Contents

April 11, 2007

Preface Hello world!

Introduction

SLP (Systematic Layout Planning)

Computer Aided Layout

ALDEP (Automated Layout Design Program)

CORELAP (Computerized Relationship Layout Planning)

CRAFT (Computerized Relative Allocation of Facilities Technique)

Discrete Warehouse Layout


Hello world!

February 4, 2007

Welcome to Facility Layout. This is also known as Plant Layout.


Introduction

February 3, 2007

Background, Francis and White (1974, pp. 2-5)

Model Classification, Francis and White (1974, pp. 5-6)

Criterion Selection, Francis and White (1974, pp. 6-7)

Cost Elements, Francis and White (1974, pp. 7-8)

Model Validation, Francis and White (1974, p. 8-9)

Layout Design Process, Francis and White (1974, pp. 9-21)

  • Formulation of the Problem, Francis and White (1974, pp. 10-11)
  • Analysis of the Problem, Francis and White (1974, pp. 11-12)
  • Search for Alternative, Solutions, Francis and White (1974, pp. 12-14)
  • Selection of the Solution, Francis and White (1974, pp. 15-17)
  • Specification of the Solution, Francis and White (1974, pp. 17-19)
  • Design Cycle, Francis and White (1974, pp. 19-21)

Classification of Facility Layout Problems, Francis and White (1974, pp. 21-26)

Overview of the Plant Layout Problem, Francis and White (1974, pp. 32-35)

Analytic Approaches to Layout Planning, Francis and White (1974, p. 79)

Francis, Richard L. and White, John A. Facilities Layout and Location, Prentice Hall, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 1974.

2007-02-21 4:28 pm


SLP (Systematic Layout Planning)

January 31, 2007

Procedure, Francis and White (1974, pp. 36-37)

Information Gathering, Francis and White (1974, pp. 37-43)

Flow Analysis, Francis and White (1974, pp. 43-58)

Types of Flow Patterns, Francis and White (1974, pp. 44-46)

Product versus Process Layout, Francis and White (1974, pp. 46-50)

Static Product Layout, Francis and White (1974, p. 46)

P-Q Analysis, Francis and White (1974, p. 50)

Flow Analysis, Francis and White (1974, pp. 50-58)

Activity Relationship Analysis, Francis and White (1974, pp. 57-59)

Relationship Diagram, Francis and White (1974, pp. 58-59)

Space Requirements, Francis and White (1974, pp. 59-70)

Production Rate Determination, Francis and White (1974, pp. 59-61)

Equipment Requirements, Francis and White (1974, pp. 61-62)

Employee Requirements, Francis and White (1974, pp. 63-67)

Space Determination, Francis and White (1974, pp. 67-70)

Layout Design, Francis and White (1974, pp. 70-75)

Space Relationship Diagram, Francis and White (1974, pp. 70-71)

Block Plan, Francis and White (1974, pp. 70-71)

Detailed Layout, Francis and White (1974, pp. 71-75)

Layout Selection, Francis and White (1974, pp. 75-77)

Layout Implementation, Francis and White (1974, p. 77)

Layout Follow-Up, Francis and White (1974, p. 77)

Francis, Richard L. and White, John A. Facilities Layout and Location, Prentice Hall, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 1974.

2007-02-21 4:19 pm


Computer Aided Layout

January 30, 2007

Construction algorithms, Francis and White (1974, p. 95)

Improvement algorithms, Francis and White (1974, p. 95)

Measurement scales, Francis and White (1974, pp. 96-99)

Nominal scales, Francis and White (1974, pp. 97-98)

Ordinal scales, Francis and White (1974, p. 98)

Interval scales, Francis and White (1974, pp. 98-99)

Ratio scales, Francis and White (1974, p. 99)

Preference measurement, Francis and White (1974, pp. 99-101)

Use of computers in layout design, Francis and White (1974, pp. 139-141)

Francis, Richard L. and White, John A. Facilities Layout and Location, Prentice Hall, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 1974.

2007-03-14 7:03 pm


ALDEP (Automated Layout Design Program)

January 29, 2007

Random selection process, Francis and White (1974, p. 102)

Closeness ratings, Francis and White (1974, p. 102)

Capabilities and limitations, Francis and White (1974, pp. 102-107)

Input requirements, Francis and White (1974, p. 102)

Layout scale, Francis and White (1974, p. 103)

Layout scores, Francis and White (1974, pp. 103-104)

Data input, Francis and White (1974, pp. 103-104)

Solved numerical example, Francis and White (1974, pp. 105-107)

Francis, Richard L. and White, John A. Facilities Layout and Location, Prentice Hall, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 1974.

2007-02-28 6:50 pm


CORELAP (Computerized Relationship Layout Planning)

January 28, 2007

CORELAP 8, Francis and White (1974, pp. 108-114)

Capabilities and limitations, Francis and White (1974, pp. 108-109)

Input requirements, Francis and White (1974, pp. 108-109)

Layout construction process, Francis and White (1974, pp. 109-112)

Deterministic approach, Francis and White (1974, p. 112)

Solved numerical example, Francis and White (1974, pp. 112-114)

Layout scale, Francis and White (1974, pp. 112,114)

Interactive CORELAP, Francis and White (1974, pp. 114-124)

Capabilities and limitations, Francis and White (1974, pp. 115, 117)

Layout scoring, Francis and White (1974, pp. 115-117)

Scoring technique numerical example, Francis and White (1974, pp. 115-116)

Input requirements, Francis and White (1974, p. 117)

Solved numerical example, Francis and White (1974, pp. 117-124)

Francis, Richard L. and White, John A. Facilities Layout and Location, Prentice Hall, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 1974.

2007-03-07 6:44 pm


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