Facilities Planning

Facilities Planning

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When it comes to facilities planning, engineers turn to this book to explore the most current practices. The new edition 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.There are four major classes of walking industrial vehicles: Hand trucks and hand carts Pallet jacks Platform trucks Walkie stackers 1. 2. 3. 4. ... Used for small loads and short distances, the hand truck is a versatile method of moving material manually. A host of ... The pallet jack can be either manual or battery powered for both lifting and transporting. ... (Courtesy of Crown Equipment Corp.) Figure 5.44 anbsp;...

Title:Facilities Planning
Author:James A. Tompkins, John A. White, Yavuz A. Bozer, J. M .A. Tanchoco
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2010-01-19


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