The paper examines the process undertaken by a control engineer in designing a material handling control system. Major subjects examined are physical material flow requirements, control system prerequisites, control principles, hardware, and subordinate considerations. The paper culminates in the development of a hardware section table which is used to select control hardware for four actual material handling projects.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Paper presented at the ASME Winter Annual Meeting, 2-7 December 1979.
  • Corporate Authors:

    American Society of Mechanical Engineers

    Two Park Avenue
    New York, NY  United States  10016-5990
  • Authors:
    • MacMunn, G D
  • Publication Date: 1980

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  • Accession Number: 00312202
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: 79-WA/MH-4 Conf Paper
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 26 1980 12:00AM