A project-oriented text that covers the basics of plant layout and materials handling. It leads the readers through the collection, analysis and development of information to produce a quality plant layout. Examples present the material clearly and some experience with CAD programs is assumed.
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Within this project-oriented book the reader will find descriptions of techniques and procedures of plant layout and material handling. This practical "how-to" edition will lead the reader through the collection, analysis and development of information to produce a quality plant layout. The book is written at a high school algebra level and assumes some experience with computer-aided design (CAD) programs.From the Back Cover:
This useful guide and reference explores the techniques and procedures for developing an efficient facility layout, and introduces some of the state-of-the-art tools involved, such as computer simulation. A “how-to,” systematic, and methodical approach leads the reader through the collection, analysis and development of information to produce a quality functional plant layout. Chapter topics include time study, process design, flow analysis techniques, activity relationship analysis, area allocation, and selling the layout. For experienced facilities planners, and individuals who possess the required skills to be one, who want to directly correlate the efficiency of a layout and material handling systems with the efficiency, productivity, and profitability of any given enterprise.
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Book Description Regents/Prentice Hall, 1993. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 1. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0130134759