A company's facilities are often its largest single investment and a key to the effectiveness of its operations. This book is designed to be a complete reference for those who design and manage factory buildings, office complexes, hospitals and other commercial and industrial facilities. Engineers, architects and building managers should find it useful for information on various aspects of designing, evaluating and selecting facilities plans. They should learn about the latest strategies for managing different types of projects and get solutions to a wide range of problems, such as leasing, contracts, regulatory matters, construction and maintenance. Featuring contributions by leading experts in the field, this handbook uses practical applications and examples from commerce and industry to provide detailed coverage of: facilities design for global competitiveness; strategic master site planning; site selection; factory layout and design; office space planning; laboratory and clean room design; facility management systems; and material handling and storage planning. The handbook also contains guidelines for selecting alternative facility plans, as well as information on the use of queueing methods and computer modelling for facility design and evaluation.
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Book Description McGraw-Hill Professional, 1994. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 1. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0070719357