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Queueing Methods: For Services and Manufacturing (Prentice Hall International Series in Industrial and Systems)

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Provides the knowledge needed to diagnose and correct the problems that create long lines for services--at the store or bank, for example, or queues of work in the factory. Explains the general principles of how queues operate, from an operations research point of view, and shows how to use models to analyze the phenomena and develop solutions. Requires an introductory course in probability and statistics and a semester of calculus.
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Provides the knowledge needed to diagnose and correct the problems that create long lines for services at the store or bank, for example, or queues of work in the factory. Explains the general principles of how queues operate, from an operations research point of view, and shows how to use models to

Table of Contents

 1. Introduction.

 2. Observation and Measurement.

 3. The Arrival Process.

 4. Simulation.

 5. Steady-State Analysis.

 6. Non-Stationary Arrivals.

 7. Reducing Delay through Changes in the Service Process.

 8. Reducing Delay through the Arrival Process.

 9. Queue Discipline.

10. Queuing Networks.

11. Queuing System Design.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780137447565
Subtitle:
For Services and Manufacturing
Author:
Hall, Randolph W.
Author:
Hall, Randolph W.
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Subject:
Management
Subject:
Engineering - Industrial
Subject:
Operations Research
Subject:
Manufactures
Subject:
Queuing theory
Subject:
Management - General
Subject:
Industrial engineering
Subject:
Service industries -- Management.
Subject:
Industrial and Control Engineering-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Prentice Hall International Series in Industrial and Systems
Publication Date:
October 1990
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Pages:
528
Dimensions:
9.5 x 6.9 x 1.1 in 771 gr

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