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Facilities Planning Book from C.H.I.P.S.

Facilities Planning
by James A. Tompkins

When it comes to facilities planning, engineers turn to this book to explore the most current practices.

This new edition of Facilities Planning continues to guide them through each step in the planning process.

The updated material includes more discussions on economics, the supply chain, and ports of entry. It takes a more global perspective while incorporating new case studies to show how the information is applied in the field.

Many of the chapters have been streamlined as well to focus on the most relevant topics. All of this will help engineers approach facilities planning with creativity and precision.

Contents

Part 1: Defining Requirements

  • Strategic Facilities Planning
  • Product, Process, and Schedule Design
  • Flow Systems, Activity Relationships, and Space Requirements
  • Personnel Requirements

Part 2: Developing Alternatives: Concepts and Techniques

  • Material Handling
  • Layout Planning Models and Design Algorithms

Part 3: Developing Alternatives: Functions

  • Warehouse Operations
  • Manufacturing Operations
  • Facilities Systems

Part 4: Developing Alternatives: Quantitative Approaches

  • Quantitative Facilities Planning Models
  • Evaluating, Selecting Preparing, Presenting, Implementing, and Maintaining

Part 5: Evaluating and Selecting the Facilities Plan

  • Preparing, Presenting, Implementing, and Maintaining Facilities Plans

Index

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Facilities Planning
by James A. Tompkins
2010 • 854 pages • $190.95 + shipping
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