Maynard's Industrial Engineering Handbook

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McGraw-Hill Education, Jun 5, 2001 - Technology & Engineering - 2688 pages

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Explore the latest IE issues and challenges

Brought fully up to date by expert Kjell Zandin, Maynard’s Industrial Engineering Handbook, Fifth Edition puts exhaustive application-driven coverage of industry principles and practices, materials and systems, at your fingertips. Covering everything from work measurement and material flow, to facilities and quality control, this unparalleled reference is nothing less than the most in-depth, hands-on IE reference available.

Designed for industrial engineers who are challenged to do more, in more arenas, this new edition introduces you to both traditional and the latest, most efficient, and cost-effective IE methods and technologies. In 133 solution-packed chapters--90 percent completely new--from 176 expert contributors worldwide, you can explore the Kazien approach to methods engineering, design for assembly, statistical quality control, lean manufacturing, agile production, demand flow technology, and much, much more. You’ll be brought up to speed on breakthroughs in information technology, computer simulation, sensors and controls, economic analyses, robotics, planning, management, organization, and more. 24 case studies illuminate real-life applications, from company turnarounds using IE techniques to neural network applications and implementing a paperless warehouse management system.

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About the author (2001)

Kjell B. Zandin is a senior vice president of H.B. Maynard & Company. He was the first recipient of the Technical Innovation in Industrial Engineering Award of the Institute of Industrial Engineers. Mr. Zandin was also awarded the Royal Charter Award of the Institution of Production Engineers in Great Britain. Creator of the MOST(R) Systems of work measurement, used worldwide, he has 35 years of consulting experience in industrial engineering. Mr. Zandin has been an owner and director of H.B. Maynard and Company for the past 20 years. The late Harold B. Maynard was the founder of the H.B. Maynard Company of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and a major contributor to the advancement of the industrial engineering profession.

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