16. Facility Layout and Location Models

  1. Norman F. Schneidewind

Published Online: 3 AUG 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118098929.ch16

Systems and Software Engineering with Applications

Systems and Software Engineering with Applications

How to Cite

Schneidewind, N. F. (2011) Facility Layout and Location Models, in Systems and Software Engineering with Applications, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118098929.ch16

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 3 AUG 2011
  2. Published Print: 10 JAN 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780738158525

Online ISBN: 9781118098929

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Keywords:

  • location model;
  • layout model;
  • facility location analysis;
  • routing;
  • weighted scoring

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Determinants of Facility Layout and Location

  • Facility Layout and Location Model Development

  • Heuristic for Achieving Closeness of Facilities

  • Complexity of Connectivity

  • Centroid Method for Facility Location Analysis

  • REL Chart for Layout and Location Design

  • From To Charts for Layout Design

  • Component Routing and Assignment Analysis

  • Facility Location Analysis with Weighted Scoring

  • Facility Capacity Analysis

  • Least-Cost Assignment Methods