Plant location and facility layout, Civil Engineering

Plant Location and Facility Layout:

This unit explain the general definition of Plant location and facility layout. Several factors affecting the location decision of a firm or industry are also explained. Additionally, the objectives for locating warehouse and service facility and factors affecting it are also discussed. Different strategies to evaluate a location are also explained. These strategies include different types of mathematical and graphical methods to solve the location problem. Subsequently, usefulness of graphic information system and its use for solving transportation model is illustrated. Further, the factors affecting the selection of layout are discussed along with analysing the advantages and disadvantages related to process layout, product layout and others. At last, the brief description of material handling equipment along with material handling principles is also given.

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