Laxmi Aspects of Materials Handling

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'Aspects of Materials Handling' aims at making undergraduate and postgraduate students of mechanical and production engineering aware of materials handling equipment and its related aspects. This book has been written in a such a way that even the industrial persons involved in the handling of any type of equipment will definitely get help from this book. Although material handling is very vast and versatile area of study; as far as possible, we have tried to cover all the areas of material handling. Every effort has been made to explain the basics in simple words and through representative sketches wherever deemed fit, We have also tried to give our beloved students updated knowledge of current trends in material handling such as robotics, automated guided vehicles etc.

This book gives the impression that it is divided in few sections but it is not. Major portion of this book covers three most important handling equipments viz cranes, conveyors and trucks. It also covers auxiliary equipments such as storage devices, cableways, straddle carriers, mobile lifting frames etc. This book also covers important aspects such as design, maintenance and principles of material handling apart from giving an idea how plant layout and its design affect the material handling.


Chapter 1 : Introduction to Materials Handling
Chapter 2 : Material Handling Equipments
Chapter 3 : Principles of Material Handling Equipments
Chapter 4 : Selection of Material Handling Equipment
Chapter 5 : Materials Handling and Role of Management
Chapter 6 : Econimics of Material Handling
Chapter 7 : Cranes Used for Material Handling
Chapter 8 : Conveyors
Chapter 9 : Lifts and Elevators
Chapter 10 : Industrial Trucks
Chapter 11 : Pallets and Containers
Chapter 12 : Aerial Cableways and Tramways
Chapter 13 : Sorting Systems
Chapter 14 : Storage Systems
Chapter 15 : Miscellaneous Equipments
Chapter 16 : Maintenance of Material Handling Equipments
Chapter 17 : Robots in Material Handling
Chapter 18 : Manual Handling
Chapter 19 : Safety in Handling
Chapter 20 : Design of MH Equipments

Appendix 1 : Indian Standards for Cranes and Hoists
Appendix 2 : Indian Standards
Appendix 3 : University Practice Papers
Appendix 4 : List of Manufactures in India


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Brand / Publisher Laxmi
Return Policy 30 Days
Edition First
ISBN 9789381159262
Author Dr. K.C. Arora, Vikas V. Shinde
Language English
Subject Engineering
Pages 327
Binding Paperback


Brand Information

Laxmi Publications is a privately held publishing company and is one of the leading publishers of Engineering, Computers, College, School (CBSE Board) and Children books in India and abroad. It has following subsidiaries and imprints through which it caters to different niches of educational and professional books market.

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