ISBN 9788174090983,Plant Layout and Materials Handling

Plant Layout and Materials Handling


S.C. Sharma


Khanna Publisher



Khanna Publisher


ISBN 9788174090983

ISBN-10 8174090983

Paper Back

Edition 2nd
Number of Pages 581 Pages
Language (English)

General & Introductory Industrial Engineering

The book "Plant Layout and Materials Handling" covers the principles of all the important aspects of plant layout and materials handling. Plant layout integrates location, building, services, machinery, handling equipment and system. Various techniques and tools of layout planning have been discussed in detail. This book is meant to serve as a text book for engineering as well as management students. Various other aspects of handling equipment like selection, maintenance, safety and economy have also been discussed in detail. Quantitative methods wherever necessary have been given.

Table of Contents
Plant Location Plant Layout -- Introduction, Definitions and Types Factor Influencing Layout Procedure for Plant Layout Industrial Buildings Plant Services Product Design and Development Material Flow Space Planning and Area Allocation Line Balancing Constructing the Layout Materials Handling --Introduction, Definitions, Objectives Designing the Material Handling System Work-Study Equipment Concept Equipment Maintenance Material Handling Cost and Economical Aspects Safety Aspects Material Handling Equipment Components of Hoisting Equipment