Chapter 11. Solving Production Problems with a Computer

  1. William J. Smothers
  1. Peter P. Nitchman

Published Online: 26 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470291047.ch11

A Collection of Papers Presented at the 1978, 1979, and 1980 Meetings of the Materials & Equipment/Whitewares: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 1, Issue 9/10

A Collection of Papers Presented at the 1978, 1979, and 1980 Meetings of the Materials & Equipment/Whitewares: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 1, Issue 9/10

How to Cite

Nitchman, P. P. (1980) Solving Production Problems with a Computer, in A Collection of Papers Presented at the 1978, 1979, and 1980 Meetings of the Materials & Equipment/Whitewares: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 1, Issue 9/10 (ed W. J. Smothers), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470291047.ch11

Author Information

  1. Gare, Inc. 165 Rosemont St., Box 830, Haverhill, Mass. 01830

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1980

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470373859

Online ISBN: 9780470291047

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Keywords:

  • formidable;
  • description;
  • inventory system;
  • transactions;
  • programming

Summary

The uses of a computer in aiding manufacturing managers in applications other than inventory control are discussed. These are maintenance of product formulas, processing and costing, purchase order control, and manufacturing control. Computer hardware is also discussed briefly.