O.R. techniques for use in redesigning manufacturing and associated business systems

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In the present industrial climate of change, radical redesigning of manufacturing systems has now become well established. The present paper introduces a selection of numerical and analytical techniques for project work in this area. These are directed towards project planning, business/sales analysis, manufacturing systems analysis, simulating the operation of a manufacturing system with proposed changes, the streamlining of business systems, and also bottom-up product costing. Manufacturing systems engineering is a massive O.R. application are enjoying significant growth.


Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)168-178
Number of pages11
JournalEuropean Journal of Operational Research
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Mar 1991