IE 312 Facilities Design and Planning

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(3+0+2) 4
Nature and classification of production systems. Product design. Forecasting methods; simple linear regression, moving average and exponential smoothing methods. Capacity requirements planning. Design of discrete production systems: product–based layout and assembly line balancing; process-based layout and design of work stations; group technology and cell design; material handling and storage systems. Facility location; discrete and continuous space location models.
IE 256 and IE 202.