Manufacturing facilities: location, planning, and design
Sule covers all the relevant topics in facilities planning, including traditional topics like plant layout, materials handling and equipment selection, at a level which makes them accessible to the engineer and non-engineer alike. In addition, Sule includes thorough introductory-level coverage of newer issues like quality function development, concurrent engineering, group technology, MRP, bar coding, and machine vision. Sule is the only book on the market offering such broad, introductory-level coverage of facilities planning topics and issues.
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Parti FACILITY LOCATION
Location Analysis with Fixed Costs
Continuous Facility Location
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