Table of contents for Manufacturing facilities : location, planning, and design / Dileep R. Sule.

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Preface xi
CHAPTER 1	Introduction 1
1.1	Nature and Scope of Part I	
1.2	Nature and Scope of Part II	
1.3	The Role of a Facility Planner	
1.4	Computer Programs	
Suggested Readings	
PART 1 Planning and Design
CHAPTER 2	Product Development	
2.1	Market Research	
2.2	Quality Function Deployment (QFD)	
2.3	Forecasting	
2.4	Design	
2.5	Design for Manufacture	
2.6	Drawings	
2.7	Economic Evaluation of Processes
2.8	Computer-Aided Design
Summary	
Problems	
Suggested Readings	
CHAPTER 3	 Automation	
3.1	Sensing Methods	
3.2	Bar Codes	
3.3	Radio Frequency Identification System	
3.4	Machine Vision	
3.5	Voice Input	
3.6	Programmable Logic Controllers
3.7	Numerically Controlled Machines
3.8	Industrial Robots
Summary
Problems
Suggested Readings
CHAPTER 4	Production Charts and Systems
4.1	Production Charts	
4.2	Production Systems	
4.3	Cell Formation in Group Technology
4.4	Labor Assignments	
4.5	Computer Program Description
Summary	
Problems	
Suggested Readings
CHAPTER 5	Requirements and Selection of Machines and Labor	
5.1	Machine Selection	
5.2	Labor Requirement and Selection
5.3	Machine Coupling
5.4	Total Personnel Requirement
Summary
Problems
Suggested Readings
CHAPTER 6 Lean Manufacturing and Supply Chain
Lean Manufacturing
6.1 5 S system
6.2 Six Sigma
6.3 Kaizen Philosophy
6.4 Andon
6.5 Takt Time
6.6 Single Minute Exchange of Die (SMED)
6.7 Value Stream Mapping
6.8 Kanban
6.9 Total Production Maintenance(TPM)
6.10 Visual Management
6.11 Multi Skill Workers
6.12 A case study in Lean
6.13 Toyota Production System (TPS)
Supply Chain
6.13 Distribution Problem
6.14 Aggregate Planning Model
6.15 Just In-time Production / Pick ups
CHAPTER 7	Building, Organization, Communications, and Selected Support Requirements	
7.1	Building	
7.2	Organization
7.3	Communications	
7.4	Support Facilities and Requirements
Summary	
Problems	
Suggested Readings
CHAPTER 8	Material Handling: Principles and Equipment Description
8.1	Definition of Material Handling
8.2	Objectives of Material Handling	
8.3	Material-Handling Equipment Types
8.4	Degrees of Mechanization
8.5	The Unit Load Concept	
8.6	Principles of Material Handling
8.7	Material-Handling Cost
8.8	Relationship between Material Handling and Plant Layout
8.9	Material-Handling System Design
8.10	Dilemma of an Analyzer
8.11	Specifications of the Design
8.12	Analyzing an Existing Material-Handling System
8.13	Productivity Ratios
8.14	Equipment Used for Material Handling
Summary
Problems
Suggested Readings
CHAPTER 9	Material Handling: Equipment Selection
9.1	Basics of Equipment Selection
9.2	Robots in Material Handling
9.3	Automated Guided Vehicle (AGV) in Material Handling
9.4	A Simulation of an AGV Material-Handling System
Summary
Problems
Suggested Readings
CHAPTER 10	Material Handling: Flow Lines, Grouping, and Packaging
10.1	Flow Pattern in Assembly Lines
10.2	Machine Grouping in Cellular Manufacturing with Reduction of Material Handling as the Objective
10.3	Machine Placement in Job Shop or Cellular Manufacturing
10.4	Packaging
10.5	Reducing Packaging Costs
10.6	Designing a Packaging Area
10.7	Computer Program Description
Summary
Problems
Suggested Readings
CHAPTER 11	Storage and Warehousing	
11.1	Warehouse Ownership
11.2	Storage/Warehouse Location	
11.3	Building	
11.4	Material Requirement Planning (MRP)	
