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6201Syllabus - ISyE 6201(Manufacturing Systems Fall 2005...

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ISyE 6201 (Manufacturing Systems) Fall 2005 Section A (TuTh 12:05-1:25 PM, IC 105) and Section Q (Distance Learning) Instructor : Dr. Ron Billings Teaching Assistant : Aphiwat Charnprasitphon Office : Room 430, ISyE Main Bldg. Office : Room 215, ISyE Main Bldg. Phone : 404-385-4082 Phone : 404-376-1177 Office Hours : TuTh right after class Office Hours : W 1:00-2:30 PM, F 10:00-11:30 AM Email : [email protected] Email : [email protected] Fax : +1-775-206-0897 WebCT : http://webct.gatech.edu Web Site : http://www.isye.gatech.edu/faculty/Ron_Billings Objectives : This course will cover the basic concepts and techniques of inventory, production, and scheduling in the context of the manufacturing enterprise. Quantitative approaches to key managerial decisions including demand management, production planning and control, make or buy and capacity planning will be developed. These approaches will be applied to various industry contexts. Enforced Prerequisites : ISYE 6650 (Probabilistic Models) and ISYE 6669 (Deterministic Optimization) Texts and Other Resources : The Goal: A Process of Ongoing Improvement (any edition) by E. M. Goldratt and J. Cox, North River Press. Factory Physics: The Foundations of Manufacturing Management (2nd Edition) by W. J. Hopp and M. L. Spearman, Irwin Press, 2001. All of the lectures will use PowerPoint slides that can be found on the class web site. To participate in the Littlefield Technologies simulations, you will need to buy a course packet (which contains your individual Littlefield access code) from the bookstore.
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