Quantitative Measurements for Logistics

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McGraw Hill Professional, May 22, 2007 - Technology & Engineering - 314 pages
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Utilize the Latest Measurement Tools and Computations Needed to Achieve World-Class Logistics Operations in Any Organization!

Quantitative Measurements for Logistics offers you a wide variety of measurement tools and computations used in today's logistics operations, ranging from life cycle costs to maintainability computations.

Covering every major area of logistics, this comprehensive resource examines break-even analysis...depreciation methods...forecasting... inventory computations...learning curves...maintenance management... quality control...queuing theory...repair level analysis...statistics...failure definitions...and much more. Filled with over 125 illustrations describing formulas and applications, Quantitative Measurements for Logistics features:

  • A wealth of state-of-the-art logistics tools, methods, and concepts
  • Detailed measurements followed by supporting calculations
  • Subject and topic definitions included throughout
  • Numerous military and business applications

Inside This Cutting-Edge Logistics Resource

• Acceptance Sampling • Availability Computations • Break-Even Analysis • Combinatorial Analysis and Probability • Depreciation Methods • Forecasting Methods • Inventory Computations • Learning Curves • Life Cycle Costing • LSA Computations • Maintainability Computations • Maintenance Management • Maintenance Time Management • Managerial Accounting • Mean Time Allocations and Predictions • PERT Computations • Project Earned Value Analysis • Provisioning Computations • Quality Control • Queuing Theory • Reliability Computations • Repair Level Analysis • Spare Part Computations • Statistics • Time Value of Money Computations • ILS Definitions • Failure Definitions • Maintenance Definitions • Logistics Activities
 

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Contents

1 Acceptance Sampling
1
2 Availability Computations
5
3 BreakEven Analysis
17
4 Combinatorial Analysis and Probability
23
5 Depreciation Methods
29
6 Forecasting Methods
33
7 Inventory Computations
41
8 Learning Curves
49
17 Project Earned Value Analysis
127
18 Provisioning Computations
133
19 Quality Control
137
20 Queuing Theory
141
21 Reliability Computations
147
22 Repair Level Analysis
157
23 Spare Part Computations
163
24 Statistics
167

9 Life Cycle Cost
53
10 LSA Computations
61
11 Maintainability Computations
71
12 Maintenance Management
93
13 Maintenance Time Management
101
14 Managerial Accounting
109
15 Mean Time Allocations Predictions
117
16 PERTCPM Computations
121
25 Time Value of Money Computations
179
ILS Definitions
191
Failure Definitions
213
Maintenance Definitions
247
Logistics Activities
269
Logistics Acronyms
303
Index
309
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About the author (2007)

Philip T. Frohne, CPL, is employed by a major aerospace manufacturer as a logistics engineering specialist and has served on the Board of Directors of SOLE - The International Society of Logistics.

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