An authoritative exploration of logistics management within the engineering design and development process, this book concentrates on the design, sustaining maintenance and support of systems.
The volume provides complete coverage of reliability, maintainability, and availability measures, the measures of logistics and system support, the system engineering process, logistics and supportability analysis, system design and development, the production/construction phase, utilization, sustaining support and retirement phases, and logistics management.
For those interested in logistics engineering and management.
A textbook for a course the graduate or undergraduate level, and a resource for practicing professions. Approaches the procurement, flow, transportation, warehousing, and distribution of material from a systems perspective that can be applied in commercial or military contexts and to nearly any category of system, including communications, chemical processing, and electrical power distribution. Includes considerable more material than the previous editions, 1974-1992 to emphasize systems and expand coverage of the life cycle to include system retirement and material disposal. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.