Logistics: Principles and Applications, Second Edition: Principles and Applications, 2nd Ed.

Hardcover | January 1, 2007

byJohn Langford

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A detailed roadmap for world-class new product development and delivery

This updated guide offers a complete blueprint for logistics excellence, covering design and production, product reliability, maintainability, quality assurance, supply chain techniques, and more. This new edition features new material on performance-based systems engineering and its impact on life cycle logistics.

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A detailed roadmap for world-class new product development and deliveryThis updated guide offers a complete blueprint for logistics excellence, covering design and production, product reliability, maintainability, quality assurance, supply chain techniques, and more. This new edition features new material on performance-based systems ...

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GET A DETAILED ROAD MAP FOR WORLD-CLASS NEW PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT AND DELIVERY -- NOW UPDATED WITH THE LATEST LOGISTICS TOOLS!Logistics managers, engineers, and contractors can turn to the Second Edition of Logistics: Principles and Applications for the latest tools needed for world-class new product development and delivery in both the ...

John Langford is a Consulting Engineer, Logistics Technology, and has provided logistics, systems engineering, and configuration management support for major DOD weapon system programs. In addition to his U.S. and international technical training and educational achievements, he is recognized as a Certified Professional Logistician (CP...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:570 pages, 9 × 6.2 × 1.48 inPublished:January 1, 2007Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:007147224X

ISBN - 13:9780071472241

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Table of Contents

Foreword

Preface

Acknowledgments

Part 1: Logistics Systems Engineering

Chapter 1: Logistics Statistics

Chapter 2: Reliability

Chapter 3: Maintainability

Chapter 4: Availability

Chapter 5: Quality Assurance

Chapter 6: Human Factors Engineering

Chapter 7: Safety Engineering

Part 2: Acquisition and Production

Chapter 8: Contracting

Chapter 9: Critical-Path Analysis

Chapter 10: Work Breakdown Structure

Chapter 11: Learning Curve

Chapter 12: Financial Analysis

Chapter 13: Depreciation of Assets

Chapter 14: Life-Cycle Cost Analysis

Chapter 15: Performance-Based Systems Engineering

Part 3: Logistics Systems Management and Operations

Chapter 16: Logistics Facilities

Chapter 17: Packaging, Handling, Storage, and Transportation

Chapter 18: Inventory Management

Chapter 19: Personnel Management

Chapter 20: Logistics, Technical Documentation

Chapter 21: Support and Test Equipment

Chapter 22: Embedded Computer Resources

Chapter 23: Equipment Maintenance

Chapter 24: Design Interface of Logistics Elements

Chapter 25: Logistics Supportability

Chapter 26: Configuration Management

Appendix A: Selected References

Appendix B: Internet Websites, Logistics Associations, and Sources of Information

Appendix C: Crosswalk Guide for Conversion of U.S. Measurement Units to Systeme International (SI) Measurement Units

Index