© 2008 – CRC Press
624 pages | 401 B/W Illus.
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.
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