Manufacturing Facilities Design and Material Handling

Manufacturing Facilities Design and Material Handling

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For Junior/Senior level courses in Plant and Facilities Planning and Manufacturing Systems and Procedures. This textbook is also suitable for a graduate level course. This project-oriented facilities design and material handling textbook 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 students through the collection, analysis and development of information to produce a quality functional plant layout for a "learn" manufacturing environment.
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  • Paperback | 528 pages
  • 174 x 234 x 24mm | 920.79g
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 3rd edition
  • 0131125354
  • 9780131125353

Table of contents

1. Introduction to Manufacturing Facilities Design and Material Handling. 2. Sources of Information for Manufacturing Facilities Design. 3. Time Study. 4. Process Design. 5. Flow Analysis Techniques. 6. Activity Relationship Analysis. 7. Ergonomics and Workstation Design Space Requirements. 8. Auxiliary Services Requirement Space. 9. Employee Services-Space Requirements. 10. Material Handling. 11. Material Handling Equipment. 12. Office Layout Techniques and Space Requirements. 13. Area Allocation. 14. Facilities Design-The Layout. 15. Application of Computer Simulation and Modeling. 16. Selling the Layout. Answers. Index.
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