| About The Book Quantitative Models In Operations And Supply Chain Management
Designed as a textbook for the students of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, the book presents a comprehensive view of the concepts and applications of various quantitative models used in the study of operations and supply chain management. It provides a complete account of location and layout models, production planning models, production control models, cycle inventory models, safety stock models and transportation models. A separate chapter on real-life situations provides the user with the knowledge of specific areas where the models have been applied in decision-making processes. The various techniques to solve operations and supply chain management problems are also discussed.
The text is supported by a large number of illustrative examples, exercises and review questions to reinforce the students understanding of the subject matter.
Besides students of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, the book would also be useful to postgraduate students of Management.
Table of Contents:
Chapter 1 INTRODUCTION TO OPERATIONS AND SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
Chapter 2 LOCATION AND LAYOUT DECISIONS
Chapter 3 PRODUCTION PLANNING DECISIONS
Chapter 4 PRODUCTION CONTROL DECISIONS
Chapter 5 CYCLE INVENTORY MODELS
Chapter 6 SAFETY STOCK MODELS
Chapter 7 TRANSPORTATION DECISIONS
Chapter 8 REAL-LIFE SITUATIONS: LEARNING FROM APPLICATIONS