|Publisher:||Springer International Publishing|
|Edition description:||Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2014|
|Product dimensions:||6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.01(d)|
About the Author
Nick T. Thomopoulos has degrees in business (B.S.) and in mathematics (M.A.) from the University of Illinois, and in industrial engineering (Ph.D.) from Illinois Institute of Technology. He was supervisor of operations research at International Harvester; senior scientist at IIT Research Institute; and is a professor emeritus at Illinois Institute of Technology. He is the co-author of Humanism and Technology in Assembly Line Systems, Hayden Books; author of Applied Forecasting Methods, Prentice Hall; Inventory Management and Planning, Hitchcock Publishing Company; Fundamentals of Queuing Systems, Springer; Fundamentals of Production, Inventory and the Supply Chain, Atlantic; and Essentials of Monte Carlo Simulation, Springer. He has published numerous papers, and for many years he has consulted in a wide variety of industries in the United States, Europe and Asia. Nick has received honors over the years, such as the Rist Prize from the Military Operations Research Society for new developments in queuing theory; the Distinguished Professor Award in Bangkok, Thailand from the IIT Asian Alumni Association; and the Professional Achievement Award from the IIT Alumni Association.
Table of ContentsIntroduction.- Assembly Systems.- Some Fundamentals.- Preliminary Planning.- Inventory Replenishments.- Single Model Assembly.- Mixed Model Make-to-Stock Assembly.- Mixed Model Make-to-Order Assembly.- Postponement Assembly.- One Station Assembly.- Similarity Index.- Learning Curves.