Production Planning and Control
The planning and control of the production process represents a fundamental part of modern manufacturing technology. This book provides an essential introduction to the basic principles involved and is specially written for BTEC HNC/D programmes in mechanical and production engineering.
The aim is to give the reader a practical and comprehensive appreciation and understanding of the ways in which manufacturing companies are organised; the nature and diversity of engineering products; the organisation of production and the planning and control of production.
Production Planning and Control covers the BTEC units Control of Manu639-5
Manufacture U38/188 and Production Planning and Control U38/189.
10 other sections not shown
accepted action limit activity F analysis assembly batch production batch size bought-in buffer stocks cent chance Chapter completed Activity computer-aided engineering considered critical activity critical path cycle defective items delivery demand depends on activity determine dummy activity duration economic order quantity elements enable event example exponential moving averages flow line forecast Gannt chart graph income indicate inspection involved labour latest finish line of balance machine management by objectives manufacturing materials requirement planning mean control chart method minimum month number of items occur operator Pareto analysis Pareto distribution percentage plant Problems Revision questions production control production department production line Production planning project network quality control quantity reduced result sampling plan schedule sequence shows specification standard station stock levels Surface hardness low Table task technique term tool total cost total float units warning limit week weighted moving averages workers