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Why are there so many duplicated items?
Why is the facility so large or small?
Why are there enclosed rooms and open areas?
How many people will be working in the facility?
Does this design meet requirements?
etc. IE Approaches
IEs develop models to understand, design, and validate systems Procedures (e.g., SLP)
Analytical models – (e.g., machine fraction equations, queuing models)
Analytical layout models/software
Computer simulations Course Outline
• Introduction – Chapter 1
• Determining Requirements & Production System Design - Chapter 2 (except
section 2.3), Chapter 8, Lecture material with some handouts (not in the text)
• Facilities Layout
– Chapter 3 – Characterizing relationships and flow,
– Chapter 6 – Layout models,
– Chapter 4 – Personnel requirements.
• Facilities Location – Chapter 1, section 2
• Selected Material Handling and Storage Topics (as time permits) – Parts of
Chapter 5, 7, 10. Goals of this Course
Students successfully completing this
course should be able to:
1. Identify basic types of production system design and be able to determine which is most suited
for the production of different types of products.
2. Apply q...
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- Spring '13
- Industrial Engineering