Our economy and future way of life depend on how well American manufacturing managers adapt to the dynamic, globally competitive. After a brief introductory chapter, “Factory Physics” 3/e is divided into three parts: I The Lessons of History; II Factory Physics; and III Principles in Practice. Hopp presents the concepts of manufacturing processes and controls within a ” physics” or “laws of nature” analogy–a novel Factory Physics: Foundations of Manufacturing Management. Front Cover. Wallace J. Hopp, Mark L. Spearman.

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Instructor’s resource materials available at FactoryPhysics. Part II presents the core concepts of the book, tactory with the structure of the science of manufacturing and a discussion of the systems approach to problem solving.

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