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Flexible Manufacturing Systems

Planning Issues and Solutions

Zubair M. Mohamed



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26 July 2018
Originally published in 1994 this book undertakes a comprehensive study dealing with the effects of machine flexibility, tool magazine capacity, varying production demands and different oeprating policies on the production planning problems. Performance measures such as FMS flexibility, makespan and inventory are used in evaluating the effects. Three measures of FMS flexibility - actual routing flexibility, potential routing flexibility and capacity flexibility are defined and operationalized.
By:   Zubair M. Mohamed
Imprint:   Routledge
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Volume:   5
Dimensions:   Height: 234mm,  Width: 156mm, 
Weight:   454g
ISBN:   9781138314733
ISBN 10:   1138314730
Series:   Studies on Industrial Productivity: Selected Works
Pages:   188
Publication Date:   26 July 2018
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Further / Higher Education ,  A / AS level
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
1. Flexible Manufacturing Systems 2. Flexibility 3. Literature Review 4. Development of Models 5. Development of Hypotheses 6. Resutls and Discussions 7. Study Implications

Dr. Mohamed was born in Bangalore, India and did his undergraduate education in Mechanical Engineering from B.M.S. College of Engineering, Bangalore, India in 1979. Just before graduation he was hired by Widia (India) Ltd. as Technical Engineer and worked for them till December 1983.

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