Modeling and Analysis of Manufacturing Systems / Edition 1

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Overview

Unique in its focus on design and analysis methodologies for all areas of material flow management and system resource usage. Features research techniques that demonstrate the difference between opinions and findings, leading-edge approach to facility layout and a comprehensive queueing network. Progressive examples illustrate that there is more than one model for a system and case studies show integration of multiple techniques for realistic model building and problem solving.
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A textbook for a focused course on the modeling of manufacturing systems in an industrial/manufacturing engineering or quantitative business curriculum. For students already familiar with operations research and simulation modeling, introduces the basic approaches and specific techniques of applying those skills in designing and operating manufacturing systems. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471514183
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 1/18/1993
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 480
  • Sales rank: 514,607
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.97 (d)

Table of Contents

MANUFACTURING SYSTEMS AND MODELS.

Manufacturing Models.

MATERIAL FLOW SYSTEMS.

Assembly Lines: Reliable Serial Systems.

Transfer Lines and General Serial Systems.

Shop Scheduling with Many Products.

Flexible Manufacturing Systems.

Group Technology.

Facility Layout.

SUPPORTING COMPONENTS.

Machine Setup and Operation Sequencing.

Material Handling Systems.

Warehousing: Storage and Retrieval Systems.

GENERIC MODELING APPROACHES.

General Manufacturing Systems: Analytic Queueing Models.

General Manufacturing Systems: Empirical Simulation Models.

Case Studies.

Appendix.

Index.

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