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Plant Design and Material Management

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Plant Design and Material Management

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About The Book
The book on “Plant Design and Materials Management” is to provide students and practitioners with a resource which describes the techniques and procedures of plant design and materials management. The book gives in concise and compact form the related fundamentals principles and up-to-date informations on location and layout of plants, inventory control, materials requirement planning, store keeping, materials handling etc. The subject matter and its treatment was adopted to suit the requirements of new syllabii of both undergraduate and post graduate students of various universities and technical institutes.



Table of Contents

Section A : Concepts and Techniques
2.Process of Managing
3.System Approach in Management
4.Decision Making
5.Data Processing and Information System
6.Computer Simulation Techniques

Section B : Plant Design
7.Basic Principles of Facility Design
8.Plant Location and Building Design
9.Facility/Plant Layout
10.Flow Analysis and Activity Relationship
11.Work Station Design
12.Plant Management
13.Line Balancing

Section C : Materials Management
14.Basics of Materials Management
15.Management and Organisation of Purchasing
16.Inventory Control and Analysis
17.Materials Requirements Planning
18.Some Aspects of Store Keeping
19.Codification and Standardisation
20.Scrap and Surplus Management
21.Spare Management
22.Location and Layout of Store
23.Flow and Handling of Materials
24.Pulling Materials under Jit/Kanban Plan

Section D : Related Topics
25.Value Engineering
26.Creativity and Brain Storming
27.Office Layout and Space Management
28.Make or Buy Decision
Appendix A : Useful Information
Appendix B : Incident Problems and Case Study

Additional Information

Additional Information

Author Dr. S. Kumar & M. Aggarwal
Edition 2016
ISBN NO. 81-7684-002-5
Binding Paper Back
Number of Pages 360
Size 7 × 9.5 inch

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