This book attempts to treat line design and its related subjects in a cohesive manner, with an emphasis on design applications. It discusses general guidelines for setting up assumptions and determining line performance parameters, based on empirical data from literature reports.
Table of Contents
1. Fundamental Concepts 2. Empirical Data and Statistical Analysis 3. Queuing Analysis and Optimization Techniques 4. Process and Operation Design 5. Material-Handling Systems 6. Work-in-Process Management 7. Capacity Planning and Human Resource Management 8. Line Integration 9. Line Simulation 10. An Analysis of an Assembly Line Design