units over a given set of critical schedule control points on a particular day. The line of balance technique is oriented towards the control of production activities. (Wideman Comparative Glossary of Common Project Management Terms v2.1)

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