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Production and Operations Analysis
Traditional, Latest, and Smart Views

ISBN 9780815361961
Published December 11, 2019 by CRC Press
672 Pages 208 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

The aim of this book is to cover various aspects of the Production and Operations Analysis. Apart from the introduction to basic understanding of each topic, the book will also provide insights to various conventional techniques as well as, various other mathematical and nature-based techniques extracted from the existing literature. Concepts like smart factories, intelligent manufacturing, and various techniques of manufacturing will also be included. Various types of numerical examples will also be presented in each chapter and the descriptions will be done in lucid style with figures, point-wise descriptions, tables, pictures to facilitate easy understanding of the subject.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Production and Operations Concept

    1. Introduction
    2. Types of Production Systems
    3. Productivity
    4. Types of Manufacturing

2. Study of Techniques

    2.1 Introduction

    2.2 Overview of Techniques

    2.3 OR Techniques

    2.4 Nature-Based Techniques

    2.5 Other Techniques

    2.6 Conclusion


3. Introduction to Smart Manufacturing

    3.1 Basic Concepts of Smart Manufacturing

    3.2 Components of Smart Manufacturing

    3.3 Technological Requirements

    3.4 Various Frameworks as Discussed in Existing Literature

    3.5 Conclusion


4. Forecasting

    4.1 Introduction

    4.2 Classification of Forecasting Techniques

    4.3 Qualitative Forecasting Techniques

    4.4 Quantitative Forecasting Techniques

    4.5 Goodness of Fit

    4.6 Various Non-Traditional Approaches as Applied

    4.7 Forecasting in Smart Manufacturing Context

    4.8 Summary of Recent Research Ideas on Forecasting

    4.9 Relevant Software Packages

    4.10 Conclusion



5. Aggregate Planning

    5.1 Introduction

    5.2 Types of Aggregate Plans

    5.3 Method of Aggregate Planning

    5.4 Aggregate Planning Models

    5.5 Recent Research Studies on Aggregate Planning

    5.6 Conclusion



6. Facility Layout

    6.1 Introduction

    6.2 Types of Facility Layout

    6.3 Required Tools for Facility Layout

    6.4 Computerized Facility Layout Techniques

    6.5 Summary of Research Studies on Facility Layout

    6.6 Conclusion



7. Facility Location

    7.1 Introduction

    7.2 Types of Distances

    7.3 Single Facility Location Problem

    7.4 Multifacility Location Problem

    7.5 Location-Allocation Problem

    7.6 Covering Problem

    7.7 Median Location Problem

    7.8 Center Problem

    7.9 Summary of Recent Research Studies

    7.10 Voronoi Diagram

    7.11 Conclusion




    8. Master Production Scheduling

    8.1 Introduction

    8.2 Basic Techniques of Master Production Scheduling

    8.3 MPS in Various Manufacturing Environments

    8.4 Latest Techniques of MPS

    8.5 Conclusion



9. Material Requirement Planning

    9.1 Introduction

    9.2 Various Inputs for MRP

    9.3 Basic Technique

    9.4 Advanced and Recent Techniques

    9.5 Various Nature-Based Optimization Approaches

    9.6 Material Requirement Planning in Smart Manufacturing Context

    9.7 Softwares for Material Requirement Planning

    9.8 Conclusion



10. Just-In-time and Kanban

    10.1 Introduction

    10.2 Different Types of Waste

    10.3 5S Approach

    10.4 Tools Used in Just-in-Time (JIT)

    10.5 Kanban

    10.6 Additional Concepts

    10.7 Implementing Visual Control

    10.8 Recent Research Studies on JIT

    10.9 Just-In-Time in Smart Manufacturing Context

    10.10 JIT Software

    10.11 Conclusion



11. Capacity Planning

    11.1 Introduction

    11.2 Methods of Rough-Cut Capacity Planning

    11.3 Capacity Requirement Planning

    11.4 Dynamic Capacity Planning

    11.5 Summary of Recent Research Ideas

    11.6 Benchmark Techniques Applied

    11.7 Capacity Planning in Smart Manufacturing Context

    11.8 Relevant Software Packages

    11.9 Conclusion



12. Inventory Control System

    12.1 Introduction

    12.2 Economic Order Quantity (EOQ)

    12.3 Stochastic Models

    12.4 Classification of Inventory

    12.5 Summary of Recent Research Ideas

    12.6 Inventory Control in Smart Manufacturing Context

    12.7 Conclusion



13. Materials Management

    13.1 Introduction

    13.2 Purchasing

    13.3 Inventory Fundamentals

    13.4 Different Types of Code Reading

    13.5 Recent Research Ideas

    13.6 Materials Management in Smart Manufacturing Context

    13.7 Software Packages

    13.8 Conclusion


14. Material Handling System

    14.1 Introduction

    14.2 Unit and Bulk Material Handling

