Our economy and future way of life depend on how well American manufacturing managers adapt to the dynamic, globally competitive. After a brief introductory chapter, “Factory Physics” 3/e is divided into three parts: I The Lessons of History; II Factory Physics; and III Principles in Practice. Hopp presents the concepts of manufacturing processes and controls within a ” physics” or “laws of nature” analogy–a novel Factory Physics: Foundations of Manufacturing Management. Front Cover. Wallace J. Hopp, Mark L. Spearman.

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Selected pages Page 9. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. Part II presents the core concepts of the book, beginning with the structure of the science of manufacturing and a discussion of phydics systems approach to problem solving. Foundations of Manufacturing Management Wallace J.

Identify opportunities for improving existing systems. Production and Operations Analysis. Written for both engineering and management students, the authors demonstrate the effectiveness of a rule-based and data-driven approach to operations planning and control.

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Part I reviews traditional operations management techniques and identifies the necessary components of the science of manufacturing. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Views Read Edit View history.

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Our economy and future way of life depend on hpop well American manufacturing managers adapt to the dynamic, globally competitive landscape and evolve their firms to keep pace. December 12, Sold by: Chapter conclusions include main points and observations framed as manufacturing laws. They advance an organized framework from which to evaluate management practices and develop useful intuition about manufacturing systems.


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The book is used both in industry and in academia for reference and teaching on operations management. Other topics include behavioral tendencies of manufacturing plants, pyhsics and pull production systems, the human element in operations management, and the relationship between quality and operations. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. The remainder material is well presented and is interesting to read.

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