1st Edition

Handbook of Military Industrial Engineering

Edited By Adedeji B. Badiru, Marlin U. Thomas Copyright 2009
    828 Pages 198 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    In light of increasing economic and international threats, military operations must be examined with a critical eye in terms of process design, management, improvement, and control. Although the Pentagon and militaries around the world have utilized industrial engineering (IE) concepts to achieve this goal for decades, there has been no single resource to bring together IE applications with a focus on improving military operations. Until now.

    Winner of the 2010 IIE/Joint Publishers Book-of-the-Year Award

    The Handbook of Military Industrial Engineering is the first compilation of the fundamental tools, principles, and modeling techniques of industrial engineering with specific and direct application to military systems. Globally respected IE experts provide proven strategies that can help any military organization effectively create, adapt, utilize, and deploy resources, tools, and technology.

    Topics covered include:

    • Supply Chain Management and decision making
    • Lean Enterprise Concepts for military operations
    • Modeling and optimization
    • Economic planning for military systems
    • Contingency planning and logistics
    • Human factors and ergonomics
    • Information management and control

    Civilian engineers working on systems analysis, project management, process design, and operations research will also find inspiration and useful ideas on how to effectively apply the concepts covered for non-military uses.

    On the battlefield and in business, victory goes to those who utilize their resources most effectively, especially in times of operational crisis. The Handbook of Military Industrial Engineering is a complete reference that will serve as an invaluable resource for those looking to make the operational improvements needed to accomplish the mission at hand.

    PART I: Executive Summary
    Executive Summary: Handbook of Military Industrial Engineering; A. Badiru

    PART II: Modeling and Optimization
    Optimizing a Physical Security Configuration Using a Highly Detailed Simulation Model; T. Marechal, A. Smith, V. Ustun, J. Smith, and E. Lefeber
    A Time-window Constrained Scheduling of Target Illuminators in Naval Battle-group Antiair Warfare; Y. Lee and H. Sherali
    Multiple Criteria Optimization Models for Supplier Selection; A. Ravindran and V. Wadhwa
    Probabilistic Modeling for UAV Path Planning in the Presence of Threat Zones; B. Pfeiffer, R. Batta, K. Klamroth, and R. Nagi
    Modeling the End-to-End Military Transportation Problem; J. Moore, J. Barnes, and R. Hill
    New Advances in Solving the Weapon–Target Assignment Problem; R. Ahuja, A. Kumar, K. Jha, and J. Orlin
    Optimization Model for Military Budget Allocation and Capital Rationing; A. Badiru and C. Aikens
    An Overview of Meta-heuristics and their use in Military Modeling; R. Hill and E. Pohl

    PART III: Reliability and Maintenance
    Recent Advances in Optimal Reliability Allocation; W. Kuo and R. Wan
    Lower Confidence Bounds for System Reliability from Binary Failure Data using Bootstrapping; L. Leemis
    Assessing the Reliability of a Contingency Logistics Network; M. Thomas
    Computing Small-fleet Aircraft Availabilities including Redundancy and Spares; J. Cochran and T. Lewis
    High Velocity Maintenance: The Role of Industrial Engineering in USAF Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul; D. Keene, F. Dement, and G. O’Neill
    Beyond Authorized versus Assigned: Aircraft Maintenance Personnel Capacity; J. Howe, B. Thoele, S. Pendley, A. Antoline, and R. Golden

    PART IV: Contingency Planning and Logistics
    Joint and Multinational Campaign Planning: A Project/Program Management Approach; R. Deckro, J. Moore, M. Fredley, J. Jackson, M. Artelli, and J. Van Hove
    Mobilizing Marine Corps Officers; D. Bausch, G. Brown, D. Hundley, S. Rapp, and R. Rosenthal
    The Deployment Scheduling Analysis Tool (DSAT); T. Hodgson, B. Melendez, K. Thoney, and T. Trainor
    The Deployment Analysis Network Tool Extended (DANTE); T. Hodgson, W. Spivey, T. Trainor, and M. Williams
    Reserve Manufacturing Capacity for Augmenting Contingency; Logistics Requirements; M. Thomas and M. Lawley
    Inventory Models for Contingency Operations; M. Thomas
    Planning the Ground Force for Operations in the Post Cold War Era: A Systems Analysis Approach; W. Cherry, R. Huber, and T. Hodgson

    PART V: Supply Chain and Decision Making
    Supply Chain Management; D. Lambert
    Hierarchical Dynamic Decision Making; A. Badiru

    PART VI: Human Factors and Ergonomics
    Human Factors in Military Systems; M. Blue and R. Hill
    Digital Warfighter Modeling for Military Applications; K. Abdel-Malek, J. Yang, T. Marler, and J. Arora

    PART VII: Management and Process Improvement
    Achieving Strategic Aims: Moving Toward a Process-based Government Enterprise; G. Freeman
    The Military Performance Team; J. Brogan
    How to Initiate Performance Management within the US Army; J. Brogan
    Critical Resource Diagramming and Work Rate Analysis; A. Badiru
    Innovative Techniques and Practical Software Tools for Addressing Military Analytical Problems; B. Foote and S. Goerger
    Countering Forgetting Through Training and Deployment; M. Jaber, H. Kher, and D. Davis
    Half-life Theory of Learning Curves; A. Badiru and A. Ijaduola
    Readiness for Organizational Change: The Systematic Development of a Scale; D. Holt, A. Armenakis, H. Feild, and S. Harris




    Adedeji B. Badiru, Marlin U. Thomas