    14.3 Warehouse Management

    14.4 Material Handling Equipments

    14.5 Summary of Recent Research Ideas

    14.6 Material Handling in Smart Manufacturing Context

    14.7 Conclusion


15. Production Planning and Control

    15.1 Introduction

    15.2 Importance of Effective Production Planning and Control (PPC)

    15.3 Framework of PPC

    15.4 Conclusion


16. Scheduling

    16.1 Introduction

    16.2 Single Machine Scheduling

    16.3 Flow Shop Scheduling

    16.4 Parallel Processing and Batch Processing

    16.5 Network-Based Scheduling

    16.6 Finite Loading

    16.7 Assembly Line Balancing

    16.8 Role of Meta-Heuristics and Other Methods in Scheduling

    16.9 Scheduling in the Context of Smart Manufacturing

    16.10 Conclusion



17. Project Scheduling

    17.1 Introduction

    17.2 Program Evaluation and Review Technique (PERT) and Critical Path Method (CPM)

    17.3 Crashing

    17.4 Graphical Evaluation and Review Technique (GERT)

    17.5 Milestone Chart

    17.6 Resource-Constrained Project Scheduling

    17.7 Summary of Recent Research Studies

    17.8 Conclusion



18. Quality Management

    18.1 Introduction

    18.2 Basics of Control Charts

    18.3 Acceptance Sampling

    18.4 Other Aspects of Quality Management

    18.5 ISO Standards

    18.6 Recent Research Studies on Quality Management

    18.7 Conclusion


19. Reliability and Maintenance Management

    19.1 Introduction

    19.2 Types of Maintenance Management Techniques

    19.3 Basic Concept Related to Maintenance of Complex Systems

    19.4 Recent Research Studies on Maintenance Management

    19.5 Maintenance Management in Smart Manufacturing Context

    19.6 Conclusion



20. Total Quality Management

    20.1 Introduction

    20.2 Contributions of Quality Maestros

    20.3 TQM Elements

    20.4 Teams for TQM

    20.5 Some Other Traditional Concepts

    20.6 Recent Research Studies on Total Quality Management

    20.7 Conclusion


21. Work Study and Method Study

    21.1 Introduction

    21.2 Work Study

    21.3 Method Study

    21.4 Techniques for Method Study

    21.5 Various Charts and Diagrams

    21.6 Critical Examination

    21.7 Principle of Motion Economy

    21.8 Work Measurement

    21.9 Research Studies on Work Study and Method Study

    21.10 Conclusion



22. Supply Chain Management

    22.1 Introduction

    22.2 Distribution

    22.3 Transportation

    22.4 Information

    22.5 Supply Chain Performance Measure

    22.6 Recent Research Studies on Supply Chain

    22.7 Conclusion


23. Enterprise Resource Planning

    23.1 Introduction

    23.2 Introduction of ERP Packages

    23.3 Recent Research Studies on ERP

    23.4 Conclusion


24. Miscellaneous Topics

    24.1 Introduction

    24.2 Supplier Selection Problem

    24.3 Vendor Scheduling and Follow Up

    24.4 Distribution Requirements Planning (DRP)

    24.5 Business Process Reengineering (BPR)

    24.6 Conclusion


25. Production Management Methods

    25.1 Introduction

    25.2 Concurrent Engineering

    25.3 Cellular Manufacturing

    25.4 Commonsense Manufacturing

    25.5 Agent-Based Manufacturing

    25.6 Holonic Manufacturing

    25.7 Agile Manufacturing

    25.8 Lean Manufacturing

    25.9 Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM)

    25.10 Collaborative Manufacturing

    25.11 Cooperative Manufacturing

    25.12 Cycle Time Management

    25.13 Bionic Manufacturing

    25.14 E-Manufacturing

    25.15 Flexible Manufacturing System

    25.16 Virtual Manufacturing

    25.17 World-Class Manufacturing

    25.18 Conclusion


26. Theory of Constraints

    26.1 Introduction

    26.2 Drum-Buffer-Rope (DBR) Model

    26.3 Relevant Research Studies

    26.4 Conclusion


27. Conclusion

    27.1 Introduction and Sustainability

    27.2 Glimpxse of Future Manufacturing System and Research

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Dr. Susmita Bandyopadhyay is a teacher of a renowned university and an intense researcher. She has a total of 20 years’ of industrial, teaching and research experience in manufacturing and related areas of study. Currently, Dr. Bandyopadhyay teaches Systems and Operations Management. She holds M.Tech. in Industrial Engineering, MBA and Master in Computer Applications apart from PhD (in Production Engineering) and some other qualifications. Her basic area of research is Multi-Objective Optimization with the application areas of Production and Supply Chain. Dr. Bandyopadhyay is a Reviewer of significant number of International Journals and an Editorial Assistant of a journal. She has published books at the International level, in addition to research articles in reputed international journals, referred conference proceedings and book chapters for international book series.