Handbook of Military Industrial Engineering

Handbook of Military Industrial Engineering

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Features

  • Applies engineering principles to military process improvement
  • Presents practical examples of the application of Industrial Engineering in Military Operations
  • Reviews common operational challenges in the military
  • Addresses the quantitative modeling of military enterprise systems
  • Facilitates the transfer of military technology to the public domain
  • Winner of the 2010 IIE/Joint Publishers Book-of-the-Year Award

Summary

In light of increasing economic and international threats, military operations must be examined with a critical eye in terms of process design, management, improvement, and control. Although the Pentagon and militaries around the world have utilized industrial engineering (IE) concepts to achieve this goal for decades, there has been no single resource to bring together IE applications with a focus on improving military operations. Until now.

Winner of the 2010 IIE/Joint Publishers Book-of-the-Year Award

The Handbook of Military Industrial Engineering is the first compilation of the fundamental tools, principles, and modeling techniques of industrial engineering with specific and direct application to military systems. Globally respected IE experts provide proven strategies that can help any military organization effectively create, adapt, utilize, and deploy resources, tools, and technology.

Topics covered include:

  • Supply Chain Management and decision making
  • Lean Enterprise Concepts for military operations
  • Modeling and optimization
  • Economic planning for military systems
  • Contingency planning and logistics
  • Human factors and ergonomics
  • Information management and control

Civilian engineers working on systems analysis, project management, process design, and operations research will also find inspiration and useful ideas on how to effectively apply the concepts covered for non-military uses.

On the battlefield and in business, victory goes to those who utilize their resources most effectively, especially in times of operational crisis. The Handbook of Military Industrial Engineering is a complete reference that will serve as an invaluable resource for those looking to make the operational improvements needed to accomplish the mission at hand.

Table of Contents

PART I: Executive Summary
Executive Summary: Handbook of Military Industrial Engineering; A. Badiru

PART II: Modeling and Optimization
Optimizing a Physical Security Configuration Using a Highly Detailed Simulation Model; T. Marechal, A. Smith, V. Ustun, J. Smith, and E. Lefeber
A Time-window Constrained Scheduling of Target Illuminators in Naval Battle-group Antiair Warfare; Y. Lee and H. Sherali
Multiple Criteria Optimization Models for Supplier Selection; A. Ravindran and V. Wadhwa
Probabilistic Modeling for UAV Path Planning in the Presence of Threat Zones; B. Pfeiffer, R. Batta, K. Klamroth, and R. Nagi
Modeling the End-to-End Military Transportation Problem; J. Moore, J. Barnes, and R. Hill
New Advances in Solving the Weapon–Target Assignment Problem; R. Ahuja, A. Kumar, K. Jha, and J. Orlin
Optimization Model for Military Budget Allocation and Capital Rationing; A. Badiru and C. Aikens
An Overview of Meta-heuristics and their use in Military Modeling; R. Hill and E. Pohl

PART III: Reliability and Maintenance
Recent Advances in Optimal Reliability Allocation; W. Kuo and R. Wan
Lower Confidence Bounds for System Reliability from Binary Failure Data using Bootstrapping; L. Leemis
Assessing the Reliability of a Contingency Logistics Network; M. Thomas
Computing Small-fleet Aircraft Availabilities including Redundancy and Spares; J. Cochran and T. Lewis
High Velocity Maintenance: The Role of Industrial Engineering in USAF Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul; D. Keene, F. Dement, and G. O’Neill
Beyond Authorized versus Assigned: Aircraft Maintenance Personnel Capacity; J. Howe, B. Thoele, S. Pendley, A. Antoline, and R. Golden

PART IV: Contingency Planning and Logistics
Joint and Multinational Campaign Planning: A Project/Program Management Approach; R. Deckro, J. Moore, M. Fredley, J. Jackson, M. Artelli, and J. Van Hove
Mobilizing Marine Corps Officers; D. Bausch, G. Brown, D. Hundley, S. Rapp, and R. Rosenthal
The Deployment Scheduling Analysis Tool (DSAT); T. Hodgson, B. Melendez, K. Thoney, and T. Trainor
The Deployment Analysis Network Tool Extended (DANTE); T. Hodgson, W. Spivey, T. Trainor, and M. Williams
Reserve Manufacturing Capacity for Augmenting Contingency; Logistics Requirements; M. Thomas and M. Lawley
Inventory Models for Contingency Operations; M. Thomas
Planning the Ground Force for Operations in the Post Cold War Era: A Systems Analysis Approach; W. Cherry, R. Huber, and T. Hodgson

PART V: Supply Chain and Decision Making
Supply Chain Management; D. Lambert
Hierarchical Dynamic Decision Making; A. Badiru

PART VI: Human Factors and Ergonomics
Human Factors in Military Systems; M. Blue and R. Hill
Digital Warfighter Modeling for Military Applications; K. Abdel-Malek, J. Yang, T. Marler, and J. Arora

PART VII: Management and Process Improvement
Achieving Strategic Aims: Moving Toward a Process-based Government Enterprise; G. Freeman
The Military Performance Team; J. Brogan
How to Initiate Performance Management within the US Army; J. Brogan
Critical Resource Diagramming and Work Rate Analysis; A. Badiru
Innovative Techniques and Practical Software Tools for Addressing Military Analytical Problems; B. Foote and S. Goerger
Countering Forgetting Through Training and Deployment; M. Jaber, H. Kher, and D. Davis
Half-life Theory of Learning Curves; A. Badiru and A. Ijaduola
Readiness for Organizational Change: The Systematic Development of a Scale; D. Holt, A. Armenakis, H. Feild, and S. Harris

Appendix

Index