Facilities Design, Third Edition

By Sunderesh S. Heragu

© 2008 – CRC Press

624 pages | 401 B/W Illus.

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Pack - Book and Ebook: 9781420066265
pub: 2008-06-19
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About the Book

Delineating the proper design, layout, and location of facilities, this book strikes a healthy balance between theory and practice. It provides an understanding of the practical aspects of implementing preliminary designs development through analytical models. The third edition of a bestseller, it features updated multimedia tools, new software, and additional exercise problems. The text presents analytical performance evaluation models and tests them using software available for download on the web. An appendix offers queuing and queuing models along with simulation examples. Each chapter includes a set of review questions for self-study.

Table of Contents

Introduction to Design, Layout, and Location of Facilities

Product and Equipment Analysis

Process, Flow, and Space Analysis

Systematic Layout Planning and Implementation of a Layout Design

Basic Models and Algorithms for Facilities Layout

Software for Layout Design

Advanced Algorithms for Facilities Layout

Group Technology and Cellular Manufacturing

Materials Handling Systems

Design and Planning of Warehousing Systems

Basic Models for Facility Location

Advanced Models for Facility Location

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Purchasing & Buying
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Facility Management
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Industrial Engineering