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Functional plant planning, layout and materials handling

Merle C. Nutt

Functional plant planning, layout and materials handling

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Published by Exposition Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Plant engineering.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    Statement[by] Merle C. Nutt.
    SeriesAn Exposition-university book
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTS178 .N87
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 576 p.
    Number of Pages576
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5699433M
    ISBN 100682470929
    LC Control Number70114266

    Whether you are choosing the automated or manual process, finding the layout and materials handling book tools and equipment is important. It is suitable in the case of catalytic crackers used in the refining of crude oil into petrol, kerosene, wax, rolling mills, wire drawing, chemical plants etc. Systems — this principle should integrate storage and handling activities that are cost-efficiently integrated into the system. Ensuring optimum utilization of men, materials, equipment and available space. Facility Layout Objective A model facility layout should be able to provide an ideal relationship between raw material, equipment, manpower and final product at minimal cost under safe and comfortable environment. Duplication of machinery is avoided.

    For example all the milling equipment would be arranged in the milling department, all the grinding machines in the grinding department and welding machines in the layout and materials handling book department. Minimizing work-in-process inventory. These equipments are used for the movement of material over a short distance. Collection of required data Data about the size of the plant, type of products to be produced, method of production to be adopted, extent of space available, extent of mechanization etc are to be collected. During the sequence of operations, many inspections are required. Other ways are less obvious and not directly related to the production process.

    These factors are as follows: The design layout and materials handling book the facility layout should consider overall objectives set by the organization. Impact on employee morale and job satisfaction—Since countless studies have indicated that employee morale has a major impact on productivity, Weiss and Gershon counsel owners and managers to heed this factor when pondering facility design alternatives: "Some ways layout design can increase morale are obvious, such as providing for light-colored walls, windows, space. The primary objective of plant layout is to minimize the movement of men and materials in the plant. Test run What is a Plant Layout? Safety—The facility layout should enable the business to effectively operate in accordance with Occupational Safety and Health Administration guidelines and other legal restrictions. Ease of communication and support—Facilities should be laid out so that communication within various areas of the business and interactions with vendors and customers can be done in an easy and effective manner.


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