11.5	Storage/Warehouse Functions	
11.6	Storage and Warehouse Operations
11.7	Accessories	
11.8	Stock Location	
11.9	Automated Storage and Retrieval
11.10	Loading Docks	
11.11	Dock Doors	
11.12	Computer Program Description	
Summary	
Problems
Suggested Readings
CHAPTER 12	Plant and Office Layout: Conventional Approach	
12.1	Procedure	
12.2	Detailed Layout	
12.3	Materials Used in Plant Layout Illustrations		
12.4	Developing and Analyzing Plant Layouts
12.5	Presenting the Layout	
12.6	Office Layout	
12.7	Office Landscaping
12.8	Plot Planning	
12.9	Evaluating and Implementing the Layout
12.10	Planning Activities	
12.11	Computer Program Description	
Summary	
Problems	
Suggested Readings
CHAPTER 13	Computer-Aided Plant Layout
13.1	Characteristics of the Problem	
13.2	Data Requirements
13.3	Approaches and Types of Procedures
13.4	Mathematical Programming
13.5	Heuristics	
13.6	Probabilistic Approaches
13.7	Graph Theory
13.8	Facility Design
13.9	Comments	
13.10	Departmental and Layout Shapes	
13.11	Scale Effect
13.12	Selection Procedures
13.13	Placement
13.14	Criticisms Concerning Computer-Aided Plant Layout
13.15	Recent Plant Layout Softwares
Summary	
Problems	
Suggested Readings
CHAPTER 14	Simultaneous Development of Plant Layout and Material Handling	
14.1	An Algorithm for MH Equipment Selection	
14.2	Illustrative Example 1	
14.3	An Iterative Process for Layout and Optimum MH Development	
14.4	Illustrative Example 2	
14.5	Comparison of the Analytical and Heuristic Approaches for Material-Handling System Development	
14.6	Computer Program Description	
Summary
Problems
Suggested Readings
CHAPTER 15	Plant Site Selection and Service (Support) Considerations
15.1	Plant Site Selection
15.2	Utilities Specifications
15.3	Insurance	
15.4	Safety	
15.5	Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990
15.6	Taxes
15.7	Financial Statements
15.8	Computer Program Description
Summary
Problems
Suggested Readings
CHAPTER 16	Computer-Integrated Manufacturing Systems
16.1	Systems and Files
16.2	Components of CIMS	
16.3	Benefits and Deficiencies of CIMS	
16.4	Planning for CIMS
16.5	System Providers	
Problems
Suggested Readings
PART II	Facility Location	
CHAPTER 17	Basic Facility Location Problems	
17.1	Single-Facility Placement Problem 	
17.2	Multiple-Facility Placement Problem	
17.3	Brute Force Approach	
17.4	Heuristic Method for Problems Involving Facilities with Unlimited Capacities		
17.5	Other Methods	
17.6	Computer Program Description
Summary	
Problems	
CHAPTER 18	Location Analysis with Fixed Costs
18.1	Heuristic Method for Solving Problems with Fixed Costs
18.2	Application
18.3	Unassignable Location
18.4	Computer Program Description
Summary
Problems
Suggested Readings
CHAPTER 19	Continuous Facility Location
19.1	Single-Facility Locations	
19.2	Multiple Facilities
19.3	Multiple Facilities of the Same Type
19.4	Computer Program Description	
Summary
Problems
Suggested Readings
APPENDIX A	Engineering Economy Formulas	
APPENDIX B	Quality Assurance Manual, Spring Controls, Inc
APPENDIX C	Queuing Results
APPENDIX D	Mathematical Formulation for Material Equipment Selection (Chapter 14)	
APPENDIX E	Samples of Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 Checklists
APPENDIX F	Case Studies
APPENDIX G	Manufacturing Facilities: Computer Programs
Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Factories -- Design and construction.
Factories -- Location.