ISBN 9788174091055,Plant Layout and Materials Handling

Plant Layout and Materials Handling


Khanna Publisher



Khanna Publisher


ISBN 9788174091055

ISBN-10 817409105X

Paper Back

Edition 2nd
Number of Pages 264 Pages
Language (English)

General & Introductory Industrial Engineering

This book gives through knowlege of the design and operational features of the equipments and the methods of its practical application. The book describes the principal types of materials handling equipment viz., Hoisting Machinery, Converying Equipment, Surface and Overhead Equipment and various Auxiliary Devices of Handlng System which in combination represent quite completely the modern means of complex mechanisation. Different types of materials handling equipments are explained by general scheme including their introduction, classification, description, operating principles, modern examples of particular types of equipment, specifications, applications, advantages, limitations, etc. Simplified line diagrams are also given for examination purpose.

Table of Contents
Section --I : PLANT LAYOUT Introduction Factors Influencing Plant Layout Plant Layout-Techniques and Models

Section--II : MATERIAL HANDLING Introduction Selection of Materials Handling Equipment Cost Criteria for Equipment Decisions Automation of Materials Handling

Section--III : HOISTING EQUIPMENT Hoisting Machinery Cranes Elevating Equipment

Section--IV : CONVEYING EQUIPMENT Traction Type Conveyors Tractionless Type Conveyors

Section--V: SURFACE TRANSPORTATION EQUIPMENT Trackless Equipment Narrow Gauge Equipment Cross Handling Equipment

Section --VI : OVERHEAD TRANSPORTATION EQUIPMENT Overhead Trolley Conveyors Cableways Aerial Tramways