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Document ID (ISN)101620
CIS number 03-560
Year 2002
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Garcia C.A.
Ministério do Trabalho e Emprego
Title Plant layout
Original title Plant layout [in Portuguese]
Bibliographic information Fundacentro, Rua Capote Valente 710, São Paulo, SP 05409-002, Brazil, 3rd ed., 2002. 370p. Illus. 87 ref. Price: BRL 10.00.
Abstract This is a complete rewriting of the earlier version of the manual on plant layout analysed under CIS 84-1174. Contents: theoretical section: general concepts, layout principles, flows and dimensioning; logistics (enterprise logistics principles, storage, transport); signalling; industrial layouts (communication systems, fluid piping systems, instrumentation and equipment); planning of premises (floors, separation walls, roofing, foundations, loads); integration of different sectors (production area, administration and relaxation area, green areas, and parking and in-plant traffic areas); practical example of the layout of a rivet plant (project data collection, machinery dimensioning, raw materials required, flow study, calculating the dimensions of the different areas).
Descriptors (primary) safe layout; Brazil; training material; premises and workplaces; workplace design
Descriptors (secondary) signalling and communications; welfare facilities; floor area; equipment layout; work efficiency; machinery; safety planning; storage; manuals; training manuals; safe distances; job study; in-plant transport
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceBrazil
Subject(s) Ergonomics and work organization
Broad subject area(s) Physiology, ergonomics
Browse category(ies) Ergonomics
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