Facility Layout and Location: An Analytical Approach / Edition 2

Facility Layout and Location: An Analytical Approach / Edition 2

by Richard L. Francis, F. McGinnis, John A. White
     
 

Here's a comprehensive overview of quantitative methods for facility layout and location, in contrast to the widely used qualitative methods. The facility layout and location problems are treated together and viewed as a "layout problem in the large," since problems of single facilities and systems of facilities have much in common. The book offers a thorough

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Here's a comprehensive overview of quantitative methods for facility layout and location, in contrast to the widely used qualitative methods. The facility layout and location problems are treated together and viewed as a "layout problem in the large," since problems of single facilities and systems of facilities have much in common. The book offers a thorough introduction to the field's issues and literature, along with the basic tools and methodologies involved.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780132992312
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
02/17/1998
Series:
Prentice Hall International Series in Industrial and Systems Engineering
Edition description:
2nd ed
Pages:
592
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.30(d)

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction.

2. The Plant Layout Problem.

3. Computerized Layout Planning.

4. Planar Single Facility Location Problems.

5. Storage Systems Layout.

6. Planar Multifacility Location Problems.

7. Network Location Problems.

8. Cyclic Network Location Problems.

9. Advanced Discrete Location Models.

Further reading.

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