Accession Number : ADA112893

Title :   Material Handling: A Review,

Corporate Author : GEORGIA INST OF TECH ATLANTA PRODUCTION AND DISTRIBUTION RESEARCH CENTER

Personal Author(s) : Matson,Jessica O ; White,John A

PDF Url : ADA112893

Report Date : Mar 1982

Pagination or Media Count : 29

Abstract : A number of material handling research areas are reviewed and opportunities for further research are identified. Included in the review is a consideration of the following areas; robotics, conveyor theory, transfer lines, flexible manufacturing systems, equipment selection, storage alternatives, automated storage and retrieval systems, warehouse layout, palletizing, and order picking and accumulation. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Materials handling, *Research management, *Literature surveys, Conveyors, Theory, Storage, Automation, Manufacturing, Selection, Transportation, Information retrieval, Containerizing

Subject Categories : Construction Equipment, Materials & Supplies

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE