Production Planning and Control

Production Planning and Control

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The planning and control of the production process represents a fundamental part of modern manufacturing technology. This book provides an essential introduction to the basic principles involved and is specially written for BTEC HNC/D programmes in mechanical and production engineering.The aim is to give the reader a practical and comprehensive appreciation and understanding of the ways in which manufacturing companies are organised; the nature and diversity of engineering products; the organisation of production and the planning and control of production.Production Planning and Control covers the BTEC units Control of Manu639-5Manufacture U38/188 and Production Planning and Control U38/ more

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  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 138 x 214 x 14mm | 258.55g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • 0582228204
  • 9780582228207

Table of contents

Preface. 1.The manufacturing organisation. 2.Controlling. 3.Production organisation. 4.The product. 5.Quality control. 6.Work systems. 7.Demand forecasting. 8.Capacity management. 9.Project network analysis. 10.Production planning. 11.Batch processing. 12.Flow production. 13.Inventory management. Appendix: assignment based learning. Further reading. Answers to revision questions. more

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