Production Planning and Control,
Edition 1 A Comprehensive Approach
By D.R. Kiran

Publication Date: 18 Jun 2019

Production Planning and Control draws on practitioner experiences on the shop floor, covering everything a manufacturing or industrial engineer needs to know on the topic. It provides basic knowledge on production functions that are essential for the effective use of PP&C techniques and tools. It is written in an approachable style, thus making it ideal for readers with limited knowledge of production planning. Comprehensive coverage includes quality management, lean management, factory planning, and how they relate to PP&C. End of chapter questions help readers ensure they have grasped the most important concepts.

With its focus on actionable knowledge and broad coverage of essential reference material, this is the ideal PP&C resource to accompany work, research or study.

Key Features

  • Uses practical examples from the industry to clearly illustrate the concepts presented
  • Provides a basic overview of statistics to accompany the introduction to forecasting
  • Covers the relevance of PP&C to key emerging themes in manufacturing technology, including the Industrial Internet of Things and Industry 4
About the author
By D.R. Kiran, International Consultant in Industrial Engineering and Management, India
Book details
ISBN: 9780128183649
Page Count: 582
Retail Price : £118.00
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  • Farahani, Logistics Operations and Management, 9780123852038, Elsevier, Nov 2011, $137.00

MSc students and researchers working on manufacturing and industrial engineering topics, manufacturing engineers and others working in factories in roles related to PP and C