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8.9 ASSIGNMENT 1) Discuss the factors influencing facility layout of continuous process industry 2) Collect the information relating to the steps adopted during the facility layout process of a textile industry. 8.10 SUGGESTED READINGS / REFERENCE BOOKS / SET BOOKS 1) Monks, G.J. Operations Management, McGraw Hill, 1987. 2) Chary, S.N. Theory and Problems in Production and Operations Management, Tata McGraw Hill, 1995. 3) Aquileno, et al. Fundamentals of Operations Managements Irwinm, 1995. 4) Hicks, P.E. Industrial Engineering and Management, McGraw Hill, 1994. 5) Rigga, L.J. Production Systems, Planning, Analysis & Control, John Wiley, 1996 6) Jay Heizer & Barry Render, Production and Operations Management, Prentice Hall Inc., 4 th edition, 1996. 7) Anil Kumar S, and N. Suresh, Production and Operations Management (with Skill Development, Caselets and Cases), Second Edition, New Age International Publishers: New Delhi, 2008 8) Anil Kumar S, and N. Suresh, Operations Management, New Age International Publishers: New Delhi, 2009 9) Ram Naresh Roy, A Modern approach to Operations Management, New Age International Publishers: New Delhi, 2005 10) Frank Rowbotham, Les Galloway and Masoud Azgashemi, Operations Management in Context, Second edition, Butterworth-Heinemann: Oxford, UK, 2007 11) Albert Porter, Operations Management, Ventus Publishing ApS, eBook, 2009 12) Linda L, Brennan, Operations Management, McGraw Hill: New York, 2011 13) Nigel Slack, Stuart Chambers, Robert Johnston, Operations Management, Sixth edition, Prentice Hall Financial Times: Harlow England, 2010 8.11 LEARNING ACTIVITIES Visit a nearest factory and observe the method of layout followed in that factory. Ensure that they adopt only one type of layout or more than one type of layout. 8.12 KEY WORDS Facility layout, product layout, combined layout, scope of layout.
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114 UNIT-III LESSON 9 OPERATIONS PLANNING 9.1 INTRODUCTION Production is an organized activity of converting raw materials (RM) into useful products. Production activity takes place in a wide range of manufacturing and service sectors. Production system requires the optimal utilization of natural resources like men (labor), money, machine, materials, and time. Thus, it is essential that before starting the work of actual production, production planning is done in order to anticipate possible difficulties, and decide in advance as to how the production should be carried out in a best and economical way. Operation and Production are sometimes used as synonyms but in reality operation is a more comprehensive term, whereas production is a special type of operation in industrial context. Operation could be a fighting a war or a literacy drive among masses or poverty eradication from society and so on. Here are a couple of definitions of Operations Planning and Control (OPC). 9.2 OBJECTIVES This lesson will make you to understand about meaning of operation planning, benefits of operations planning, functions of operations planning, role of production planning and control in operations planning, and different phases in operations planning and control. After completing this lesson you will be familiar with the
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